XpresSpa Group has launched an impressive airport testing business dubbed XpresCheck, led by former Joe Coffee CEO Doug Satzman.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has asked governments around the world to start a program of investment toward creating COVID-19 testing facilities at airports.
News from Fraport Group’s reveals the latest industry wounds from the coronavirus pandemic. The Germany company is digging a deep debt hole.
Sheremetyevo International Airport will take part in the campaign to promote Russia on the domestic and international markets according to news from the entity.
Smart technologies and the ecosystems they are integrated into, these each represent opportunities for both businesses and travelers. Airports, being central to the overall travel market, they will soon become highly advanced Smart hubs themselves, According to a new report from MarketsandMarkets, the global market for smart airports will reach $13.5 billion by the year 2020. Already the demand for smart technologies integrated into center infrastructures will skyrocket in the next few years.
In a global community that still harbors the fragmented resentments and fears of past wars and Cold wars, the weary traveler must often be left wanting. Wanting answers as to how come air travel and cross border movement are still do archaic, that is.
Don’t you just hate PR fluff? No matter where you look these days there’s a social media expert lurking around the corner it seems. We found yet another fuzzy Internet engagement this morning, and in of all places, Warsaw.
According to the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Shipping and Communications, the total number of airports inside Turkey will grow to 56, including the massive plans for a mega facility targeted for Istanbul 2020. The third Istanbul project in the North of the city will reportedly accommodate 150 million passengers a year. The projected cost of that facility is some €7 billion euro.
It’s no secret mobile adaptations for business and pleasure are gaining more and more momentum. Now news from SITA, via their Airport IT Trends Survey, tells of airports turning to intelligent tech, mobile apps, social media, and especially geo-location apps to improve passenger experiences.
News of emerging companies on the move tells of Nuance Group opening a new Göteborg Landvetter Airport store, a partnership with Swedish airports company Swedavia, and moves on a wider scale.
With airlines looking to reduce check in times at airports, it looks as though eye scanners and biometric passport chips are on their way to an airport near you soon. A mock up unveiled by the International Air Transport Association in Singapore last weekend, known as the “Check-in of the Future” demonstrated exactly how airlines […]