The expanded Oslo Airport was officially opened on 27 April, creating a hub that “will make Norway more competitive on an international level” according to Avinor CEO Dag Falk-Petersen.
Chris Annetts took up the role of Retail & Service Proposition Director at London Heathrow last July, at a time when the airport was continuing to review its retail offer. Heathrow is committed to providing a convenient and tailored commercial experience for travellers, with a fresh focus on digital services, as Annetts explains to Ross Falconer.
Ongoing efforts to streamline the passenger experience have seen Europe’s airports invest in a raft of new technologies and digital channels in recent months. Ryan Ghee provides a round-up.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport announced the opening of its newest pet hotel and parking facility on 13 May. The environmentally-friendly facility features dog and cat boarding, a pet pool, indoor and outdoor play yards, Zoom Valet at self-park rates, and Car Care services.
Battelle has produced a White Paper on ‘The Importance of Image Quality and Image Quality Verification with Imaging Based Screening Technology’. It highlights how the quality of the images produced by a CT used for security screening is critical to the ability of the CT to automatically detect explosives.
easyJet and Founders Factory have announced the first two travel start-ups for their Travel Tech accelerator programme: FLIO and LuckyTrip. The start-ups will receive hands-on support for six months to catapult their growth.
The €45 million commercial renovation at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is nearing completion, with a range of tailor-made, unique concepts that convey a true sense of the Riviera. Filip Soete, Chief Commercial Officer, tells Ross Falconer how Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has realised its vision of “the most surprising commercial experience in a European airport.”
New electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Heathrow Airport under a new partnership between POD Point and APCOA Parking.
By Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE
As warnings of the looming airport capacity crunch become louder in Europe, a new study reveals that its implications go beyond airport operations and actually end up costing consumers. Report by Inês Rebelo, edited by Elliot Bailey.