ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO TEST AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY TO HELP IDENTIFY MEDICALLY AT-RISK TRAVELLERS

 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of COVID-19. Etihad will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor the temperature, heart rate and respiratory rate of any person using an airport touchpoint such as a check-in or information kiosk, a bag drop facility, a security point or immigration gate. The Elenium system will automatically suspend the self-service check-in or bag drop process if … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO TEST AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY TO HELP IDENTIFY MEDICALLY AT-RISK TRAVELLERS

Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal Building project to set benchmark for airports for the next 20 years

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) hosted media today to explore updates to its Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) project, which executives said will set the benchmark for all airports over the next 20 years. The comments were made on the sidelines of this week’s ACI Exchange 2019 conference being held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi—where the global aviation industry is gathering to explore the future of airport innovation.   Taking questions about the vast new MTB facility were ADAC Chief Executive Officer Bryan Thompson, Chief Programs Officer Sulaiman Al Siksek, and Acting Chief Operations Officer Ahmed Juma Al Shamsi. The MTB encompasses … Continue reading Abu Dhabi’s Midfield Terminal Building project to set benchmark for airports for the next 20 years

Changing the Way the World Moves

World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Air Mobility System unveiled  Edited by Shereen Shabnam Alaka’i Technologies, an emerging air mobility design and manufacturing company unveiled Skai, the world’s first sleek, hydrogen fuel cell powered air mobility solution with uncluttered design. Running entirely on clean hydrogen fuel cells, Skai is poised to be one of the safest, cleanest and most versatile air mobility solution introduced to the world.  Skai’s core team members are nationally-recognized aerospace experts, engineers, and veteran pilots who have served in top-level positions at NASA, Raytheon, Beech, Cirrus, Dayjet, and the Department of Defense who collaborated on the vision of solving … Continue reading Changing the Way the World Moves

Life Well Travelled

Turkish Airlines’ new Sharjah flights offers more travel experiences By Shereen Shabnam Travel enthusiasts in the UAE love visiting Turkey as a destination or as a stop over to connect with other cities across the world so we recently headed to Sharjah Airport to celebrate the arrival of the Turkish Airlines’ inaugural flight from Istanbul. The aircraft was welcomed with a traditional water salute, and a reception was held for the airline’s officials in the presence of HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authorityand Mr. Ahmet Olmustur, Chief Marketing Officer of Turkish Airlines. Our team felt privileged … Continue reading Life Well Travelled