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Beijing Daxing to use Xsight Systems' FOD detection solution

Beijing's soon-to-open Daxing International Airport has selected Xsight Systems’ FOD Detection solution for installation on its East and North runways.

Brisbane set to become first Australian airport to offer direct flights to Chicago

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is set to become the first Australian gateway to offer direct flights to Chicago when Qantas launches a new four-times weekly service in April 2020. 

Queen Alia optimistic about traffic growth after rise in passenger numbers

Jordan's Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) recorded a healthy 10.6% rise in passenger numbers in April, although its cargo volumes dipped by 5.8%.

Melbourne Airport extends its technology partnership with SITA

Melbourne Airport has chosen to extend its contract with technology partner SITA for flexible and passenger-friendly technology to ready the airport for forecast passenger growth.

Huawei chairman addresses China Civil Aviation Development Forum

Huawei rotating chairman, Guo Ping, today told the China Civil Aviation Development Forum in Beijing how he believes that 5G and artificial intelligence will enable 'smart civil aviation'.

Profitability falls in 2018 but airlines continue to adapt to dynamic market place
Preliminary financial performance figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that the aggregated net earnings of Asia-Pacific airlines halved in 2018 to a combined $4.7 billion, from the $9.6 billion recorded in the previous year.

Mixed fortunes for region's airports in February as traffic rises

Passenger traffic across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East recorded moderate growth in February with monthly upturns of 2.7% and 2.5% respectively.

Turning to technology

Pragma’s Alex Avery takes us through the impact of digitalisation on airport retail and what this potentially means for the future of shopping and dining at the world’s gateways.

ACI ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS

Senior manager for external affairs, Vivian Fung, reports on the latest ACI news, views and developments from the busy Asia-Pacific region and across the world.

Focusing on the passenger

Sarah Samuel, Amadeus’ head of airport IT for Asia-Pacific, argues that the adoption of a common vision on new passenger-enabling technology will help airports address the challenge of rising demand.