Development

Sheremetyevo’s new Terminal B: “Showcasing the real soul of Russia”

Sheremetyevo’s new Terminal B: “Showcasing the real soul of Russia”

Visitors to next year’s FIFA World Cup, hosted by Russia, will experience a redeveloped Sheremetyevo International Airport. At the heart of the modernisation is the new Terminal B, which is inspired by Russian Constructivism and showcases “the real soul of Russia”, as Jelena Nikolic, RMJM Serbia’s lead architect, explains to Airport Business.

Passenger

Montréal-Trudeau’s increasing focus on passenger experience

Montréal-Trudeau’s increasing focus on passenger experience

Enhancing the passenger experience and implementing innovative solutions continues to be an important focus for Montréal-Trudeau Airport, as it seeks to add capacity and meet growing demand. Philippe Rainville, President and CEO, Aéroports de Montréal, outlines developments to Marta Dimitrova.

Operations

Salalah Airport signs agreement with Shell Aviation to operate fuelling facilities

Salalah Airport signs agreement with Shell Aviation to operate fuelling facilities

Salalah Airport has announced the signing of a fuelling concession agreement with Shell Aviation to operate the new into-plane and fuel farm facilities at the sole jet fuel supplier at the airport. Shell Aviation now supplies jet fuel at the two largest airports in Oman – Muscat and Salalah.

Security

Analogic’s ConneCT designed to lower airport screening costs, increase throughput and elevate security

Analogic’s ConneCT designed to lower airport screening costs, increase throughput and elevate security

Analogic’s ConneCT checkpoint security system features a new modular imaging system based on advanced medical imaging technology and an interoperable network architecture designed to maximise reliability and achieve the lowest total cost of ownership. Its threat detection software is engineered to allow passengers to keep liquids and electronics in their carry-on baggage, increase staff productivity and reduce false alarms.

IT

European airports band together to hack the passenger experience

European airports band together to hack the passenger experience

One of the most challenging operational concerns for airports is waiting times at security checkpoints. For passengers, security checks are usually a stressful moment in their journey through the airport. What if you could book your security slot? What if you could reinvent the passenger experience and make it seamless, stress-free and efficient? These and other challenges were what Recoding Aviation was all about. Six major European airports, led by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, brought 154 young IT experts to Berlin on 16-18 June to develop new digital tools that improve a wide range of passenger services. Inês Rebelo travelled to Berlin to watch the action unfold.

Commercial

Heathrow Airport partners with AOE for OM³ Suite to enhance the customer experience

Heathrow Airport partners with AOE for OM³ Suite to enhance the customer experience

London Heathrow Airport has announced that it will launch AOE’s OM3 as a significant step in transforming the airport’s digital experience. The announcement is further proof of the accelerating momentum that the OM3 suite has generated in the aviation industry, coming shortly after Auckland Airport and AOE announced a similar partnership.

Environment

Finavia achieves carbon neutrality at Helsinki Airport

Finavia achieves carbon neutrality at Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport has officially brought its carbon footprint to zero and it has received the international ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certificate for this achievement.

ACI EUROPE Activities

ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation surpasses 200 airports milestone

ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation surpasses 200 airports milestone

At this year’s ACI World & Africa Annual General Assembly (WAGA) hosted by Airports of Mauritius, the global airport industry issued an update on the progress it has been making in addressing its CO2 emissions, through the independent and voluntary global certification programme, Airport Carbon Accreditation.