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JetBlue introduces biometric boarding at Reagan National Airport

US-based low-cost airline JetBlue Airways has launched a one-step biometric boarding process at Washington Reagan National Airport in collaboration with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

SITA deploys automated border control gates at Punta Cana Airport

SITA has installed automated border control gates at the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana International Airport to speed up the processing of passengers. 

Honeywell tests SURF IA safety technology to reduce runway collisions

Honeywell has completed initial testing of its new Surface Indications and Alert System (SURF IA) safety technology that is intended to reduce accidents and collisions on runways. 

Finavia to use Neste renewable diesel for Finnish airport vehicles

Finavia is set to use Neste MY Renewable Diesel in vehicles at Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo and Kittilä airports in Finland. 

London Gatwick Airport surpasses four million passengers milestone

London Gatwick Airport has registered a record passenger traffic number of more than four million people for the first time for last month.

Leighton Asia-led JV to work on $295.3m Hong Kong Airport project

The Airport Authority of Hong Kong has selected CIMIC Group subsidiary Leighton Asia and its joint venture (JV) partner Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Company for a A$390m ($295.3m) construction contract at Hong Kong International Airport.

Airways demonstrates prototype digital tower at Auckland Airport

Airways New Zealand has demonstrated a prototype digital air traffic control (ATC) tower at Auckland Airport.

Glasgow Airport’s Central Search overhaul project underway

Scotland’s Glasgow Airport is carrying out work at its Central Search facility to increase the passenger handling capacity of the terminal by 20%.

Leonardo to deploy TETRA solution at King Abdulaziz Airport

Leonardo has secured a new contract to deliver a terrestrial trunked radio (TETRA) solution to the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) through its subsidiary Selex ES Saudi Arabia.

Qantas opens new lounge at London Heathrow Airport

Qantas has opened the new London Lounge at Heathrow Airport in preparation for a launch of non-stop 787 Dreamliner flight services between the UK and Australia, expected to commence on 25 March next year.