Many believe biometric technology holds the key to seamless travel and can offer quicker, safer and more enjoyable experiences throughout an airport. Despite this, there are doubts surrounding cyber-security risks, and a wariness to part with personal identification data. Where do you stand?
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Our Airside Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 3 discusses how airside operations and infrastructure have to be continuously adapted, and highlights how airside safety must remain a priority.
Research and innovation is underway in SESAR – the technological pillar of the Single European Sky – to ensure that increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, in particular in relation to commercial air transport. Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, tells us more.
Azerbaijan Air Navigation Services details the challenges of traffic growth in regard to managing Azerbaijani airspace, and highlights how this has been tackled.
Increasing safety, reducing queues and enhancing customer satisfaction: Biometric technology seemingly has it all. Here, Emmanuel Wang, VP Border Control Market and Product Offer at IDEMIA, details how it believes the technology will further develop, and the security risks that must be considered.
Daniel Jones, Client Director, Infrastructure UK and Europe, Engineering, Design and Project Management, Atkins, details the concept of aviation by design, emphasising how digital technologies will play a pivotal role in the future of airports.
To manage increased levels of kerbside traffic, achieve a higher level of customer service and prepare for the potential future of autonomy, Tampa International Airport is deploying a unique express kerbside solution. Al Illustrato, Executive Vice President of Facilities at Tampa International Airport, and Thomas Rossbach, member of both AIA…
Artificial intelligence, alongside proper training and education, can manage even the worst of security breaches into a positive outcome for airports and their users, says Kristina Dores, Chief, Aerodromes & Ground Aids at Namibia Civil Aviation Authority, and Brad Hayes, CTO at Circadence Corporation. However, the key question is when…
Non-aeronautical revenues are essential to airports' financial health, so we asked industry experts how they ensure they reap the benefits of airport incomes.
It is the aim of an airport to ease the journey and ensure it is a positive experience for all passengers, including those with reduced mobility or additional needs. Although the intention is the same, how airports are approaching this varies.
Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO of IATA, discusses how improvement and investment in two integral areas of the aviation sector is essential if the industry is to remain successful in the future.
In this issue, find out about how artificial intelligence can manage even the worst of cyber-security breaches; how to ensure increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, and various approaches to enhancing non-aeronautical revenues.