2016 articles

Mind the gap

'Cyber crime' button on computer keyboard

Airports are major targets for cyber security breaches. Gary Mason reviews some of the trends that are driving...

Shake-up in the Schengen zone

Control room

Gary Mason reports from Lyon Airport whose state-of-the-art Operations Command Centre is helping management deal with the spike...

ARFF: the right approach

Airport fire engine

Aircraft rescue and firefighting is a vital part of operations for airports large and small. But given that...

Ground handling: bridging the gap

air bridge

Gary Mason talks to Francois Mamert, Marc Flamme and Marina Gallach from ADELTE about some of the ground...

Horse play in the security zone

Violinist entertaining security queue

So here we are again. AD 2016 is an Olympic year and there will also be a major...

Automatic for the people?

Car parking robot

Independent consultant Chris Wortley looks at how the latest technologies used in the car parking industry sector can...

Future-proofing baggage handling systems

Baggage conveyor

Will a baggage handling system continue to deliver high efficiency throughout its expected lifetime? The most fundamental requirement...

Safety hazard

Burned-out lithium batteries

Thomas Schwarz and Peter Ermtraud discuss the safety issues of air transportation of lithium-ion batteries using thermal management...

Currency exchange

Carol Benzie

With consumer confidence the highest it has been for 15 years UK regional airports are looking to maximise...

SMART DOCK

Passenger boarding bridge

Time at Land is key when making optimal use of assets such as planes, and every minute on...