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Issue 2 2014



Airport Construction & Design supplement 2014

22 April 2014 | By

Charlie Cornish, CEO at MAG, details progress of Manchester Airport City, Fong Kok Wai provides an overview of the innovative T4 and Project Jewel developments at Changi Airport, and Feyiz Genç of operator Limak provides an overview of Pristina International Airport’s €140 million investment programme...


Solving the airport capacity crisis in the U.S.

16 April 2014 | By Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, Airport Council International-North America

The time is now for infrastructure investment in U.S. airports, says Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO of the Airports Council International-North America.


Airport Profile: Vienna Airport – Preparing for the future

16 April 2014 | By Julian Jäger, COO and Günther Ofner, CFO, Vienna Airport

Over the past year Vienna Airport has made substantial progress in terms of infrastructure modernisation, its strategy to save costs and increase productivity and the strengthening of its non-aviation business.


Airport security: Standard 3 at Nice Côte d’Azur

16 April 2014 | By Marc Terraillon, Head of Security and Safety, Nice Cote d'Azur Airport

In April 2014, Nice Côte d’Azur will become the first airport in continental Europe to screen all checked baggage through Standard 3. Marc Terraillon, Head of Security and Safety, provides an overview of the implementation.


São Paulo–Guarulhos Airport: The gateway to Brazil

16 April 2014 | By Luiz Eduardo Ritzmann, CIO, São Paulo–Guarulhos Airport

With 600,000 international visitors and three million local tourists expected to descend upon Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, São Paulo–Guarulhos Airport has undergone a major improvement programme. CIO Luiz Eduardo Ritzmann outlines the progress to date.


Cybersecurity: Keeping cyber secure

16 April 2014 | By Dr John McCarthy, Cyber Research Fellow, Cranfield University

Dr John McCarthy, Cyber Research Fellow at Cranfield University, urges the airport industry to create a healthy cybersecurity culture.


Airfield Lighting: The long-term performance of LEDs

16 April 2014 | By Jean Paul Freyssinier, Senior Research Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lighting Research Center, Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute

Jean Paul Freyssinier provides a detailed summary of the Lighting Research Center – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s work on understanding the useful life of airfield LED luminaires...


Air Freight: FIATA in Bali and beyond

16 April 2014 | By Rodolfo Sagel, Chairman, FIATA Air Freight Institute

Rodolfo Sagel, Chairman of the FIATA Air Freight Institute, examines the implications of the World Trade Organisation’s recent agreement into trade facilitation...


Innovation Insight: Airport Fault Detection

16 April 2014 | By Andreas Delhusen, President & CEO, DHF Airport Systems AB

Andreas Delhusen, President and CEO of DHF Airport Systems AB, discusses the company’s revolutionary airport fault detection system.