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Issue 1 2016



Winter operations: Innovating the de-icing tradition

30 January 2016 | By

Historically, aerospace de/anti-icing technology has grown from the original concept of applying a freeze-point suppressant chemical to the wings of aircrafts. In a market whereby such a norm has influenced the entire de-icing industry, including the development of test methods, how can new life be injected into the way we…


Winter operations: Winter is a state of mind

26 January 2016 | By

Occasional blasts of severe winter weather are a fact of life at Toronto Pearson International Airport. For Craig Bradbrook, Vice President of Aviation Services, the key to minimising their impact is ensuring that everyone shares a belief in the value of collaboration.


Passenger Flow supplement 2016

26 January 2016 | By International Airport Review

Featuring articles from Warsaw Chopin Airport and Gatwick Airport, plus Johannes Scharnberg, Director of Aviation at Hamburg Airport discusses the revolutionary I-drop system...


Foreword: Innovation – From buzzword to implementation at airports

26 January 2016 | By Todd Hauptli, President and CEO of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Innovation is integral to aviation. It’s what drove two bicycle makers from Ohio to become the famous flying Wright Brothers. It’s what pushed us beyond the sound barrier, and it will continue to push us to places in flight we can’t even imagine. Innovation can also drive the modern airport…


Ground handling at Dublin Airport: Enabling growth from the ground up

26 January 2016 | By Aidan Fidgeon, Head of Capacity Solutions and Capital Programmes at Dublin Airport

To enable and assist growth, Dublin Airport has begun an extensive airfield upgrade programme. Aidan Fidgeon, Head of Capacity Solutions and Capital Programmes at Dublin Airport, outlines the €80 million investment which, when complete, will upgrade and rehabilitate some critical airfield assets...


Airfield lighting: A regulatory approach

26 January 2016 | By Gernot Kessler, Deputy Head of the ATM/ANS and Aerodrome Department at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Today’s regulatory environment for systems such as airfield lighting is incomplete and varies widely across European Member States. In result, disadvantages emerge both for the manufacturing industry, as well as for the airfield operators. These lead in particular to market restrictions, additional burden and also clarity and liability issues. A…


Meteorology: Top notch aviation weather services for Hong Kong

26 January 2016 | By Chi-ming Shun and Pak-wai Chan of the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO)

As the third busiest airport in the world, with a passenger throughput of over 63 million in 2014, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) faces the challenge of sustaining smooth operations during hostile weather conditions. Chi-ming Shun and Pak-wai Chan of the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) reveal how in order to…


Final Call with Alison Conroy, Aebi Schmidt UK Limited

26 January 2016 | By International Airport Review

Alison Conroy, UK Sales and Marketing Manager at Aebi Schmidt UK Limited, discusses the challenges that winter brings to airports and how effective equipment and an efficient strategy can make all the difference to smooth operations...