More research supports frequent flyer support for airport technology advancements

Airports, airlines and border control agencies are building the “airport of the future” using biometrics and facial recognition technology (FRT) to improve the passenger experience…..

We are part of a technological revolution, but travellers seemingly still prefer the human touch to automation at the airport

From self-service check-in and baggage drop via self-scanning security points to biometric boarding, it is clear that technology is changing the travel experience at airports…..

Inaugural report into world’s most valuable airport brands ranks Heathrow top of its league, but Dubai’s omission from the Top 25 suggests the criteria may need fine tuning

The so-called world’s top airport ‘brands’ have been identified by Brand Finance with the release this week of its inaugural report into the most valuable…..

It’s all change again down Mexico way as the capital’s main airport prepares to build a third terminal

The saga (not too strong a word) of the replacement airport in Mexico City that never was, having been axed by the incoming President Andrés…..

Americans are happy to pay more than a third more for a non-stop flight than Britons but expect a shorter layover if they can’t fly direct

Wherever we may travel, navigating layovers in unfamiliar international airports can be a little bit daunting – and sometimes, boring. For those who often travel,…..

Airports Council International’s performance indicators reveal that two-thirds of the world’s airports are loss-making, most of them handling less than one million ppa

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its annual Airport key performance indicators (KPIs) on global air transport demand for 2017 and one of the…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..

ACI World warns that passenger and traffic growth ‘remains uncertain’ after ‘robust but moderating’ results in 2018

The outlook for the airport industry’s performance this year ‘remains uncertain’, according to global airport body ACI World, with current global economic and political tensions…..

Airport Arrivals – the top five most anticipated airport openings in 2019

The travel and tourism sector is a key global economic driver, but how will the air transport industry will continue to support economic growth against…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

The airport transaction deals of 2018 – fewer in number and quality, things could improve in 2019

Any article on airport transaction deals of 2018 has to be qualified by the fact there were comparatively few of them. While the days of…..