Development

Munich’s new satellite terminal welcomes 2 million passengers after 100 days of operation

Munich’s new satellite terminal welcomes 2 million passengers after 100 days of operation

100 days since its inauguration, Munich Airport’s satellite terminal has already achieved impressive results. The satellite has handled over two million passengers, with a quarter of them travelling on intercontinental routes.

Passenger

It’s summer time and travelling is easy… and fun!

It’s summer time and travelling is easy… and fun!

This summer is yet another exciting and fun year for travellers. Airports around the world have come up with fun and creative ways to entertain travellers and boost the overall passenger experience, ranging from music festivals and art installations to relaxation activities. Here, Airport Business has selected its top 5 fun things to do around the airports in 2016.

Operations

Budapest Airport is dynamically “evolving into the air cargo hub of Eastern Europe”

Budapest Airport is dynamically “evolving into the air cargo hub of Eastern Europe”

Air cargo volume passing through Budapest Airport has increased by 11.3% since the beginning of the year. While cargo services are contributing significantly to the airport’s success, long-haul passenger flights have also shown notable growth.

Security

Gatwick’s ‘Next Generation’ security area halves queuing time in North Terminal

Gatwick’s ‘Next Generation’ security area halves queuing time in North Terminal

London Gatwick Airport is another step closer to its goal of eliminating queues with the opening of a new state-of-the-art security area in the North Terminal.

IT

Dublin Airport and Skyscanner enter unique data partnership

Dublin Airport and Skyscanner enter unique data partnership

Dublin Airport has teamed up with Skyscanner to provide a suite of data technology services. Skyscanner will provide Dublin Airport with a big dataset through its Travel Insight tool, which taps into the global search data from its 50 million monthly visitors.

Commercial

Gebr. Heinemann delivers refreshed retail offer at Budapest

Gebr. Heinemann delivers refreshed retail offer at Budapest

Gebr. Heinemann has enhanced the shopping experience with a fresh look for its Budapest Airport stores this summer, while the airport’s monthly passenger traffic growth in the period to end-June has exceeded 9%.

Environment

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

As the negotiations for a global market-based measure for airline emissions intensify, with all to play for at ICAO in September, we take stock of where airports are in relation to climate change. Seven years on from the launch of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, initially in Europe, we look at how far things have come and consider what is in store for the future. Report by Inês Rebelo.

ACI EUROPE Activities

25 years of ACI EUROPE

25 years of ACI EUROPE

On the occasion of marking 25 years, we reached out to some of the key decision-makers, influencers and organisations dealing with European air transport to see what they had to say about working with ACI EUROPE. Here are some of the highlights.