New Art Installations by Local and Regional Artists Welcome Holiday Travellers at LAX

Source: LAX Latest Addition of Works Add to a Robust Art Program at the Airport Erin Miller Wray, "Bird’s Eye View," installation view. Photo by SKA Studios, LLC. Courtesy Los Angeles World Airports. As passengers travel through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this holiday season, they will experience an inspiring range of new artworks by ten artists in nine installations across Terminals 1, 3, 7 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Presented by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)'s Art Program, the new exhibitions complement recently opened and refreshed terminal spaces while showcasing the vibrancy of LA through sculpture, painting, photography, murals and multimedia. Together, these featured installations offer views of the city, whether from a bird's eye perspective or through [...]

2023-12-26T17:40:32+02:00December 26th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Aena’s airports in Spain registered more than 19.7 million passengers in November

Source: Aena This is 12.1% higher than last year and 7.6% better than in 2019 Cumulatively, between January and November, more than 263 million passengers were carried, 16.5% more than in 2022 and 2.3% more than in 2019 In November there were 173,967 aircraft movements and 102,374 tonnes of freight were transported across the network The Aena network of airports in Spain closed the eleventh month of 2023 with an all-time record number of passengers in November: 19,743,455, up 12.1% on the same month in 2022 and 7.6% more than in 2019, before the pandemic, the previous record year.In November 2023, Aena managed 173,967 aircraft movements, 7% more than in 2022; and 102,374 tonnes of freight were transported, up 13.9% [...]

2023-12-13T20:08:05+02:00December 13th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Qatar Airways and Doha’s Hamad International Airport Welcome Iberia to Qatar: The Inaugural of The Daily Services Between Madrid and Doha Marks Another Partnership Milestone Boosting Global Connectivity

Source: Qatar Airways Qatar Airways welcomed Iberia’s first non-stop flight to Doha, Qatar from Madrid, Spain. This addition, further cements the Skytrax “Best Airport in the Middle East”, Hamad International Airport (DOH), as a gateway to the world. Iberia’s new daily service complements Qatar Airways’ two daily flights between the capital cities of Spain and Qatar and three daily flights between Barcelona and Doha. These services expand on our commitment to the Spanish market and support our joint ambition to expand the world's largest airline joint business between Qatar Airways, British Airways and Iberia. Through Madrid, London and Doha, the three strategic partners offer unparalleled connectivity to more than 200 destinations in Asia, Australasia, the Middle-East and Africa, with the [...]

2023-12-12T11:16:02+02:00December 12th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Quito Airport reopens the children’s area

Source: Quiport The children’s area, located next to domestic pre-boarding area at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport passenger terminal, reopens its doors for the litter travelers, now with a renewed image after its closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Aware of the importance to provide a safe and fun space for children, CorporaciónQuiport, the company in charge of managing the Quito airport, has decided to renew this area. The new design aims to create a magical and educational environment, inspired by the biodiversity and nature of Ecuador, without neglecting the security that this type of spaces must always maintain. The children’s area has been carefully designed to offer little travelers the opportunity to explore and connect in a playful and sensory way with the natural environment. Various elements and textures that stimulate touch have been [...]

2023-12-12T10:12:10+02:00December 12th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

LATAM Airlines launches new route from Lima, Peru, to Aruba

Source: Queen Beatrix Aruba International Airport  The Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA), the Aruba Tourism Authority, and the Government of Aruba are thrilled to announce that LATAM, Latin America’s leading airline group, has launched its highly anticipated new route connecting Lima, Peru (LIM), to Aruba (AUA). The inaugural event, held on December 2nd, 2023, marks yet another significant milestone for Aruba as Lima, Peru, becomes the island’s third Latin America regional hub, enhancing connectivity for travelers. Passengers arriving on the inaugural flight received a warm welcome from the Aruba Airport team, accompanied by a small gift. The official inaugural ceremony unfolded in Aruba Airport’s Arrival Hall, attended by government officials, aviation executives, hotel industry partners, and esteemed guests. Distinguished attendees [...]

