Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive at Edinburgh Airport, explains how the pandemic is not deterring the airport from their sustainable goals, in the latest installment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series.
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On the same day as the airport confirmed its carbon neutral status for emissions under its direct control, Edinburgh Airport has published its new, ambitious sustainability strategy.
Similar to the new rules outlined by the UK government for England, the Scottish government has introduced a traffic light system for international travel.
Sandy Legget, General Manager of Air Traffic Services - Edinburgh for Air Navigation Solutions Ltd. (ANSL), writes of the new challenges presented by COVID-19 and discusses ATTIS – the provider’s response to managing the pandemic across the organisation.
The week-long trial at Edinburgh Airport will see the feasibility of pre-departure testing in an airport environment being researched in preparation for the Scottish aviation industry's recovery.
A Test to Release scheme is launched in England, but there is no such scheme in Scotland, despite persistent calls from aviation industry leaders.
While nearly two-fifths of people interviewed said that they would mind if aircraft noise returned to pre-lockdown levels, just under half indicated that they would not.
By donating the trays, Edinburgh Airport promotes sustainability and supports the development of security screening in African airports.
The airport consulted with staff and unions and the redundancy proposals were supported by more than 90 per cent of people who took part in the ballot.
Adam Wilson, Operations Director at Edinburgh Airport, discusses how COVID-19 has demanded airport operations change, and how Edinburgh has met these challenges.
Paul Diestelkamp, Head of Business Development and Solutions at Air Navigation Solutions, discusses the ATCO Resource Subscription Scheme and how, through developing new technologies, the approach to air traffic management is set to become more accessible for smaller airports.
Ian Lang, Strategy and Capital Investment Director at Edinburgh Airport, explains the benefits of the project sponsorship model and why it needs championing.
A letter signed by a number of airline and airport CEOs opposes the government's introduction of a 14-day period of quarantine.
The introduction of Pocketalk at Edinburgh Airport will help improve the travel experience for international passengers.