Development

Gatwick opens world’s largest self-service bag drop zone

Gatwick opens world’s largest self-service bag drop zone

London Gatwick Airport has opened the world’s largest self-service bag drop zone as part of its transformation of the North Terminal. The £36 million (€45m) project creates a new state-of-the-art check-in floor and takes Gatwick a step closer to its ambition to eliminate queues.

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

Oslo Airport creates “unique shopping experience” for arrivals passengers

Oslo Airport creates “unique shopping experience” for arrivals passengers

Oslo Airport will open a new more spacious and inviting duty free shop for arrivals passengers in September, which “will offer a unique shopping experience.”

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.