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Issue 2 2016



Transforming Japan’s airspace

12 April 2016 | By

With aircraft movement capacity across Haneda International Airport and Narita International Airport expected to increase by 40,000 slots annually by 2020, the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau has been working closely with stakeholders to reorganise and review current air traffic control structures. Director General of the Japan Air Navigation Service, Hitoshi…


ATC / ATM supplement 2016

4 April 2016 | By International Airport Review

Featuring articles from Japan Air Navigation Service, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, SESAR Joint Undertaking and Single European Sky...


Gatwick Airport: Celebrating record-breaking success

4 April 2016 | By Charles Kirwan-Taylor, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Director, Gatwick Airport

Following 36 months of continuous growth in passenger numbers and unprecedented investment representing the biggest transformation in Gatwick Airport’s history, the airport’s Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Director, Charles Kirwan-Taylor, reveals the growth of London Gatwick and how the airport is laying the groundwork for a second runway...


London City Airport: The smarter airport experience

4 April 2016 | By Declan Collier, CEO at London City Airport (LCY)

All customers have a choice – and passenger experience influences their decision just as much as speed, route, airline and airport location. London City Airport (LCY) understands that a smooth and rapid customer journey is vital. Declan Collier, CEO at LCY, reveals the airport’s work under the Smart Airport Programme…


San Francisco International Airport: Tracking the future

4 April 2016 | By Ian Law, Deputy Director and CIO at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has driven a revolutionary solution to integrate transportation network companies (TNCs) into their existing ground transportation business model. Ian Law, Deputy Director and CIO at SFO, reveals the innovative app-based system...


Vienna Airport: Building on success

4 April 2016 | By

Vienna Airport, located in the heart of Austria’s capital, has experienced record growth in recent years. Passenger figures in 2015 surpassed 22.7 million, driven by new long-haul routes, new flight connections and frequency increases. The airport also achieved a 4-Star ranking and the award for Best Airport Staff in Europe…


Providing passenger friendly airport technology

4 April 2016 | By Dieter A. Heinz, President of the GATE alliance

Enhancing the passenger experience is a goal for airlines and airports alike. Dieter A. Heinz, President of the GATE alliance, considers how we can continue to better serve our passengers through the use of technology...


Preclearance: Enhancing security and strengthening economies

4 April 2016 | By Randy Howe, Director of Field Operations – Preclearance at U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP)

Every day, more than 250,000 travellers arrive in the United States from airports around the world and that figure is growing by at least 4% each year. But while these volumes continue to grow, fiscal resources in U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) remain constrained. Plus there are continual concerns…


Munich Airport: Innovative and sustainable

4 April 2016 | By Philipp Ahrens, Director of the Satellite Project Team, Munich Airport

Munich Airport’s €900 million Satellite Terminal project – which is set to increase capacity at the airport by 11 million passengers while generating 40% less CO2 emissions than existing terminal buildings – is now entering the final stages of completion. Philipp Ahrens, Director of the Satellite Project Team, reveals the…