2016 articles

Trains, planes and Scandinavians

Railway tunnel

Insider has always wanted to go to Copenhagen. My late grandmother was born there and to this day...

Virtual reality

Beacon signalling mobile phone

According to SITA’s latest technology report, airports and airlines are busy building out physical and virtual infrastructure to...

Power source

Solar panels beside runway

A number of airports are looking at solar power to reduce the carbon footprint of their infrastructure. Gary...

Cutting the ice

Iced-up aircraft

Airports in the US face heavy fines if their winter operations strategies fail to deliver. Gary Mason reports...

Abandoned airfields: the new playgrounds of Europe

Tempelhof

The list of new airport projects to have been given planning permission in Western Europe will soon become...

Going live at Dubai

Dubai councourse D

Hands on public trials of DXB’s new concourse D are designed to provide a realistic assessment of the...

Bomb proof

CT Scanner image

Airports need future proof security screening technology known as Rotational CT argues Jacques Coumans. The military adage, “train...

Building capacity through remote control

Passing through airport security

Manchester Airport has introduced remote passenger screening in an effort to build security lane capacity quickly in time...

Threat detection

Body scanner

“The airport of the future” was the subject of an innovative demonstration for a Future Borders Experience at...