2023-12-07T19:31:07+02:00December 7th, 2023|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|

Honolulu Airport selects SITA Smart Path for biometric-enabled U.S. exit

Source: SITA  Biometric exit at Honolulu Airport is now operational and available to all international airlines Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) has become the latest airport in the United States (U.S.) to adopt SITA's biometric-enabled SITA Smart Path to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in fulfilling its congressional mandate for biometric passenger screening on exit from the U.S. SITA has implemented 54 face pods across Terminals 1 and 2 which are available to all international passengers. The technology provides travelers with a touchless process that further secures and streamlines international departures. If a traveler cannot be matched to a photo on record through Biometric Exit or chooses to opt out of the process, the traveler will proceed [...]

2023-11-28T19:57:24+02:00November 28th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, SUPPLIERS|

Thanksgiving travel at LAX expects to draw up to 2.5 million passengers to the Airport

Source: LAX Guests encouraged to arrive early, pre-book parking, use cell phone waiting lots to help with increased vehicle traffic Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expecting a Thanksgiving travel period with up to 2.5 million passengers using the airport and more than 92,000 vehicles on peak travel days. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and pre-book parking in the newly opened LAX Budget Parking facility, LAX Economy Parking, or other official airport parking lots. “We are thrilled to welcome a significant increase in travelers during the Thanksgiving travel period, with projections indicating nearly 300,000 more guests than the previous year,” said Bea Hsu, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports. “To ensure a smooth journey, we recommend passengers [...]

2023-11-24T11:33:56+02:00November 24th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Global Traveller Survey report reveals positive intention to travel despite impact of the global economy

Source: ACI World New ASQ 2023 Global Traveller Survey report provides key insights into the evolution of traveller behaviours and expectations ACI World at Airports Innovate releases the newest edition of the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Global Traveller Survey report revealing positive intention to travel despite impact of the global economy. For the fourth year, ACI World's Airport Service Quality's (ASQ) expertise in market research has been leveraged for the ASQ 2023 Global Traveller Survey (GTS) report to engage the views of over 4,000 travellers from 30 countries who have travelled by air at least once in the past 12 months. The GTS report provides key insights into the evolution of traveller behaviours and expectations and contributes to the advancement [...]

2023-11-22T09:50:10+02:00November 22nd, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Airports Innovate event kicks off in Muscat, aims to transform the future of air travel

Source: ACI World ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East, ACI EUROPE, and ACI World today kick off Airports Innovate, a global aviation event centred around innovation. Themed "Dynamic Think Tank – Reveal the Future," this brand-new event will capture the latest innovations that are transforming the global airport industry. The conference is hosted by Oman Airports in Muscat from 20–22 November 2023. With an anticipated capacity of 400+ delegates, 30+ exhibitors and sponsors, and 60+ speakers, this event will bring together an influential audience comprising global airport leaders and their innovation labs, aviation technology developers, airlines, Civil Aviation Authorities, industry suppliers, mobility experts, start-ups and more. Airports Innovate will encompass a wide range of topics critical to the airport industry, including [...]

2023-11-20T17:28:53+02:00November 20th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Aena Ventures announced the winning startups of its 2nd edition

Source: Aena More than 500 proposals from 40 countries have participated The five winning companies will carry out a pilot project with Aena with a budget of €50,000 and will be eligible for a contract of up to €2 million The selected startups present their projects at the 'Welcome Week',  inaugurated today in Barcelona with the presence of Maurici Lucena, president of Aena The accelerator Aena Ventures has already selected the projects that will be part of its second open acceleration program, aimed at solving the five challenges posed by the leading airport management company. In this second edition, 514 proposals have been presented, 46% international, as companies from up to 40 countries have participated. Aena Ventures has selected five technological startups in [...]

2023-11-16T13:15:13+02:00November 16th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|