Development

London City Airport receives approval for £344m expansion

London City Airport receives approval for £344m expansion

London City Airport has received planning approval for its £344 million (€409m) City Airport Development Programme, which will significantly increase capacity and potentially add £1.5 billion (€1.7bn) into the national economy by 2025. Report by Marta Dimitrova.

Passenger

Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase

Travellers across Europe stand to benefit from a range of new and inventive projects, from a robot bag drop to a passenger-focused “innovation challenge”, as Ryan Ghee reports.

Operations

Airport anniversaries in 2016

Airport anniversaries in 2016

ACI EUROPE this year marks 25 years of serving and leading the airport industry. It is an opportune time to recognise the many airports among its membership that celebrate their own anniversaries in 2016. Report by Ross Falconer.

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.