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 […]

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 […]

The Philadelphia story

Philadelphia International Airport continues to embrace biometric technology to enhance security and ensure the quick and easy facilitation of its passengers, writes SITA Americas director, Kristin Lindsey. With the return of international travel gathering pace, an ever-increasing number of US airports are adopting international outbound biometric boarding solutions to support the efforts of US Customs […]

Hospitality king!

We take a closer look at the growth and development of the Plaza Premium Group, which has evolved from being a lounge operator to one of the biggest airport hospitality providers over the last 25 years. The enthusiasm and desire to grow his business still burns brightly in Plaza Premium Group (PPG) founder and CEO, […]

View from the top

ACI World director general, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, considers some of the security challenges facing airports and the aviation industry today. Safety and security have always been the aviation industry’s foremost priorities. Airlines focus on preventing accidents and ensuring the safety and security of passengers and crew during flights, while airports deal with a complex […]

Securing the perimeter

Airports can redefine perimeter security by embracing unified solutions and deploying emerging technologies, writes Genetec’s Jon Hill. For good reason, airside physical security strategies have traditionally focused on securing and monitoring the perimeter. It’s a proven and effective means of identifying dangerous elements or intruders at a distance before they reach more high-risk zones. Protecting […]