News Highlights

Ghost airports must rise again

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

Airport expansion: better news on both sides of the Atlantic?

By Gary Mason, Editor, Airport Focus So Heathrow is to get its third runway after all some four...

Winter Ops & Airside Safety Europe 2015 (WOASE)

WOASE 2015: “Snow how” event in Helsinki finishes on a high note

More than 140 delegates from the international airport community attended the Winter Operations and Airside Safety Europe (WOASE)...

Munich airport plane takes off from runway

Regional player

Thomas Torsten-Meyer charts the rise of a small regional carrier as a key player in Munich’s central European...

Gatwick airport expansion plans

Heathrow and Gatwick expansion: cost predictions are £6 billion higher

The cost of all three runway expansion schemes being considered by the Airports Commission in order to boost...

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Hi fi flyers: what passengers expect

Passengers want to be able to use technology at every point of the journey, and many already do...

New technology increases efficiency of baggage sorters

According to the Federal Environmental Agency, electrical drives in industrial and commercial applications consume almost two-fifths of all...

Helsinki Airport to host Winter Ops & Airside Safety Europe 2015

As Europe’s winter season officially closes, Airport Focus announces the next edition of its major biennial conference, Winter...

El Geneina

El Geneina – airport at the end of the world

El Geneina airport (HSGN) is located in the region of Darfur, Western Sudan close to the border with...

Crisis incident training gets virtual reality system at European airports

An advanced video game style training system developed to help emergency service personnel prepare for crisis scenarios -...