These Are Europe’s Best Airports, According to Industry Experts

These are Europe’s best airports, according to industry experts. The 13th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced last night during the Gala Dinner of the 27th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition. This years’ judging panel for […]

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U.S. Airports Were the Clear Winners in Trump Meeting, but What’s Next?

U.S. airline and airport leaders met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday.
What follows is a summary of happenings and their implications.

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Oslo Airport Recognised as Europe’s Greenest

Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, with Avinor’s Oslo Airport winning the Eco-Innovation Award from the independent Advisory Board of the carbon management program, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

“The judges were particularly impressed by the pioneering and innovative Oslo Airport’s project of setting up a regular supply of bio jetfuel to all the customer airlines, since January 2016, making it the first airport in the world to offer this service through the normal supply mechanism,” ACI EUROPE explains.

Dublin Airport Recognised As Europe’s Most Accessible Airport

Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, naming Dublin Airport as Europe’s most accessible.

The awards were announced during the Gala Dinner of the 26th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, in Athens on Tuesday night.

A Brexit Would Pose Greater Security Challenges to European Aviation, Say ACI EUROPE Leaders

Speaking at the 2016 ACI EUROPE Annual Congress and General Assembly in Athens on Tuesday, Augustin de Romanet, ACI EUROPE President and President & CEO of Aéroports de Paris SA/Groupe ADP, warned of additional challenges to risk-based security and intelligence sharing which a potential Brexit would pose.

Praising the European Union for not imposing systematic screening at the entrance of Europe’s airport terminals after the attacks on Brussels Airport, de Romanet said we need “more Europe, not less of it.”

Danish Universal Design Makes Automated Bag-Drop Accessible

Universal design is a thing of beauty, as Danish firm Marcus Pedersen demonstrates.

Its height-adaptable baggage drop solution which helps all passengers access the benefits of automated travel services.

The company’s height-adjustable Air.Go On bag-drop solution is as modern and convenient a digital baggage-drop solution as you’ll find in the market. But it was designed for optimum ergonomic use, adjusting the height of the machine so that it can easily be used by all passengers.