Marc Houalla, Deputy Executive Director of Groupe ADP and Managing Director of Paris‑Charles De Gaulle Airport, argues that big data and artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly essential for airport management and takes an in-depth look at how it benefitted operations within his own airport.
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Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
On 18 May 2021, the first long-haul flight fuelled by SAF produced 100 per cent in France flew from Paris-CDG to Montreal, Canada.
In Q1 2021, passenger traffic slumped by -81.7 per cent across Europe's airport network, resulting in a downgraded traffic forecast for 2021 by ACI Europe.
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to drastically impact the aviation industry, final Full Year 2020 results from ACI Europe highlight the extent of the current damage to European airports.
Mike Willson, firefighting foam and foam systems specialist, examines whether the two-tier fire protection system developing at some of our key airports is potentially affecting the safety of passengers, flight crews, emergency responders and other stakeholders.
Heathrow will have access to the testing data collected by four of its airlines for its pre-departure testing trials. The information will be used to evaluate whether pre-departure testing is robust and safe enough to replace quarantine.
Groupe ADP's airports in Paris, Madagascar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, India and Croatia, among others, have been awarded the ACI accreditation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to severely impact the European airports network, with passenger traffic currently down by 81 per cent.
The test results are available in only 30 minutes and the scheme is intended to be rolled out to other airports in the long-term.
In the first nine months of 2020, the number of passengers passing through Charles de Gaulle surpassed Heathrow.
A new study conducted by EUROCONTROL has shown that capacity constraints are the biggest challenge for airports in the face of COVID-19.
ACI Europe's data outlines a decline of 93.2 per cent across the European airport network during June 2020, with recovery already slowing down.
Pierre Charbonneau, Director – Passenger at IATA, offers an insight into the various projects that are being worked on to secure a seamless airport experience.
Munich Airport joins a selection of other European airports in implementing the COVID-19 recommendations devised by the EASA and ECDC.
Charles de Gaulle Airport is among 10 other aviation stakeholders to join EASA's programme to assess the effectiveness of its COVID-19 safety measures.