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Issue 4 2014



Ready for anything – Winter Operations

13 August 2014 | By

With an unpredictable climate that can experience snow during all 12 months of a year, it’s essential that Calgary International Airport has a reliable winter operations plan, explains Director of Airside Facilities, Roy McLeod


SESAR: Futureproofing airports

7 August 2014 | By Florian Guillermet, Executive Director, SESAR Joint Undertaking

The SESAR Programme is helping to change the face of ATM in Europe. Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, provides an update of the progress.


An integrated approach to civil aviation security

7 August 2014 | By Ken Mann, Chairman, EOS Civil Aviation Security Working Group

Harmonising the standards for security equipment within the civil aviation industry is a vital step for the future of airport security. Ken Mann, Chairman of the EOS Civil Aviation Security Working Group, reveals the challenges with implementation.


The rise of automated passport control

7 August 2014 | By R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Since its launch in May 2013, Automated Passport Control has been a shining example of public-private partnership, says R. Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Abu Dhabi Airport: A world-class experience

7 August 2014 | By Tony Douglas, CEO, Abu Dhabi Airports

Abu Dhabi Airports is a highly diverse business with two central themes – exceeding passenger expectations and achieving economic diversity, explains Chief Executive Officer, Tony Douglas.


Airspace Management: Joined up thinking

7 August 2014 | By Fernando Echegaray del Pozo, Airports Network Director, Aena Aeropuertos

In a bid to improve the efficiency of operations and combat delays at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, an A-CDM system was implemented. Airports Network Director at Aena Aeropuertos, Fernando Echegaray del Pozo, provides an overview.