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Biometric boarding successfully piloted at Ljubljana Airport

Biometric boarding successfully piloted at Ljubljana Airport

A biometric boarding pilot at Ljubljana Airport, involving Amadeus, Adria Airways and LOT Polish Airlines, reduced the average boarding time by approximately 75%. The successful trial paves the way for a common biometric solution, making check-in, security and boarding easier.

FLIO announces 1 million app installs

FLIO announces 1 million app installs

The FLIO app, used by air passengers to destress their time at airports, has now been installed more than one million times. This makes FLIO, the air traveller’s ‘flight companion’, the most used airport app in the world. Usage of the app increased three and a half times between January and December 2018.

NATS trialling use of Artificial Intelligence at Heathrow Airport to help reduce flight delays

NATS trialling use of Artificial Intelligence at Heathrow Airport to help reduce flight delays

A project is underway within NATS’ bespoke Digital Tower Laboratory at Heathrow Airport to test whether a combination of ultra HD 4K cameras, along with state-of-the-art AI and machine learning technology, can be used to help improve the airport’s landing capacity in times of low visibility, as well as improving punctuality.

Athens Airport becomes “China-ready” with dedicated app

Athens Airport becomes “China-ready” with dedicated app

Athens International Airport, in collaboration with Toorbee, has launched the first app in Greece exclusively for Chinese travellers. The new ‘AIΑ-Toorbee WeChat Miniapp’ offers Chinese travellers a user-friendly digital environment, in their own language, with Athens becoming one of the first ‘China-ready’ airports in Europe.

How cloud-based solutions help airports become more sustainable businesses

How cloud-based solutions help airports become more sustainable businesses

By Yannick Beunardeau, Head of Airport IT Europe, Middle East and Africa, Amadeus