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6
Feb

NEW TECHNOLOGY TO END RANDOM SECURITY SEARCHES OF CABIN BAGGAGE AT AIRPORTS?

Smiths Detection today unveiled a new X-ray machine it claims will mean the end to random searches of travellers’ cabin luggage at airports. Its HI-SCAN 6040aTiX advanced checkpoint screening solution is the first in the industry to be awarded the new European Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) certification EDS CB C1 for its automated explosives detection capability. The...
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6
Feb

ALL CHANGE AT THE TOP AT TULSA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Tulsa International Airport and RL Jones Jnr Airport have a new CEO, Mark VanLoh, who starts work next week. VanLoh was the unanimous choice of the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust (TAIT), whose members believe that his 26 years of airport leadership experience will serve the Oklahoma gateways well. VanLoh most recently served as aviation department...
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12
Jan

NEW NAME FOR MUMBAI CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S DOMESTIC TERMINAL

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has renamed its domestic terminal, Terminal 1, in a bid to make things clearer for passengers. Operator, Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), claims that the decison to change the name from Terminal 1B was taken to help “easy identification of the terminal and ensure hassle-free transit for air travellers”. Currently...
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9
Jan

THE BENEFITS OF BEACONS

Unisys Corporation’s vice president and global head of travel and transportation, Dheeraj Kohli, explains why he believes that beacons represent the future for air travel. It’s a situation most air travellers can relate to. After arriving in an airport terminal, you check the monitors and see you have some time before your initial or connecting...
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9
Jan

WORLD’S BUSIEST AIRPORT CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF NEW GENERAL MANAGER

Atlanta City Council has confirmed Roosevelt Council as the new general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The appoitnment, decided by a unanimous 14-0 vote, comes less than a month after Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed nominated Council to the position. “Roosevelt Council is the right person to lead our Administration’s efforts to ensure Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta...
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