All articles by Hemanth Kumar

Hemanth Kumar

Top ten airlines in 2020

Aviation is one of the worst-hit industries by the Covid-19 pandemic due to travel restrictions imposed by the majority of countries. Airport Technology lists the top ten airlines in 2020, based on 2019 revenues, and lists the measures being taken in 2020 to mitigate the impact of the pandemic.

UK airports to install 3D cabin baggage screening equipment

The UK Government has authorised all major airports in the country to have new 3D cabin baggage screening equipment in place by 1 December 2022.

BIAL selects Beontra solution to augment capacity planning

India’s Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has signed an agreement with Germany-based data analytics firm Beontra to improve capacity planning and terminal operations at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport).

Sacramento Airport chooses Accipiter radar to boost security

Accipiter Radar Technologies has secured a contract to supply its 3D Total Coverage avian radar system to Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in the US.

American Airlines to open new station at Houston’s IAH

American Airlines has unveiled plans to open a new Line Maintenance station at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to cater to increased demand for maintenance during the summer peak season.

Kempegowda Airport launches automated baggage drop-off system

India’s Kempegowda International Airport has introduced a fully automated baggage drop-off system that will allow passengers to get express service at the baggage check-in. 

Detroit Metropolitan Airport deploys Infax’s TRAX SmartRestroom system

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) has adopted software solutions provider Infax’s TRAX SmartRestroom facility analytics system at its McNamara Terminal.

Scoot to shift operations to Changi Airport’s T1 to support growth

Singapore Airlines’ low-cost arm Scoot is set to move its operations from Terminal 2 (T2) to Terminal 1 (T1) of Singapore Changi Airport to facilitate its growth plans and improve customer experience.

IAA selects Smiths Detection for checkpoint lanes at airports in Israel

Israel Airport Authority (IAA) has awarded a contract to Smiths Detection and its local distributor Eastronics to supply 32 advanced checkpoint lanes for Ben Gurion Airport and the new Ramon International Airport. 

Bright Light Systems installs LED lights at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Bright Light Systems (BLS) has supplied high-mast LED lighting for a retrofit of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s (ATL) existing airport apron lighting in the US.