With the unpredictability of weather forecasts, and the little warning Frankfurt Airport often receives before the onset of snow, grounds operations team must be ready for all eventualities. Here, Fraport AG reveals how winter operations are streamlined at Frankfurt Airport.
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With below average snowfall, and above average ice conditions throughout the winter, winter operations at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport are evolving with the weather. Airfield Maintenance Manager, Zaramie Lindseth, reveals how with over 33,000,000ft2 of pavement to de-ice, the operation must be streamlined, succinct and most importantly, safe.
The EUROCONTROL ‘Challenges of Growth 2018’ study predicts there will be a lack of capacity at European airports in 2040 preventing around 1.5 million flights from flying. Such a lack of capacity could mean 160 million passengers would not be able to travel with a potential economic loss of around…
David McMillan, Chair of the ATM Policy Institute, says that the development and digitalisiation of the air traffic management industry is a change that has taken a long time to be accepted industry wide, and this ongoing development can only happen with continued liberalisation within the industry.
Lars Aspelund Faurschou, Head of Airside Support at Copenhagen Airports A/S, explains how an all departments method is the best way to tackle to frequent and sometimes sudden winter weather that impacts Copenhagen Airport.
Joe Emery, Senior Sales Application Engineer at the Jervis B. Webb Company of Daifuku Airport Technologies, discusses the mobile inspection table, and how it is revolutionising the baggage handling space.
Martin Rolfe, NATS’ Chief Executive Officer, reveals the challenges posed by managing air traffic in today’s world, with rapidly increasing pressure to maximise capacity, resilience and performance in the face of growing demand and customer expectation.
Engr. Badr Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport (HIA), discusses seamless travel initiatives, the key to customer satisfaction in the airport setting, and the launch of the Smart Airport programme in place at HIA.
Frequentis reveals how deploying an integrated controller working position solution can help air traffic controllers to work more efficiently and effectively.
Andy Taylor, Chief Solutions Officer for Digital Towers at NATS, reveals how industry collaborations are revolutionising digital tower offerings to challenge assumptions and pave the way for smarter digital airport operations.
Information in the aviation industry is the richest tool, but when mishandled it can become the greatest weapon. Christian Poulsen, Vice President of Assets and Technology at Copenhagen Airports, reveals how the airport operator has invested in System Wide Information Management to streamline the use of data within its organisations.
Nathalie Herbelles, Head of Security at ACI World, discusses how airport stakeholders are working together and deploying new technologies to improve security, operational efficiency and the passenger experience.
Cutting queues for passengers, before and during their airport experience has become paramount to the reputation of an airport in our social age. Eman Al‑Hillawi and Matthew Garrett from consultancy Entec Si, explain how examining short-, medium- and long-term passenger projections can help to create that seamless travel experience.
As passenger numbers continue to increase, the air traffic management industry is becoming increasingly overwhelmed by capacity limits and how close they are to them. However, improvements in the technology available to air traffic controllers will help to relieve some of these pressures. This In-Depth Focus explores these developments.
The year 2019 will mark 100 years since the first UK commercial flight, 50 years since Concorde’s maiden voyage and 85 years since the Airport Operators Association was founded. As the Government now develops its Aviation Strategy 2050, Chief Executive, Karen Dee, reflects on how far we’ve come.