Aviation Paper


Smart baggage trollies arrive at Munich Airport

Airports, and it seems airport baggage trollies, are getting smarter, as today’s news from Munich Airport confirms. Starting from today, passengers at the German gateway can enjoy a more digital experience in the time before departure. Using a tablet on a carry-on baggage trolley, they can enter their flight data manually or scan their boarding […]

Trade sales open for two new A-Rosa ships

Sales have opened for agents to book two new A-Rosa ships which enter service next spring. The 138-passenger A-Rosa Alea and 140-passenger A-Rosa Clea will run itineraries covering the northern and southern Rhine and the Moselle from April. At 110 metres, the two vessels are shorter than the company’s other vessels on the Rhine, allowing […]

Comment: Why the travel industry needs to expedite its digital journey

Philipp Pointner, chief of digital identity at verification company Jumio, stresses the need for continued digital evolution in the sector The travel industry has defied a global economic slowdown, experiencing record bookings and profits as pent-up demand following the pandemic fuelled spending on air tickets and hotels. Demand is expected to remain strong through the autumn too, […]

Passengers can pre-book security slot in new Heathrow trial

Airport General ManagerHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Balram Bheodari leads Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as North America’s most efficient airport, due to his vast knowledge of and astute attention to efficiency in aviation, which has allowed the airport to thrive in the most difficult of markets. Bheodari combines operational expertise, integrity, and selflessness to provide a […]

Helsinki Airport’s next-gen security control: Revolutionising passenger experience

Ari Kumara, Vice President of Security at Finavia Corporation, explains how the operator has been working to improve the experience through security and improve efficiency through leveraging new technology. Finavia’s new and enhanced security controls. CREDIT: FINAVIA As part of the largest extension project in the history of Helsinki Airport, the airport company Finavia implemented […]

Work begins on Poland’s new multi-modal megahub

Construction work has begun on Poland’s new multi-modal megahub 40 kilometres southwest of capital, Warsaw. According to its developers, Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) is a key transport development project for Poland that is crucial for the economic growth of both the country and the wider European region. At its heart will be the largest airport in […]

Celebrity Ascent completes sea trials

New Celebrity Cruises ship Celebrity Ascent has completed sea trials, which the line said it passed with “flying colours”. The fourth vessel in the line’s Edge class, which is scheduled to enter service in December, completed a series of “manoeuvrability skills to test its functional and operational capabilities” in the Bay of Biscay near the Chantiers […]