2017 articles

Railway track

We’re on the train to nowhere…

One of the curious things about international travel and migrationary journeys is how accidents and sheer happenstance have...

Facial recognition

Walk on by

Free flowing passenger security border and immigration systems, whereby identities are checked on the move without the need...

Calgary airport

Calgary’s green credentials

A long list of green design features was part of the extensive planning process for Calgary International’s new...

soldier

Predicting the unpredictable

Airports and airlines are starting to invest more heavily in predictive analytics technology to minimise the effect of...

computer keyboard

Nine-digit IT defects sum to 10-digit airline industry damages

Unless airlines improve their IT practices, mega-million dollar stoppages and passengers tweeting fury will continue says Bill Curtis,...

'No guns' sign

Please do not try this at home

In 2016, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers discovered 3,391 firearms in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the US,...

Julian Sperring-Toy

Airport parking Q&A

Airport Focus talks to Julian Sperring-Toy, Managing Director, ADVAM UK about the need for convenience, value and loyalty...

Boarding at a mountain airport

Green horizon

Enforceable international agreements to reduce emissions and the widespread use of bio-fuels are two of the major objectives...

Running through airport

State of the art

Matthys Serfontein, Vice President, Airport Solutions with SITA says airports have now reached a tipping point in terms...

Passing through security gates

Out of time

Airports are stuck in a time warp when it comes to streamlining passenger processes. Gary Mason hears from...