2016 articles

Technology that takes control of airport operations

Control tower

Control rooms have grown from simple monitoring stations into interactive hubs where associates in the field can send...

Green field site

Schiphol

The Schiphol Group aims to create value for the Dutch economy and society at large. With a major...

Smooth passenger flow in a time of increased security 

Airport security area

Here, Adam Walsh, European business development executive at passenger journey specialist Tensator Group, looks at the growing challenges...

A-CDM: The benefits to ground handling operations

Aeroplane surrounded by ground handling crew

Recent reports by both SITA and EUROCONTROL show that airport collaborative decision-making processes and technology have a positive...

Baggage deadline

X-ray of baggage

With an EU-wide deadline for upgrading hold baggage screening equipment fast approaching, airports are faced with yet more...

The plan: I can’t “go coach” anymore

Disembarking from private jet

Everyone knows that international sporting events are big business for host country airports and the wider aviation market....

Airport retail: get your tactics right

Woman shopping

Emma Dicks discusses the retail opportunities and challenges presented by a summer of sport, and how decision makers...

A smooth landing: paving the runway

aeroplane landing

Gary Mason speaks to Susann Groß-Matthäi, Manager of Sales & Marketing Asphalt Additives, Sasol Performance Chemicals, about runway...

Building Space

Artist's impression of new Terminal 1, Lyon Airport

Gary Mason visits the new Terminal 1 construction site at Lyon Airport, which is part of a master...

Airport parking: the start of a journey

Airport car park

François-Joseph Van Audenhove and Aurelia Betatti discuss ways to maximise customer experience and create added value from airport...