Tag: Passengers

Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport sees most ever passengers in July

Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR) has announced that July was its highest ever month for passenger traffic, as it recorded over 100,000 passengers in total. The achievement makes July the second record breaking month in a row, after June surpassed last year’s previous record mon...

Airport Operators Association launches UK Airports Safety Week 2019

The fourth annual AOA UK Airports Safety Week was launched today [Monday 13 May 2019] by the Airport Operators Association (AOA). Running until Sunday 19 May, the initiative sees airports across the UK holding multiple events for airport staff, staff of associated companies and the general publi...

Brussels Airport introduces e-buses to transport passengers to their gate

Brussels Airport has introduced new e-buses which will be used to transport passengers between their gate and the plane. Starting from 1 March 2019, most buses carrying passengers to and from the aircraft at Brussels Airport will be powered by electricity. These buses are built by the European branc...

Wellington Airport’s new virtual assistant app for visually impaired passengers

Visually impaired passengers at Wellington Airport now have access to a free virtual assistant, providing live updates and information when travelling through the airport. The virtual assistant app, from US organisation Aira, assists navigation through the airport and helps passengers find specific...

Passenger-traffic growth & moderate air cargo demand in 2018

Passenger-traffic growth & moderate air cargo demand in 2018

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), 4.3 billion passengers were carried by air transport on scheduled services in 2018. The global number of departures rose to roughly 38 million, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled Revenue Passenger K...

Dubai International customer numbers top 7 million in October

Dubai International (DXB) started the final quarter of the year on a positive note with seven million plus customers passing through its terminals in October. There was moderate growth in October (2.1 per cent YOY), helping the hub’s traffic to reach 74.5 million passengers for the year. In ...

A4A: 16.5m pax to fly on US airlines over Labor Day

Airlines for America (A4A) announced today that it expects 16.5 million passengers to fly worldwide on U.S. carriers over the weeklong Labor Day travel period that extends today through Tuesday, Sept. 4. This will constitute a 3.5 percent increase from the 16 million passengers estimated to have ...

Orlando International to become first fully biometric airport in US

Orlando International to become first fully biometric airport in US

Orlando International Airport is to become the first fully biometric airport in the US as passengers will be able to experience biometric gates and automated border control. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has recently passed a vote on making the airport the first in the US to have ful...

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