Gatwick Airport has launched an end-to-end biometrics trial, in partnership with easyJet where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognised by new automated self-boarding gates. The technology aims at simplifying and speeding up the process for passengers and reducing the risk of human error.
An F&B delivery service, a humanoid robot, peer-to-peer car rental and electronic bag tags can now be found in Europe’s airports, as Ryan Ghee reports.
Budapest Airport has opened a new VIP service which offers exclusivity, relaxation, comfort and a personal touch. Located in the new VIP lounge of Terminal 2A at the Hungarian gateway, passengers wanting a little more style and luxury can secure Budapest’s personal airport service, which will be operated by the airport’s partner Cavok Aviation.
Hamburg Airport has launched new a fully automated baggage drop, developed and manufactured by provider of innovative technology, Materna. The kiosks will provide passengers with more independence and flexibility at departure.
Edinburgh Airport has become the first airport in Scotland to achieve an Autism Friendly Award, recognising its efforts to create an accessible and supportive environment for autistic passengers.