2015 articles

Baggage handling

Faster track

With space a precious commodity in modern airports and an increasing demand from passengers to have baggage tracked...

Aircraft getting pushed out

E-powering aviation from the ground up

Electric vehicles (EVs) can be found in a growing number of industrial environments. In civilian and military aerodromes,...

A shift in terms?

A recent case in which British airline pilots took their employer to court has concluded that complex airline...

Helsinki airport

The search for slots

Finding more capacity in our airports has become an urgent necessity internationally. Professor Konstantinos G. Zografos at Lancaster...

Regional player

Thomas Torsten-Meyer charts the rise of a small regional carrier as a key player in Munich’s central European...

De-icing

Frontier spirit

De-icing at Canada’s winter-locked airports is managed by a single service provider operating seven separate facilities across the...

Aircraft deicer

Cleaning up its act

Erik Waatjes, Advisor on Airside Operations at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, describes how its approach to the environment now...

runway

Safer surfaces

Reducing and removing rubber deposits left on the runway have been part of a NASA research project to...

Winter ground crew

Winter work force

Many airports bring in contracted workers to help with runway clearance and other tasks during the winter season....

Runway snowplough

Expect the unexpected

Very low snowfall for the past two years but an increase in heavy surface icing means that even...