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Huawei, a global information and communication technologies (ICT) provider, today announced that it has won the ‘Best Mobile Network for Airports’ award with a leading indoor digital MBB solution at the Airport Construction Summit 2016, which was held in Shanghai, China. This award is presented to global ICT providers for their outstanding achievements and contributions to building smart airports and improving network experience for air travel passengers and operational efficiency for global airports.
Changi Airport Chooses Morpho to Facilitate Passenger Experience in New Terminal 4 through biometrics
Morpho (part of French company Safran) has signed a contract with Changi Airport in Singapore to supply a solution to facilitate the passenger journey using facial recognition. This biometric control system involving self-bag drop, integrated border clearance and self-boarding gates will increase the airport’s operating efficiency and improve passenger travel experience. This solution is based on MorphoPass Biometric Applicant Management System and MorphoWay automated gates to support the airport’s Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST) concept for Terminal 4 which will open in 2017.
Over the next three years passengers will be enjoying seamless self-service with airlines and at airports as the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) comes to travel. This is according to The Future is Connected, the latest industry report from SITA, the leading global IT provider to the air transport industry.
Lufthansa and Fraport have partnered to create new digital shopping possibilities for passengers at Frankfurt Airport. With Lounge Shopping Lufthansa and Fraport now offer the first joint service platform in selected Lufthansa lounges at Frankfurt Airport. The platform enables travelers to use available iPads for purchasing exclusive products from airport stores and have them delivered within half an hour.
Getronics wins five year contract with AGS Airports to deliver IT support services as they separated from Heathrow
The new Frequentis subsidiary Comsoft Solutions GmbH has acquired parts of the ATM business of Comsoft GmbH. The management team led by Gerald Enzinger will focus on realising growth opportunities, particularly in the European and Asian markets.
ACI’s Airport Excellence in Safety programme celebrates five years of helping airports enhance operational safety
Airports Council International (ACI) is celebrating five years of the Airport Excellence (APEX) in Safety programme with the first review of 2016. APEX in Safety is ACI’s response to the industry’s call to action to improve aviation safety worldwide. It is designed to help airports identify and mitigate safety vulnerabilities through peer review missions, education, mentoring and best practice guidance.