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“Casualties” Inevitable As ACDBEs Struggle, Experts Say

“Casualties” Inevitable As ACDBEs Struggle, Experts Say

…look very different a year from now than it did prior to the COVID-19.” A Coalition of the Willing Given the extraordinarily difficult environment for airport concessions currently, concerns have arisen about the overall viability of the ACDBE program. Currently, U.S. airports that receive grant assistance from the U.S. government…

Future Airport Designs Focus On Mobility, Distancing, Zero-Emissions

Future Airport Designs Focus On Mobility, Distancing, Zero-Emissions

…multimodal hub equipped to handle next-generation aircraft, space travel, and even the replacement of aircraft with self-flying autonomous pods. The spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, which may be more prevalent in 2100, also played a key role in other shortlisted designs with an emphasis on fully touchless airports…

ACI-NA Supports Testing for COVID-19

ACI-NA Supports Testing for COVID-19

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) last week joined Airlines for America (A4A) in calling for government pilot programs for COVID-19 testing for international flights. “We continue to encourage governments to adopt risk-based and harmonized approaches to health and safety that will allow for the easing of international travel…

SAT Employs LightStrike Disinfecting Robot

SAT Employs LightStrike Disinfecting Robot

San Antonio International Airport (SAT) said last week it has become the first airport in the world to employ the Xenex LightStrike robot – the only ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology proven to deactivate SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19. The LightStrike robot uses bursts of intense UV light…

ACI-NA Supports Testing for COVID-19

ACI World: Coordinated Global Government Response Needed

…benefits the entire aviation ecosystem – airports, airlines and their commercial partners – to protect essential operations and jobs “As the airport sector, as an integral part of the global aviation ecosystem, has been among the industries most affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic and is confronted by a crisis…