“Robotic mowing leads to significant decrease in bird and mammal presence and, therefore, reduces bird strikes”
ECHO Airport Services, a division of Yamabiko Europe, aims to help airports become safer, greener and less expensive to operate thanks to robotic mowing of their safety areas. A test installation has been deployed since 2017 at Sola Airport (Stavanger, Norway). Operating 24/7, 26 robots mow 56Ha of safety areas alongside the main runway.
A new specialised cargo handling apron has started operating at Riga Airport. The new apron covers an area of 95,000sqm in the northern part of the airport and is directly connected to the territory where Riga Airport will develop its ‘cargo city’ air cargo service and logistics centre.
London City Airport boss: “New Taskforce can give business air travel a much-needed shot in the arm”
A new report by WPI Strategy reveals that UK business leaders see air travel as key to their future economic prospects and would return to the skies if quarantine measures were eased. Robert Sinclair, CEO London City Airport, has urged the new Global Travel Taskforce to move quickly to get business air travel up and running again.
Istanbul Airport recognised for “Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Environment, Information Security and Energy Management”
iGA Istanbul Airport has been certified in multiple areas by international body BSI (British Standards Institution), recognising the airport’s achievements in terms of quality, information security, passenger experience, energy efficiency, environment and sustainability. In line with its sustainable business model, iGA aims to create value for all stakeholders in environmental, social and economic aspects.
London City Airport has become the second in the UK to be awarded with certification from the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation programme. The programme, introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recognises airports across the world that deploy world-leading health and safety practices.