Airports in the news: Spring 2021
A snapshot of stories from around Europe. Compiled by Agata Lyznik
Prague Airport launches Fly via Prague service for self-connecting passengers
Prague Airport launches a new service on 1 April 2021 for self-connecting passengers, transferring between flights operated by different airlines. The Fly via Prague service is designed to increase the airport’s potential as a transfer hub. The main partner of Prague Airport is the Kiwi.com ticket portal.
Belfast City Airport announces COVID testing centre with Randox
Belfast City Airport has announced an onsite COVID testing centre in partnership with leading global diagnostics firm Randox, in preparation for the return of its international flights in the coming months.
AGS Airports introduces PCR and rapid antigen testing at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports
New rapid COVID-19 testing facilities have been introduced at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports. The terminal-based facilities offer both PCR and antigen testing for passengers currently travelling for essential purposes during lockdown.
Vanderlande to support Western Sydney International in developing ‘airport of the future’
Vanderlande has been awarded the contract to deliver a state-of-the-art baggage handling system to Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.
Finavia piloting UVC technology to disinfect security control trays after each use
London City Airport completes key airfield infrastructure projects
View smart windows to be installed in Dallas Fort Worth Airport’s “Gate of the Future”
Solar power: the next safe solution for runway lighting?