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SITA and Nice Airport Just Made Travel Nicer with Beacon-Powered Shopper-Friendly App

Nice Côte d’Azur airport has applied SITA’s beacons and Common Use Beacon Registry technology services to support a new multifunctional app which will give travellers personalised suggestions on activities, concessionaire services, and shopping. The release of the app was timed to coincide with the opening […]

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Emirates and Boeing Partner for Epic UAV Destination Filming Project

Emirates and Boeing have partnered to sponsor ‘View from Above’ UAV aerial filming project which will span 18 destinations around the world.

Emirates describes the ‘View from Above’ project as “one of the largest aerial filming projects ever conducted using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).”

Filming took place in 18 destinations on five continents, including Emirates’ hub in Dubai and Boeing’s home in Seattle.

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Schengen Free Transit Policy Meets Its End in Border of Denmark and Sweden

Any travellers who want to travel from the Copenhagen city centre to Sweden, will have to take public transport to the airport, then change to a train crossing the bridge. Danish rail operator DSB, will check traveller IDs at the airport.

To ensure no one crosses the railroad tracks to circumvent border controls, Copenhagen Kastrup airport has built a fence at this connection point.

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For Second Year, Airlines Rate Copenhagen Airport as World’s Best for Route Development

“The growth, jobs and investment created by International routes makes for heavy competition between airports, which has intensified over the last 10-15 years. It is a great accolade for us that we now have twice in three years been voted best for route development, ” says Ole Wieth Christensen, Route Development Manager at Copenhagen Airport.