Airport Technology & IT


Bristol Airport Opens Refurbished Arrivals Area

Bristol Airport - terminal - new brand

Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes ten of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened by the UK’s Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis, on … More ››

Avianca: First Airline in Latin America to Offer In-flight Internet

Avianca Boeing 787

Avianca and Inmarsat have announced the signing of an agreement that will allow travellers to enjoy broadband technology onboard its aircraft. With this project, Avianca … More ››

Fraport Announces Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport

Bahrain future terminal project

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide has announced a multi-year project to provide Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) consulting services for the new passenger … More ››

New eGate Installation for Iceland’s Keflavik Airport

New border control eGates have been introduced at Keflavik Airport.  (KEF)

The first automated border control systems (eGates) have been declared operational at Keflavik Airport. The first control unit, equipped with six gates for passengers to … More ››

Students Tasked With Designing the Airport Terminal of the Future

The 2016 Winning Entry, Airport Under The Forset Park, Shanghai, China.  Xingqiao Li, Fang Yu and Que Wang Xi’An, University of Architecture and Technology, Xi’An, China.

Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, has announced its 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years … More ››

UK’s first digital air traffic control tower

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London City Airport has announced it is to become the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower, with a … More ››

3-D Display of the World’s Air Traffic Inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

The new Open Sky flight-mapping feature at Stockholm Arlanda. (Photo: Victoria Ström)

I n an effort to visualize the growing number of destinations that can be reached directly from the airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport has unveiled Open … More ››

Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

(Photo: Finnair)

Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

Remote ATC Tower Services for Jersey Airport

Jersey ATC Tower

Jersey Airport (IATA: JER) is set to become the first provider of Remote Tower Service technology in the British Isles. The move follows a development … More ››

San Diego International Airport Unveils Innovation Lab

Rick Belliotti, Director of Innovation and Small Business Development at San Diego International Airport.  (SAN)

San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN) has repurposed part of its former Commuter Terminal to serve as a space where innovators can conceive, develop and … More ››