Development

Oslo Airport expansion enhances Norway’s ‘well-functioning hub’

Oslo Airport expansion enhances Norway’s ‘well-functioning hub’

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.

Passenger

Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase

The airport experience of tomorrow is being defined through a variety of technologies, from biometrics and beacons to mixed reality headsets. Report by Ryan Ghee.

Operations

Istanbul New Airport attempts world record for ‘Longest Truck Procession’

Istanbul New Airport attempts world record for ‘Longest Truck Procession’

On the 564th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul, Istanbul New Airport and its employees saluted the city with a parade of 1,453 trucks. The event was also an attempt to set a new Guinness world record in the ‘Longest Truck Procession’ category.

Security

Analogic’s ConneCT designed to lower airport screening costs, increase throughput and elevate security

Analogic’s ConneCT designed to lower airport screening costs, increase throughput and elevate security

Analogic’s ConneCT checkpoint security system features a new modular imaging system based on advanced medical imaging technology and an interoperable network architecture designed to maximise reliability and achieve the lowest total cost of ownership. Its threat detection software is engineered to allow passengers to keep liquids and electronics in their carry-on baggage, increase staff productivity and reduce false alarms.

IT

So you think you can run an airport?

So you think you can run an airport?

Imagine a game that puts you in the seat of an airport operator. Got it? Now add to it 28.5 million passengers flying through this airport on a yearly basis. It is Russia’s second-busiest airport, Moscow-Domodedovo, that launched a game enabling you to get a feel for what it’s like to facilitate 225,000 aircraft movements a year. Agata Lyznik gets her game on.

Commercial

A taste of the Côte d’Azur

A taste of the Côte d’Azur

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.”

ACI EUROPE Activities

At the gathering of the regionals

At the gathering of the regionals

The 10th ACI EUROPE Regional Airports Conference & Exhibition took place on 15-17 May in Cork, hosted by Cork Airport. Over 170 representatives from airports, airlines, industry suppliers and institutional stakeholders participated in this year’s event, which was on the theme of ‘A New Era of Engagement and Digital Innovation’. Inês Rebelo reports.