Should green bonds be used to finance airport projects?
Orlando International Airport is due to become the second in the world to finance part of its expansion using bonds that, while not labelled green as such, fit in a category where they can be used for projects capable of meeting climate change targets. While its commitment is laudable, should climate bonds be used to support airports given aviation’s status as a significant polluter?
Huawei’s new smart trolley will guide, inform and entertain
Passengers flying through one of China’s main airports can soon expect to use the Chigoo cTrolley, a multilingual smart airport luggage carrier that provides indoor navigation, real-time flight inquiries and entertainment.
September’s top stories: London Stansted calls for aviation strategy, Siemens to modernise baggage handling
London Stansted CEO calls for new aviation strategy for UK airports, and Siemens to modernise baggage handling systems at airports in Greece. Airport-technology.com wraps up key headlines from September 2017.
Airport Industry Review: Issue 25
In this issue: The economic argument for airport expansions, how airlines cope with extreme weather conditions, new gate delivery services being tested in the US, mobility solutions in airports, detecting counterfeit medicines, and more.
Is remote baggage drop-off the next big travel innovation?
Baggage handling innovations score high on the priority list for airports and airlines around the world, and one service is shaping up to become a potential passenger favourite. Can off-airport baggage check-in become the future of hassle-free flying?