Development

Copenhagen Airport to invest a further €268m in expansion projects

Copenhagen Airport to invest a further €268m in expansion projects

Copenhagen Airport continues its investments with a further €268 million in expanding and improving its facilities, including a major upgrade of Terminal 2, construction of a walkway from the metro station to security, a new pier E, and many more projects as part of the ‘Expanding CPH’ plan.

Passenger

Gatwick Airport launches end-to-end-biometric technology trial for easyJet passengers

Gatwick Airport launches end-to-end-biometric technology trial for easyJet passengers

Gatwick Airport has launched an end-to-end biometrics trial, in partnership with easyJet where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognised by new automated self-boarding gates. The technology aims at simplifying and speeding up the process for passengers and reducing the risk of human error.

Operations

Prague Airport signs new partnership agreement with Incheon International Airport Corporation

Prague Airport signs new partnership agreement with Incheon International Airport Corporation

Prague Airport has signed an extensive international partnership agreement with Incheon International Airport to share information and experience in airport operations and development, security improvement and customer experience, sustainable growth and technology trends.

Security

Hamad International Airport increases security screening capacity and reduces queuing times for transfer passengers

Hamad International Airport increases security screening capacity and reduces queuing times for transfer passengers

Hamad International Airport has increased security screening capacity and reduced queuing time in its transfer areas as part of its commitment to providing a seamless transfer experience for passengers and maintaining high standards of security. The airport has also further improved customer service in the transfer areas.

IT

Bergen Airport to implement BlipTrack queue management technology

Bergen Airport to implement BlipTrack queue management technology

Bergen Airport has adopted BlipTrack queue management technology in efforts to eliminate wait time, optimise resource utilisation and improve the passenger experience.

Commercial

Munich Airport launches new ‘Taste the World’ campaign with Heinemann

Munich Airport launches new ‘Taste the World’ campaign with Heinemann

Munich Airport has partnered with Gebr. Heinemann to launch a ‘Taste the World’ campaign at Travel Value & Duty Free Shops, operated by eurotrade, which will welcome customers with a large promotional area designated exclusively for the presentation of fine food items.

Environment

Geneva and Galapagós airports achieve carbon neutrality

Geneva and Galapagós airports achieve carbon neutrality

Geneva Airport and Galapagós Ecological Airport are the latest to achieve carbon neutral status through ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation. There are now carbon neutral airports in every region of the world, marking the global airport industry’s efforts towards addressing its CO2 emissions.

ACI EUROPE Activities

ACI EUROPE hosts its Annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament

ACI EUROPE hosts its Annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament

As is customary in the beginning of each year, ACI EUROPE holds its New Year’s Reception in the European Parliament in Brussels. This year’s event on 23 January was kindly hosted by MEPs Gabriele Preuß (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats) & Wim van de Camp (Group of the European People’s Party) – both of them members of the Committee on Transport & Tourism of the European Parliament.