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Issue 3 2018


Integrated smart security in the Melbourne Airport redevelopment

19 June 2018 | By

Melbourne Airport is Australia’s busiest 24/7 airport, welcoming more than 35 million travellers annually. Chief of Aviation, Simon Gandy, explains the fundamental role security will play in enabling the airport’s continued growth and vision for the future, not least through the expansion of the airport’s international security screening facility.

Why wait? Efficiencies in passenger processing at Vancouver

19 June 2018 | By

With the demand for air travel set to double over the next two decades, airports must embrace innovation – as both a solution to increasing efficiencies and to improve passenger satisfaction. Chris Gilliland, Director of Innovative Travel Solutions at Vancouver Airport Authority, reveals the airport’s pioneering BORDERXPRESS and CHECKITXPRESS deployments.

Committing to innovation to assist with airside operations

19 June 2018 | By

As one of the world’s largest air services providers offering ground handling, in-flight catering and cargo across five continents, dnata is no stranger to the challenges of airside operations. In an exclusive interview, Janis Balkens, dnata’s VP of Commercial at International Airport Operations, reveals how ground handlers can prepare for…

Ground handling: A community vision of Copenhagen Airport

19 June 2018 | By

Ground handlers are a crucial part of an airport’s day-to-day operations. In an exclusive interview with Mie Rajcic, Airside Compliance and Safety Manager at Copenhagen Airports A/S, we discuss how airports can remain efficient and safe whilst driving their business, and the role that automation plays airside.

Airside operations: Overhauling the airfield at Melbourne

19 June 2018 | By

Orlando Melbourne International Airport set about an ambitious plan to rehabilitate the airport’s three runways in just one year. With the project needing to have minimal impact on the airport’s legacy airlines, tech titan tenants, seasonal airlines and community operations, it was a tall challenge. Executive Director, Greg Donovan, reveals…

A world first for the air traffic control industry based in Sweden

19 June 2018 | By

December 2019 will see the opening of Scandinavian Mountains Airport – the world’s first new airport to be built without a traditional tower. The airport will instead use remote tower services based at Sundsvall Timrå Airport, approximately 350km to the east. Brett Weihart, CEO of Scandinavian Mountains Airport AB, reveals…

London City Airport: A new era of air traffic control

19 June 2018 | By

Following a multi-million pound investment, London City is on the verge of replacing its air traffic control tower with a remotely-operated digital alternative, blazing the trail for UK airports by implementing the cutting-edge technology under Europe’s busiest sky. Chief Operating Officer, Alison FitzGerald, reveals the plans and how the deployment…

Big data: Unlocking the value of data in air transport

19 June 2018 | By

The right data, harnessed in the right way, can deliver actionable insights that are truly transformative for decision-making, efficiency and smooth passenger-focused delivery of services. Jim Peters, Chief Technology Officer at SITA, reveals how big data is beginning to deliver real value in the air transport industry.

Guide to… Remote Digital Towers

13 June 2018 | By

With air traffic set to double over the next 20 years, airport operations are becoming stretched and airports are turning to technology to ensure efficiency isn’t affected. Drawing upon the knowledge of regulators, airports and ANSPs, International Airport Review’s Guide To… Remote Digital Towers will reveal the benefits of one…

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