Heathrow Airport’s onboard meal sales reveal a trend among passengers towards lighter meals with sushi now taking the number one place for dining at 30,000 feet, while more refillable bottles than ever are being recharged in the departures lounge.
Hamad International Airport recently welcomed four of FC Bayern Munich’s top footballers for a special fan meet and greet event as part of its partnership with the football club. A prize draw was also held and the winner presented with tickets to fly to Munich and watch an FC Bayern Munich match.
As part of Glasgow City Region’s long-term economic plan, a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and the city centre has been announced. The airport injects around £170 million (€200m) into the Glasgow City Region economy every year and businesses have backed the project as essential to ensuring continued competitiveness.
Optimising passenger flow and streamlining the check-in process are two common airport goals, with the increasing prevalence of self-service bag drop solutions playing a pivotal role in the complete end-to-end process. Borry Vrieling, founder and Managing Director, eezeetags, spoke to Ross Falconer.
Ryan Ghee explores how a US preclearance agreement, a Facebook flight search tool and 3D hand baggage scanners are contributing to improvements to passenger experiences across Europe’s airports.