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Winter operations - Articles and news items

Airport Winter Operations supplement 2016

Issue 4 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  21 July 2016  •  International Airport Review

This Winter Operations supplement includes articles by Dan Meincke, Director of Traffic and Airside Operations, Copenhagen Airport and Michael Rumstedt, Head of Traffic Control and Winter Surface Clearance Compliance Officer, Hamburg Airport; Plus a Winter Operations Roundtable...

Briefing: 4 keys to effectively manage major airport disruptions

Whitepapers, Z homepage promo  •  26 April 2016  •  Quintiq

Learn how to respond swiftly to disruptions to maintain a high standard of operational efficiency and customer satisfaction...

Winter Operations supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements  •  26 January 2016  •  International Airport Review

Featuring articles from the Met Office, Warsaw Chopin Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport...

Munich Airport’s crew of 179 works with state-of-the-art equipment to help airlines stay on schedule

Airport Extra, Airport news, Z homepage promo  •  25 January 2016  •  Munich Airport

Munich Airport reveals how deploying a crew of 179 and state-of-the-art equipment helps maintain flight operations on runways, taxiways and aprons during winter weather conditions.

Frankfurt Airport ready for winter operations

Airport news  •  21 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Although Frankfurt probably will not have a white Christmas this year, the Airport Winter Services team are prepared for winter operations when snowy and icy conditions arrive.

Chopin Airport prepares for winter operations

Airport news  •  5 November 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Warsaw Chopin Airport has made preparations to begin its winter operations campaign ensuring continuous aircraft movements throughout the season and during severe precipitation.

FAA to fine City of Cleveland for failure to deliver safe airport conditions in winter

Airport news  •  21 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed civil penalties against the City of Cleveland for alleged failure to provide safe airport conditions during winter weather.

Airport Winter Operations supplement 2015

Issue 4 2015, Supplements  •  28 July 2015  •  Throstur Soring, Philip Newton, Michel Landelle, Tom Newman

In this Airport Winter Operations supplement, experts from Keflavik International Airport, LNT Solutions, Paris CDG and Babcock International provide updates and expert analysis...

Airport Winter Operations supplement

Issue 1 2015, Supplements  •  16 February 2015  •  Lena Rökaas, James Shapland

In this Airport Winter Operations supplement Lena Rökaas shares why Stockholm Arlanda Airport has never had to close because of snow, and James Shapland explains how the Met Office and Heathrow work closely together during the winter...

Whitepaper: Winter services XXL at Frankfurt Airport

Whitepapers  •  1 January 2015  •  Quintiq

Starting this winter, Fraport AG will be using Workforce Planner from Quintiq to plan winter service deployment...

Airport Winter Operations supplement 2014

Issue 4 2014, Supplements  •  7 August 2014  •  Roy McLeod, Joe Sultana, Heini Noronen-Juhola

Read about Calgary International Airport's winter operations plan, Information sharing during bad winter weather at EUROCONTROL and how Helsinki Airport stays open and operational during its seven-month winter season...

Winter Operations supplement 2014

Issue 1 2014, Supplements  •  12 February 2014  •  David Gibbs (Met Office), Miguel Marin (ICAO), Mike Carlson / Ken Greene (Denver International Airport)

David Gibbs from the Met Office explains the role of forecasts in helping to ensure airports remain open during winter weather, a look at ICAO's globally implementable winter operations procedures, and find out why Denver International Airport is prepared for the winter season...

Winter operations: A clear defence

Issue 4 2013  •  14 August 2013  •  Richard Oakes, Winter Operations Manager, Heathrow Airport

From Paris to Stockholm and Russia to the U.S., the winter season causes problems at airports throughout the northern hemisphere, says Richard Oakes, Winter Operations Manager at Heathrow AirportWe can’t stop the snow falling and we need to be realistic that poor visibility and icy conditions will always have an impact at airports; just as they do on road and rail networks. Our aim is to find ways to deal with the snow so that we can get as many passengers flying as possible.At Heathrow Airport, we have invested £36 million over the past two years, strengthening our Winter Resilience Programme and ensuring that we have fit-for-purpose plans, technologies, machinery and intelligence as well as fully trained and prepared staff to minimise disruption during these often short-lived, but extremely disruptive events.

Final Call

Issue 1 2013  •  18 February 2013  •  Anne-Marie McKenna, Commissioning Editor, International Airport Review

International Airport Review speaks to Mike Moore of surface clearing specialist Aebi Schmidt, about the increasing importance airports are placing on their winter operations.

Winter Operations supplement 2013 (free to view)

Issue 1 2013, Supplements  •  17 February 2013  •  Nicky Cooper, Dzintra Jātniece and Terje Selnes

Communication and coordination are key to a successful winter season (Nicky Cooper, Head of Network Operations Management, EUROCONTROL)
Riga: Prepared for the winter season (Dzintra Jātniece, Director of the Airfield Management Department, Riga Airport)
Keeping Norway open (Terje Selnes, Senior Advisor – Ground Services, Avinor HK)


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