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Lopamudra Roy

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. wraps up key headlines from September 2017.

AAI to upgrade airports in India

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to upgrade existing airports in Lucknow and Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, as well as Deoghar in Jharkhand.

Finavia to upgrade Runway 15-33 at Helsinki Airport

Finavia is refurbishing Runway 15-33, also known as Runway 2, at Helsinki Airport in Finland in a bid to ensure safe air traffic movement.

London Stansted CEO calls for new aviation strategy for UK airports

London Stansted Airport’s CEO Ken O’Toole has urged the UK Government to set out a national aviation strategy to help expand airports in the country.

CISF confirms plans to implement express check-in system at Indian airports

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in India has confirmed plans to deploy an advanced ‘express check-in’ technology at the country’s airports to enhance services for passengers.

ACI-NA’s 2016 report reveals 3.8% growth in passenger traffic

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) has issued its North American Traffic Summary of 2016, which shows a 3.8% rise in passenger traffic and 2.4% growth in cargo volumes compared to that of 2015.

Rockwell Collins and Inmarsat sign deal for global distribution of SB-S system

Rockwell Collins has signed a strategic agreement for the global distribution of Inmarsat’s latest SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) flightdeck connectivity solution, which is designed to enhance safety and operational efficiency for aircraft.

Admaterials to provide testing for Changi Airport’s third runway project

Admaterials Technologies is set to provide civil and construction materials testing for Singapore Changi Airport’s third runway project.

ATP and Ontario Teachers’ to acquire stake in Copenhagen Airports for €1.3bn

Canadian company Ontario Teachers’ has collaborated with Danish pension plan Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (ATP) to acquire a 57.7% stake in Copenhagen Airports (CPH) for approximately DKK 9.8bn (€1.3bn).

Neste and Genève Aéroport partner to provide renewable fuel for aviation

Finnish engineering services company Neste has collaborated with Switzerland’s Genève Aéroport to support the use of sustainable and renewable jet fuel for aircraft operations from Geneva International Airport.