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Issue 4 2018

 

Next generation baggage handling: tote screening system

20 August 2018 | By

As part of a $2.4 billion redevelopment of San Francisco International’s Terminal 1, the airport has embarked on an exciting project to become the first airport in the United States to install a terminal-wide independent carrier system for baggage handling. Suzanne Culin, Terminal 1 Program Manager, reveals the potential the…

Security: The hidden ‘insider’ threat of the aviation sector

20 August 2018 | By

An airport is a complex entity, with multiple occupants, a transient population and time-critical operations. Such an environment is vulnerable to a variety of different risks and threats. But while external threats are significant, an issue of growing concern is that of the ‘insider threat’. David BaMaung, Director of Strategic…

Route development: Ambition to connect the world

20 August 2018 | By

Being at the location where Scotland meets the world, Edinburgh Airport wants to extend its welcome as far as possible. Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, reveals the long and exciting journey the airport has taken to secure a direct route to China.

Cybersecurity: Threats in a digital age

17 August 2018 | By

Drawing upon his experience of the airport IT security culture and how getting it right can not only enhance efficiency but also ensure security, Mahmood AlSeddiqi from Bahrain Airport Company, reveals his seven-step approach to cybersecurity.

Leaders’ Series 2018: Traffic is coming

17 August 2018 | By

June 2018 saw over a million flights in Europe – 4.1 per cent more than in June 2017. This growth is set to continue, with 12.4 million flights predicted in 2024. Are we, the aviation community in Europe, ready for this increase in traffic? Eamonn Brennan, Director General at EUROCONTROL,…

Winter Operations In-Depth Focus 2018

15 August 2018 | By

How can airports and airlines ensure that their winter operations will stand up to the harsh reality of snowfall and ice on an airfield? We examine the strategies that are put in place, how effective teamwork is a real asset, and the technological advances that have benefited this sector.

Passenger Experience In-Depth Focus 2018

14 August 2018 | By

Ensuring that passengers have a pleasant experience at the airport is crucial, not only for customer satisfaction but also to enhance non-aeronautical revenue streams. Airports are therefore getting ever more creative in a bid to attract and maintain their passengers, and new technologies are playing an ever-increasing role…

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