Tag: Passengers

2023 was 'mixed year' for Belgium's Liege Airport

2023 was a ‘mixed year’ for Belgium’s Liege Airport

2023 was a mixed one for Liege, the airport said, with a decline in freight traffic and an increase in passenger traffic. With 1,005,676 metric tons transiting through its facilities, the airport is still in pole position in Belgium and among the European leaders. In terms of passenger activit...

Sharjah Airport receives over 7 million passengers in the first half of 2023

With an increase of 24 percent compared to last year Sharjah Airport receives over 7 million passengers in the first half of 2023 More than 7 Million passengers in the first half of this year. 6 new flight destinations and 3 cargo destinations to the Airport’s operations  Sharjah - ...

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

After being ranked ‘best performing UK airport for security queues’ by a recent Which? survey, London City Airport is set to offer an even better security experience, with the introduction of an all-CT scanner operation from April 2023 London City will be amongst the first UK airports to ...

MIA now offering accessibility lanes in Customs

Passengers with mobility issues can receive special queueing assistance Passengers with disabilities or limited mobility arriving at Miami International Airport from foreign destinations can now request special queueing assistance when traveling through the U.S. Customs and Border Prote...

SITA, Geneva airport partner to enable faster services

SITA, a leading IT provider for the travel industry, has bolstered its partnership with Geneva Airport, enabling passengers traveling from the airport to breeze through self-service touchpoints at check-in, bag drop, and security. The new touchpoints are helping to reduce wait times and provide m...

The airline passengers getting ‘unacceptable’ treatment

As most people are excited to get back into the air, travelers with disabilities are finding things rather more difficult. Delays, snafus, even lost and damaged luggage? Welcome to the world of travelers with disabilities, who've been dealing with all this for years. "It's definitely got worse...

Sharjah Airport commemorates Oman’s 52nd National Day with Omani passengers

The 52nd National Day of Oman was celebrated at Sharjah Airport with its employees greeting Omani travellers passing through the airport in an effort to further deepen the brotherly ties between the UAE and Oman. The airport employees welcomed Omani travellers arriving in the UAE through the Sharjah...

Strong second quarter propels DXB’s H1 traffic to 27.9m passengers

A steady surge of growth throughout the second quarter has propelled Dubai International’s (DXB) half yearly traffic to 27.9 million passengers, just 1.2 million shy of the airport’s total annual traffic last year. DXB achieved the milestone despite a significant reduction in capacity resulti...

The highest number of passengers since the outbreak of the pandemic

Norwegian’s traffic figures for June show that Norwegian had 1,937,318 passengers, an increase of 19 percent compared to the previous month and the highest number since the outbreak of the pandemic. “I am very satisfied that we operated almost 100 percent of our 400 to 450 daily scheduled fli...

UK MPs want more protection for air passengers, support for airlines

UK MPs want more protection for air passengers, support for airlines

(Alliance News) - The UK aviation watchdog should be given stronger powers to protect passengers hit by the kind of international travel disruption seen during the pandemic, members of Parliament have recommended. The call by the Transport Committee comes after almost two years of disarray for th...

Heathrow: 600,000 passengers to cancel travel plans in December

COVID-19 continues to pose significant challenges for the travel industry, with Heathrow welcoming only 19.4 million passengers in 2021 – less than one quarter of 2019 and below even 2020 levels. At least 600,000 passengers cancelled travel plans from Heathrow in December due to Omicron and the...

Finnair Traffic Performance in December 2021

In December, Finnair carried 602,700 passengers, which was 551.4% more than in December 2020. The number of passengers in December 2021 was 23.8% more than in November 2021 (month-on-month figures are not fully comparable as there is one fewer day in November). The COVID-19 impact, including the st...

Accepting vaccinated passengers should be global best practice to reopen borders

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to vaccinated travelers. The latest data collected by IATA, including its Timatic service, shows that more than 20 countries have wholly or ...

airBaltic carries 49,000 passengers in April

Latvian airline airBaltic in April 2021 has carried 49,000 passengers or 67% more than the previous month. In April 2021, airBaltic performed 1,010 flights. Martin Gauss, chief executive Officer of airBaltic: “A year ago we were able to only perform a limited number of repatriation flights for ...

Fraport: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels

Fraport: Passenger Numbers Remain at Very Low Levels

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served a total of 599,314 passengers, representing a 90.9 percent decline year-on-year. For the first six months of 2020, accumulated passenger traffic at FRA decreased by 63.8 percent. Main reasons for the negative trend were the continuing travel restrictions and the lower ...

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