Winter Operations

LLA maintain terminal and car parks with new sweeper

London Luton Airport, currently the subject of a planned £110million redevelopment, is using a Street King 660 truck...

Handling skis

White flight

Four airports in France and Switzerland service the huge influx of Alpine sports enthusiasts during the winter season....

Runway next to forest

Snow horizon

Gary Mason visits Aebi Schmidt’s manufacturing plant in Baden-Württemberg’s Black Forest to discover how runway snow clearance vendors...

Kilfrost and Solventis agree licensing deal

Aviation de-icing product supplier Kilfrost Ltd has agreed an exclusive license to produce a range of products under...

FAA approves in-truck deicing technology pilot at Chicago Airport

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has approved the in-truck blending technology of Vestergaard vehicles following an extensive pilot...

Aeroplane surrounded by ground handling crew

A-CDM: The benefits to ground handling operations

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

Runway weather forecast tool gets upgrade

The Met Office has launched an enhanced and upgraded version of its OpenRunway product to help airports and...

Clariant and Kilfrost end acquisition deal

Clariant and Kilfrost have announced that the companies have terminated the acquisition agreement they entered into on November...

Iced-up aircraft

Cutting the ice

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

Snow plough

Smarter ops

Gary Mason reports from the Smart Airports conference in Munich on a number of mobile data initiatives which...