Oslo Airport is augmenting its family-friendly offer this summer, with the introduction of brand new, well-marked strollers that are now available after the security check for anyone travelling with small children.
This year, Keflavik International Airport anticipates the arrival of nearly 1.2 million tourists – a 23% rise on last year – and the growth of Iceland’s booming tourism industry shows no sign of slowing. In response, the airport is embarking on its new master plan, which will facilitate growth of the airport’s capacity from 4.5 million passengers today to nine million by 2040, as Björn Óli Hauksson, Managing Director, Isavia, explained to Amy Hanna.
When considering Europe’s most progressive airports, Copenhagen immediately springs to mind. The ‘Expanding CPH’ strategy involves phased expansion to ultimately accommodate 40 million annual passengers, and fresh ideas abound along this journey, as Thomas Woldbye, CEO Copenhagen Airports, explained to Ross Falconer.
During the first three months of 2015, airports and airlines across Europe have been busy finalising inventive projects designed to help travellers make the most of their time at the airport and improve the overall passenger experience. Ryan Ghee rounds up some of most effectual innovations.
Aeroporti di Roma is making a major investment in improvements to Fiumicino Airport, which will notably enhance the passenger experience. Speaking to Airport Business in Rome, at the announcement of an important new high-speed rail link, Lorenzo Lo Presti, CEO Aeroporti di Roma, discussed the operator’s ambitious €12 billion infrastructure plans to completely revitalise Fiumicino, which truly focus on the end-to-end travel experience and embrace self-service and digital technologies.