Finavia has invested more than €1bn in the modernisation of Helsinki Airport. We find out how technology upgrades will increase passenger and baggage handling capacity and improve the customer experience
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, queues at airports have become longer, lasting in some cases up to six hours, as border control and aviation authorities need to check travellers’ documents manually. To fix the problem, carriers and airports around the world are implementing biometric checks that will enable passengers to move through the airport without having their passports or plane tickets checked.
The UK Government announced today the transport decarbonisation plan, a blueprint for the transport sector to achieve net-zero by 2050. The plan, which was announced this morning on the government’s website and presented later to the Commons by Transport Secretary Shapps, received mixed reactions from stakeholders. We round up some of the comments made by environmental and industry groups as well as aviation and railway stakeholders.
Airport security is fundamental for the overall safe functioning of the airport environment and passenger safety. Although airports across the globe have multi-layered security protocols when it comes to passport checks and bag scanning, many are falling victim to a less visible threat: cyber-attacks.
After Austria and France banned short-haul flights and substituted them with railway journeys, stakeholders from all sides of the environmental and industrial spectrum are debating if banning short-haul flights is really the way forward for the EU to become net-zero.
As Covid-19 restrictions begin to lessen worldwide the travel industry has started finding its wings again as airports begin preparation for take-off once more. However, reduced restrictions do not mean…
Located 12km southwest of the city centre, Barcelona-El Prat Airport is the main international gateway to the popular tourist region, serving 33m travellers annually, making it the second busiest airport…