So long, Gate 35X. We won’t miss you at all.
The "new normal" of travel: FlightPlan survey reveals industry expectations
Traveling by air today brings a new set of challenges and concerns for passengers, but the means to address them remain scarce. A survey conducted as part of the Inmarsat/APEX FlightPlan event earlier this year reveals what industry executives believe the future holds. And follow-up conversations with some of those parties reveal how it might even get paid for.
From pre-flight massages to COVID-19 testing: XpresSpa pivots to XpresCheck at JFK
Few are traveling and those who are tend to avoid direct interactions at the airport. That’s bad news for XpresSpa, provider of spa services at airports around the globe. The company sees a silver lining, however, as it pivots to deliver COVID-19 testing in terminals.
Is it time for US airports to start closing terminals??
We’ve seen airlines slash capacity. The skies are far less crowded than they were a couple months ago. Is it time now for more airports to consider similar moves?
Understanding design elements of the new LaGuardia Airport Terminal B
The new LaGuardia Terminal B is lovely. If you want to understand WHY it is that way no better place to go than the source, the principal design architect for the project. And his explanation is spectacular.
Will COVID-19 delay the opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport?
Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport, already nearly a decade late, might not open in October 2020 after all. As contractors press on towards completing the construction a new challenge now faces the operation: Coronavirus.
Delta highlights airport innovations for the future of travel in CES keynote
What does the future of travel look like? With the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show keynote stage at his disposal Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian spent just over an hour on Tuesday morning going through what he sees as the next big things for the industry. And the company does have some very cool ideas in the pipeline, even if others highlighted in the presentation are less than new.
Etihad-Emirates combo: Hyperloop to the rescue?
Reports out this week have Emirates and Etihad once again circling around a potential merger. The politics behind such a deal are interesting but the airport terminal issues are massive. And Hyperloop might be the answer, a solution just crazy enough that it could work.