Heathrow Delivers Entertainment On-the-Go

Heathrow EntertainMe Content Download Kiosk, Source: SITA

Heathrow Airport has collaborated with SITA to offer passengers new on-demand entertainment before they board their plane.

The two new ‘EntertainMe’ kiosks installed at the gate level of Heathrow’s Terminal 5, feature top film releases, television programs, newspapers and magazines which passengers can pay for and download directly to their iPhones or iPads.

Top film releases, newspapers and magazines available to download from Heathrow ‘EntertainMe’ kiosks

SITA To Help Malta International Airport Grow By Managing Technology

Malta Airport Terminal, Source: Malta Airport

Malta International Airport has signed a deal with SITA which will transfer management of the airport’s day-to-day ICT (Information and Communications Technology) operations to the aviation industry technology company.

You Won’t Recognise Oslo Airport By This Time Next Year

With one year to go for the grand opening of a major project to grow Oslo Airport, the airport’s management company, Avinor, reports that the project is running according to plan.

By the time the doors open on 27 April 2017, Norway’s main airport will be almost twice as large with capacity to serve up to 30 million passengers.

This Is the Self-Tracking Bag You’ll Covet, but Shame About the Logistics

Without a doubt, the Rimowa digital check-in luggage is a luggage fiend’s dream come true. But these Red Dot design award winners may not solve your biggest baggage problem.

This beautifully designed luggage is the collaborative project between luxury travel bag manufacturers Rimowa, Airbus, the manufacturers of the super sleek A350 who build other nifty planes too, and ever-stylish Lufthansa.

While You Wait for Driverless Cars, Take a Driverless Bus at the Airport

At the Passenger Terminal Expo in Cologne, I was introduced to NAVYA–the self driving minibus which might make getting from the parking lot to the airport Terminal far more comfortable. NAVYA is a fully autonomous, driverless electric minibus which the […]

Inside the New Concourse Helping Dubai Airports Serve 90 Million Passengers

“Concourse D has been designed with the customer at its heart. Shorter walking distances, more comfortable seating areas, more choice in lounges and a world-class retail and F&B offering are sure to impress and delight our passengers and our airline partners.”

Finnair and Finavia Fuel Hot Fashion in HEL

Finnair and Helsinki Airport are heating up fashion with a very special runway show, on the heels of its popular Match Made in HEL. This May 24,  Finnair and Helsinki Airport will turn the airport’s Runway 2 into a unique fashion catwalk […]

SAS Announces Air Travel Experience Improvements at LAX Terminal

As SAS prepares for the launch of its first flight from Stockholm to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 14, the airline announces recent improvements at the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) which will make check-in and pre-departure more seamless and comfortable for customers.

With recent improvements by the Star Alliance at TBIT passengers flying on member airlines, like SAS, will find a single check-in zone with new automated check-in kiosks available.

The 4 Most Environmentally Friendly Airports in North America

The five airports recognised have demonstrated industry leadership though their environmental and sustainability programmes.

Each year, since 1997, ACI-NA has recognised airport members for their efforts to protect and preserve the environment through specific programs, initiatives, or projects.

Airports can win one of four award categories.

Environmental Management;
Mitigation; Outreach/Education/Community Involvement; Innovative/Special Projects