In this issue: The resurgence of ultra long-haul flights, airport lounges adopting virtual...
A JV led by Alibaba Group’s logistics unit Cainiao Network secured a contract from Airport Authority Hong Kong to develop and manage a $1.5bn logistics centre at Kwo Lo Wan, and Boeing’s venture capital arm HorizonX Ventures invested in US-based startup Kittyhawk. Airport-Technology.com wraps up the key headlines from June 2018.
The modern surge of migration, driven by those seeking economic opportunity or fleeing from war or persecution, is a defining geopolitical issue of our time. Airports are often caught in the middle, left vulnerable to shifts in domestic policy or migrant flows. How are these issues affecting airports, and is there a solution on the cards to ease the knock-on problems for airport operations?
NASA has tested three new noise reduction technologies on a series of Acoustic Research Measurement (ARM) flights in a bid to reduce aircraft noise.
The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has partnered with Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) to advance the biometric exit mandate at the Orlando International Airport (MCO) in the US.
1st Detect’s explosives trace detector (ETD), the TRACER 1000, is set to enter the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)’s Common Evaluation Process (CEP) for airport checkpoint screening of passengers.
Iqaluit International Airport, located in the city of Nunavut in Canada, has been expanded and refurbished as a part of the airport’s $298.5m improvement project.
New Islamabad International Airport is the first greenfield airport ever constructed in Pakistan and is named after the assassinated ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, which was decided in June 2008 by current Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gillani.
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