Duty Free Innovation has brought to market a Fly-Safe kit aimed at airport operators to help their passengers comply with new safety measures. The kit comprises a Type 1 medical face mask, three pairs of disposable gloves, a pack of three sanitising wipes, and an information card on safe travel guidance.
This year’s 29th ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition, taking place in Amsterdam, 8-10 December 2020, is being organised in cooperation with the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC). Nigel Keal, ETRC President, and Global Commercial Director, Dufry (Corporate Sponsor of the event), gave Ross Falconer an update on the issues impacting the travel retail industry.
Beijing Capital International Airport is redeveloping the commercial areas of the international departure lounge in Terminal 3. The project aims to drive stronger performance through significant expansion of the commercial space to over 13,000sqm, and the creation of a radically-updated retail experience.
The way people choose to travel to and from the airport isn’t changing, it’s already changed, with Uber now an option for travellers at over 600 airports around the world. Here, Stephanie Hughes, Head of Growth, EMEA Operations, tells Ross Falconer how Uber’s platform can adapt and extend in ways that build around an airport’s physical environment.
Royal Capi-Lux, the airport retail brand of B&S Group, is collaborating with Samsung to let travellers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol experience their latest technology. A Samsung branded pop-up store has been created in the airport’s Lounge 2 to introduce the latest innovations including flagship smartphones and smartwatches.