2016 articles

El Presidente – we salute you! (sort of)

ARFF truck hosing aeroplane

Insider had made a pact with the huge editorial team at Airport Focus that he wouldn’t mention either...

Going the green mile

Electric pushback tug

Electric GSE and other airside vehicles can make a big difference to an airport’s emissions and pollution problem....

Snow horizon

Runway next to forest

Gary Mason visits Aebi Schmidt’s manufacturing plant in Baden-Württemberg’s Black Forest to discover how runway snow clearance vendors...

Fast track screening

Passing through security

In the second part of an article on major changes to baggage screening technology and regulation, Gary Mason...

Four ways beacon technology can benefit airports and travellers

Checking a mobile

Advertising feature Dheeraj Kohli examines how a seemingly trivial Bluetooth device can prove valuable to passengers and airports alike....

The challenge of rightsizing airport support systems

Jon McGrane

Jon McGrane explains how the transition in ownership of Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton airports to AGS impacted on...

Simpler, cheaper and secure

Digital bag tag

The use of digital bag tags and other more advanced technology is driving an ongoing self-service revolution that...

Retail therapy

Paula Oliver

Advertising feature Airport Focus talks to Managing Director of Wildstone Airports, Paula Oliver, about the media and advertising...

Airport retail: the changing landscape

Shopping at an airport

Airport retail must invest in creating an experience that at least matches, if not exceeds, the high street...

Ghost airports must rise again

Overgrown runway

One of the many things to recommend airports to modern civilization is that they are like gigantic corner...