Winter Operations

Global aircraft de-icer

Global Ground Support awarded deicing contract

Deliveries are expected to be completed in November 2015. Global is a subsidiary of Air T, which provides...

De-icing

Frontier spirit

De-icing at Canada’s winter-locked airports is managed by a single service provider operating seven separate facilities across the...

Aircraft deicer

Cleaning up its act

Erik Waatjes, Advisor on Airside Operations at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, describes how its approach to the environment now...

runway

Safer surfaces

Reducing and removing rubber deposits left on the runway have been part of a NASA research project to...

Winter ground crew

Winter work force

Many airports bring in contracted workers to help with runway clearance and other tasks during the winter season....

Runway snowplough

Expect the unexpected

Very low snowfall for the past two years but an increase in heavy surface icing means that even...

Fraport AG the operator of Frankfurt Airport is using a new software platform to speed up its winter service workforce deployment.

New software speeds up winter workforce deployment

Fraport AG the operator of Frankfurt Airport is using a new software platform to speed up its winter...

Clariant has acquired Swedish de-icing specialist Aerochem AB in a move designed to provide greater market access to the Nordic aviation industry.

Swedish de-icing specialist acquired by Clariant

Clariant has acquired Swedish de-icing specialist Aerochem AB in a move designed to provide greater market access to...

Heavy snow forces Frankfurt Airport, Germany's biggest airport, to temporarily close

Frankfurt airport increases winter operations capacity

The Winter Services team at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which ensures safe and smooth operations during snowy and icy...

Staying alert

Jonathan Dutton, the Met Office’s Aviation Business Manager, explains how improved accuracy and more detailed weather forecasts will...