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Innovation Showcase – Autumn 2017

Innovation Showcase – Autumn 2017

Ranging from app-based F&B pre-ordering to virtual interpreters, Europe’s airports are continuing to think outside the box to simplify the passenger experience. Ryan Ghee reports.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens renovated Holland Boulevard

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens renovated Holland Boulevard

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has opened its newly renovated Holland Boulevard for passengers in transit. Located between Departure Lounges 2 and 3, the renovated public area has been designed to reflect Dutch art and culture.

Frankfurt Airport expands entertainment offering with Movie Worlds concept

Frankfurt Airport expands entertainment offering with Movie Worlds concept

Passengers at Frankfurt Airport can now enjoy popular blockbusters before taking off. A selection of full-length movies, fascinating documentaries and TV series, is available in two ‘Movie Worlds’ in Piers A and Z in Terminal 1.

Heathrow Airport launches new app to entertain children

Heathrow Airport launches new app to entertain children

Following the arrival of the popular character Mr. Adventure last year, this summer sees Heathrow Airport welcome new travelling friend: Little Miss Explorer. The duo has launched Around the World with Mr. Adventure, a brand new interactive augmented reality app, at Heathrow Terminal 2 to entertain children as they navigate through Heathrow’s terminals.

Bristol Airport launches new self-service bag drop technology

Bristol Airport launches new self-service bag drop technology

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport on 12 July. Twelve self-service kiosks and four bag drop desks have been installed within the easyJet check-in area in the terminal.