Development

Manchester Airport opens new private terminal – PremiAir

Manchester Airport opens new private terminal – PremiAir

Manchester Airports Group has marked the official opening of its brand-new private terminal, PremiAir, at Manchester Airport. During the event, local business representatives, other stakeholders and VIP guests were among the invitees who were able to see the innovative product and get a feel for the new concept.

Passenger

Insta-wonders of the world fly into Heathrow

Insta-wonders of the world fly into Heathrow

Four of the world’s most Instagrammed pieces of street art have been recreated at Heathrow to provide passengers with the perfect ‘post’ moment when starting their journey at Heathrow. The artwork aims to make Heathrow the most Instagrammed airport in the world this year.

Operations

Prague Airport records double-digit long-haul growth and prepares to welcome Chicago and Hanoi services

Prague Airport records double-digit long-haul growth and prepares to welcome Chicago and Hanoi services

Prague Airport has reported 6% growth to a record 17.8 million passengers in 2019. A double-digit increase of 10.9% was recorded on long-haul routes, and this positive trend is set to continue in 2020 with two more long-haul destinations to be added – Chicago and Hanoi.

IT

Fraport Brasil installs new passenger processing technology at Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports

Fraport Brasil installs new passenger processing technology at Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports

Fraport Brasil has installed SITA’s passenger processing technology at the two airports it manages in Brazil: Fortaleza Airport and Porto Alegre Airport. New self-service gates provide passengers with automated entry to the security checking area with a simple scan of their boarding pass.

Commercial

Sheremetyevo Duty Free opens luxury marketplace in new Terminal C

Sheremetyevo Duty Free opens luxury marketplace in new Terminal C

Sheremetyevo Duty Free – a joint venture between the airport, Gebr. Heinemann, and Greenway – has launched a luxury marketplace in Sheremetyevo Airport’s new Terminal C. The development includes the opening of two multi-brand stores in the Fashion & Accessories and Watches & Jewellery categories.

Environment

Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation certification

Munich Airport earns new Airport Carbon Accreditation certification

Munich Airport is pushing ahead with its decarbonization efforts, and has now been recognised at Level 3 Optimisation of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation. The airport aims to reach Level 3+ Neutrality by 2030, and “net carbon zero” by 2050.

ACI EUROPE Activities

ACI Airport Exchange 2019: “We cannot be radical enough – harnessing every action towards operating the zero-carbon airport”

ACI Airport Exchange 2019: “We cannot be radical enough – harnessing every action towards operating the zero-carbon airport”

The 13th ACI Airport Exchange, organised jointly by ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific and hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports, took place in Abu Dhabi on 25-27 November 2019. The theme of this year’s event was “We cannot be radical enough – harnessing every action towards operating the zero-carbon airport”: Building less-impactful, smarter, secure and safer airports.