Etihad Airways is to be the first airline to trial new contactless, self-service technologies developed by Elenium Automation. These can estimate a passenger’s vital signs, allowing for touchless health screenings at airport kiosks and bag drops.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport is providing travellers with information on COVID-19 protection measures via its audio-visual channels. It has also installed special markings to help passengers maintain the required social distancing.
An interview with Miguel Leitmann, CEO Vision-Box. By Ross Falconer
Oman Airports achieved its ambitious ‘Vision 2020’ with the announcement that Muscat International Airport ranked in 7th place worldwide in the 2019 ACI Best Airport Awards, recognising airports in the ‘15-25 million passengers’ category. Salalah Airport, meanwhile, ranked 4th in the category of ‘under 2 million passengers’.
London Stansted is helping staff better support passengers and their families affected by dementia. More than 1,000 Stansted Airport staff have become Dementia Friends and completed awareness training so they can help passengers with hidden disabilities when they travel through the airport.