Tag Archives: Airport

Baggage handling improves

The number of mishandled bags has dropped in the past few years. Image: SITA

With the number of air passengers expected to reach 3.6 billion by the year 2016, the importance of accurate baggage handling is becoming ever more important and according to a new study, airport baggage operations are on the right track. Continue reading

My Airport App

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My Airport is the official Aéroports de Paris app which provides information on everything from flight schedules to information on public transport including travel time and fares.

This app includes; maps of the airports, taxi ranks and contact numbers of taxi services, route information from current location to destinations such as parking lots, terminals and airport hotels as well as Wi-Fi hot spots.

The app also comes with a currency converter, information on time zones and tourist desk locations. Continue reading

REVEALED: most frequent self-service users

Self-service users on the rise in Frankfurt. Image: frankfurt-airport.com

Waiting in queues at the airport can be stressful, boring and downright annoying, yet few complaints are heard from passengers using Frankfurt am Main Airport, compared to those at other airports. Continue reading

Heathrow’s visitor numbers increase, but whose complaining?

How efficient are major airports today? Image: tracygallagher.com

Heathrow has been a gateway to Europe for as long as  anyone can remember, but should it or even London be the first stop for Europe  travellers today or is a shift in the London mindset in order.According to recently released Heathrow Airport  statistics, the airport welcomed just under 70million passengers in 2012,  compared to 61.6million at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle and 57.5million at  Germany’s Frankfurt Airport. Continue reading