airports

  • Huawei and Hamad International Airport Enter into a Strategic Partnership for Co-Innovation

    At the 17th Dubai Airport Show, in Dubai, UAE, Huawei and Hamad International Airport(HIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), formalizing a strategic partnership to enable the airport's digital transformation.

  • Munich Airport cleans up at Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

    At the highly respected Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017 in Belfast, the airport's marketing team ranked number one in the category "Major European Airports" and also won the overall award. It recognizes aviation marketing teams for successful efforts in opening up new routes, attracting airlines and implementing projects. For the Routes Europe Awards, the flight and route planners of the airlines were surveyed on airports' marketing activities. The key factor for high ratings is an airport's ability to attract and retain new airlines and routes.

  • Abu Dhabi Airports initiates heat stress awareness campaign

    Abu Dhabi Airports promotes intensive health and safety measures for the nearing summer season as it commenced its annual ‘Beat the Heat’ campaign. Launched in support of the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety & Health Centre (OSHAD)’ Code of Practice 11.0, the informative campaign aims to boost awareness among staff and contractors on the effects of heat stress and how to safely cope with the extreme weather conditions expected during Ramadan and the succeeding months.

  • Abu Dhabi Airports Opens New Sleeping Facility for Transfer passengers in Terminal 3

    Abu Dhabi Airports today announced the opening of Aerotel’s new airport transit sleeping facility at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The latest addition marks the airport’s second facility that is operated by Aerotel of Plaza Premium Group.

  • Abu Dhabi Airports to participate at the 142nd IATA Slots Conference

    Abu Dhabi Airports announced today that it will be taking part in the 142nd IATA Slots Conference in Vancouver, Canada to open and enhance links within the aviation industry. The company will be joining Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT) and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport Achieves Sustainability Milestone

    Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has earned an accreditation level of ‘reduction’ from the Airports Council International’s (ACI’s) Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The program provides a unique common framework and tools for active carbon management at airports, covering operational activities that contribute most to carbon emissions.

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances traveler experience this summer season

    With its offering of transit visas on arrival, flight updates via social media, efficient and innovative passenger processing systems and an upgraded, stronger Wi-Fi service to ensure great connectivity, Enriching Tourist Experience is at the heart of all initiatives at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) this summer.

  • AIRPORT EXPANSION TO SUPPORT SHARJAH’S GROWTH PLANS Oxford Business Group’s team meets with chairman, Department of Civil Aviation

    Sharjah’s plans to boost regional connectivity were high on the agenda at a meeting held recently between Sheikh Khalid bin Issam Al Qassimi, chairman of the emirate’s Department of Civil Aviation, and a team from Oxford Business Group (OBG).

  • Amadeus and OACIS launch world’s first 'pop up' check-in service so you can drop your bags off anywhere

    For many travellers, the airline check-in process at an airport is one of the most time-intensive and frustrating parts of their journey. The strain on airports will continue to increase in the coming years with the Airports Council International (ACI) predicting that global passenger trafffic will grow 5.2% per annum until 2029[1].

  • DAFZA enables customers to obtain dual licenses to operate across Dubai

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), Dubai’s premier freezone aims at attracting local and national foreign direct investments (FDIs), recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai to allow DAFZA’s hosted companies to obtain dual licenses to operate across Dubai. The MoU is in line with intensified efforts between DAFZA and DED to support the Dubai Government's goal of establishing a diversified and flexible knowledge-based economy driven by innovation and investment.

  • Dammam Airports Company set to participate in the 18th edition of Airport Show in Dubai

    Dammam Airports Company (DACO) is set to participate in the 18th edition of Airport Show, the world’s largest annual airport exhibition, taking place in Dubai, UAE, from 7-9 May 2018, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

  • DC concludes (Think-Innovate-Win) airport campaign

    Dubai Customs managed to make the passengers of Dubai airports happier through the continual development of customs services. 94% of the participants in the latest (Think-Innovate-Win) campaign, launched by the Passenger Operation Department at Dubai Customs as part of the UAE innovation Week 2016, expressed their happiness over the quality of services rendered to them.

  • DUBAI TOURISM LAUNCHES STATE-OF-THE-ART AIRPORT INSTALLATION TO INSPIRE DXB TRANSIT PASSENGERS TO STOPOVER IN DUBAI

    Passengers travelling through Dubai International (DXB) can now virtually explore Dubai and experience the wide array of offerings available, thanks to a new, technologically-advanced digital installation set up in Terminal 3, Concourse A, that even creates and sends to passengers via email a tailor-made two-day Dubai itinerary based on the passengers’ interests and preferred experiences.

  • Emirates Opens First Dedicated Airport Lounge in Cairo

    Emirates today unveiled its 42nd dedicated lounge across its global network at Cairo International Airport (CAI). The lounge is now open to Emirates First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Skywards, the airline’s loyalty programme.  

  • FACILITIES MANAGEMENT IN AVIATION

    This month, leading KSA Facilities Management heavyweight, Initial Saudi Group announced that they have won the FM Cleaning contract for Riyadh Airport, despite stiff competition from at least five other FM companies. Initial Saudi Group have been appointed to take on the responsibility of all cleaning and janitorial services for Riyadh Airport, which comprises of three terminals (T1, T2 and T5 as well as two principal administration and support buildings and possibly a further two terminals that are currently under renovation, to be added later.

  • Genetec Announces Airport Sense—Taps Into Existing Security Cameras and Sensors to Provide Operational Insights

    Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, today introduced Genetec Airport Sense™, part of the Genetec Airport Practice Group. This advanced operational analytics solution relies on data provided by an airport’s existing security infrastructure, including cameras, sensors, and various detection devices to produce actionable intelligence about airport security, operations, and passenger flow. By accessing and analyzing both structured and unstructured data from these untapped security information sources, airports can extend their security investment. Airport Sense is available now from any Genetec certified channel partner.

  • Heathrow Airport delegation applauds Dubai Customs services

    A delegation from Heathrow Airport applauded the world class level of services rendered by Dubai Customs through customs entry points at Dubai International Airport.

  • Heathrow and Travelex launch new appointment service for VAT Refunds

    Travelex has partnered with Heathrow to launch VAT Refund by Appointment, a new service for customers reclaiming their tax when leaving the UK. Customers flying from Heathrow Terminal 5 can now book private refund appointments for a fast, efficient service at a time convenient to them.

  • Lufthansa Offers New and Improved Services for their Lounge Guests

    With a large number of new and improved service offerings, Lufthansa wants to make the stay in the lounges as pleasant and entertaining as possible for their guests.Adaptable to content of the respective lounge location, LoungeNet is a free of charge platform exclusively accessible for guests providing general information on the forthcoming trip, such as airport information and current flight status. In addition, the website also updates its discerning guests on special offers from the airline and partners for a tailored experience.For example, Lufthansa guests can download eJournals at no charge or view information on collecting and redeeming miles at Miles & More. In the "LoungeNet News" section, guests are informed about new products and offers in the lounges, such as the opening of new lounges or offerings in the spa facilities.

  • marhaba celebrates one millionth Dubai customer with outstanding summer offer

    marhaba, one of the world’s fastest growing passenger services providers, yesterday celebrated its one millionth Dubai customer in 2018. The milestone customer was gifted a special pass valid for unlimited entries to all six marhaba lounges in the UAE for one year. Marking the remarkable milestone, marhaba offers 25% discount on all meet and greet service and lounge fees in Dubai for bookings made on 19 July*.