CEO of Zurich Airport, Stephan Widrig, participated in International Airport Review’s exclusive CEO series, and discussed how his airport is tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Developing new non-aeronautical revenue streams by investing in the digital future is key to hedging risks and profiting from increasing potentials.
For the latest instalment in our Sustainability Series, Emanuel Fleuti, Head of Environmental Services of Zurich Airport, tells us how the airport is doing its bit for the environment; from solar panels and water wastage, to electric airside vehicles and biodiversity.
Earlier this week, we gave you a few more details on our shortlisters for airside operations. Now we introduce our picks for air traffic control (ATC).
After six years, American Airlines will come back to Budapest Airport.
We take a look back at the Skytrax awards 2017 with an excellent visual representation from Knoema.
Frequentis steps in to support Polish “IT-COM” after the bankruptcy of Schmid Telecom AG
Airports have evolved significantly over the past decades; from functional hubs to multimodal service centres. In order to ease the use of these platforms, new technologies have been implemented under the umbrella of ‘seamless travel’, including self-service kiosks (CUSS), automated gates and automated bag drop facilities. However, where the seamless…
8 December 2014 | By Beat Pahud, Project Leader, 'The Circle' Project
Switzerland’s biggest commercial property development is taking shape on Zurich Airport’s doorstep. ‘The Circle’ Project Leader, Beat Pahud, reveals how the project is set to revolutionise Zurich The Circle – a breath-taking plan which envisages a small town all in one building – is currently Switzerland’s biggest commercial property development.
The Washington way (George Ellis, former CIO, Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority); A recipe for better airport operations (Dr. Christoph Martin Meier, Head of the Aviation-IT Department at Siemens AG ); The future in Zurich (George Karrer, Chief Information Officer, Zurich Airport)...
8 December 2011 | By Albert Steiner, Robin Breu and Patrick Bruderer, Zurich University of Applied Sciences and Manuel Renold, Simulation Expert at Zurich Airport
The airline industry is facing enormous challenges today and even more so in the future. The continuing increase of passenger and freight transport demand, the competition among airlines and the resulting cost pressure forces airlines to continually adapt and optimise their processes. In addition, the cost of delays for all…
5 October 2011 | By Hanspeter Moll, Head of Airfield Maintenance and Winter Operations, Zurich Airport
In over 60 years of operation, Zurich Airport has never had to be closed down because of snow – a fact the airport is immensely proud of. Last year Several European airports fought harsh winter weather conditions and some hubs – such as Frankfurt and London Heathrow – had to…
8 August 2011 | By Thomas E. Kern, CEO of Flughafen Zurich AG
Zurich Airport is Switzerland’s gateway to the world. Last year, a total of 22.9 million passengers departed from, arrived at, or transferred via Zurich Airport, thus making it not only the region’s most important transport hub, but also its most highly-frequented shopping and services centre. Approximately 270 companies operate at…