Development

Fraport Greece unveils €10m expansion plans for Kavala International Airport

Fraport Greece unveils €10m expansion plans for Kavala International Airport

Fraport Greece has presented its €10m plans for the development of Kavala International Airport. The expansion includes upgrading of the existing terminal, the installation of a state-of-the-art baggage handling system, as well as remodelled and expanded fire station.

Interviews

SalamAir: the challenges, successes and future of the low-cost model in Oman

SalamAir: the challenges, successes and future of the low-cost model in Oman

Taking flight for the first time on 30 January 2017, Oman’s first low-cost carrier SalamAir has established a strong presence in its home market, now having three 174-seat A320s operating to nine destinations throughout the Middle East on either a year-round or seasonal basis. Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO SalamAir, briefs Jonathan Ford on the challenges and successes of establishing a new airline in Oman, and what the carrier has in store for the next five years.

Passenger

FLIO Digital Airport Experience to provide “service-enhancing” features at Athens Airport

FLIO Digital Airport Experience to provide “service-enhancing” features at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport has chosen FLIO Digital Airport Experience, a leading provider for mobile users at airports, to help support the overall digital experience at the airport.

Operations

ADP International strengthens its geographical footprint by “adding value and boosting passenger traffic”

ADP International strengthens its geographical footprint by “adding value and boosting passenger traffic”

What makes great ORAT (Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer)? Antonin Beurrier, CEO ADP International, Groupe ADP, will explore that question in the Airport Operations Conference at this year’s ACI Airport Exchange. He shared some insights into Groupe ADP’s international strategy with Ross Falconer.

Security

A vision for the contactless passenger journey

A vision for the contactless passenger journey

Miguel Leitmann, CEO Vision-Box, is participating in the Security & Crisis Management Summit at this year’s ACI Airport Exchange. Ahead of the event, he shared his thoughts on advancing the concept of the contactless passenger journey with Ross Falconer.

IT

Manchester Airports Group launches new technology and e-commerce start-up

Manchester Airports Group launches new technology and e-commerce start-up

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has launched its own technology and e-commerce business, MAG-O, to respond to technology-driven changes and to move the airport experience into a new digital era.

Commercial

Airports bringing Christmas magic and festive promotions to passengers

Airports bringing Christmas magic and festive promotions to passengers

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year, and airports around the world are creating Christmas cheer with various exclusive promotions and festive initiatives, ranging from drone shows and ice skating to charitable campaigns.

Environment

Global airport industry climate action surpasses 200 milestone

Global airport industry climate action surpasses 200 milestone

To deliver on their commitment to fight Climate Change, airports worldwide are rolling up their sleeves and intensifying their efforts. More airports than ever are engaged in the Action for Climate, something which didn’t go unnoticed during the recent COP23 in Bonn. Agata Lyznik reports on the latest progress.

ACI EUROPE Activities

1,405 industry experts attend ACI Airport Exchange hosted by Oman Airports Management Company

1,405 industry experts attend ACI Airport Exchange hosted by Oman Airports Management Company

Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC), which is responsible for the management and operations of the new $1.8 billion Muscat International Airport, Salalah Airport, and other regional airports in the Sultanate of Oman, last week hosted the 11th ACI Airport Exchange, staged jointly by ACI EUROPE, ACI Asia-Pacific and ACI World.