Dr. Atsushi Iwata, the Vice President of NEC’s Safer City Solutions Division, explains how biometric services can play a key role in creating a better end-user experience for air passengers, and how NEC has played a key role in helping airlines undertake this digital transformation.
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Screening procedures are intended to prevent prohibited items and threats from entering the secure area of the airport. However, as cyber-threats and malicious intentions evolve, so must the technologies that provide this protection.
Automate airport processes with a converged cyber-physical Identity Management and Credentialing System
Ruby Deol, Chief Operating Officer, AlertEnterprise, discusses how deployment of a converged cyber-physical Identity Management and Credentialing System (IMCS) can help airports automate their processes.
Embracing innovation has been a key factor to Gatwick Airport’s recent successes and to a large extent it has been cutting-edge technology and bespoke systems that have seen the airport transform its passenger experience.
Daily operations within an airport are complex and stressful on a regular basis. However, when the winter season hits, snow, ice and other dangerous conditions can make running an airport a formidable task. Our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 4 hears from four airports across the globe regarding how…
The overhaul of any airport is a massive operation, but the construction at Milan Linate Airport is all the more challenging due to the need to redirect 700 passengers per day to Malpensa. SEA Milano describes, how despite this obstacle, they are at the heart of the redevelopment plan.
Following recent disruptions, new legislations regarding drones are coming into force, including increased airport exclusion zones, additional police power, fixed-penalty notices and modern technologies to detect and repel drones. Lee Mansell, COO of Operational Solutions, details how airports should use an UTM system to safely integrate drones into their operations.
Essa Abdulla ALmalki, Permanent Representative – Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to ICAO, offers an insight into how the aviation industry has become a cornerstone of the Qatari economy and accelerated the country’s economic growth.
Security at airports has been changing for a while, but is merging physical and cyber-security the ultimate answer? Aura Moore, Deputy Executive Director – CIO at Los Angeles World Airports, explains how a converged cyber-physical security approach to identity and credential management is helping airports be more secure.
Vaclav Rehor, CEO of Prague Airport, details how although the airport’s increased number of passengers is of course a positive development, it does have its drawbacks – a double-edged sword that is affecting airports across the world.
Roni Tidhar, Israel Airports Authority’s Head of International Consulting Services – Commercial branch, discusses how airports must consider and adapt their security procedures in the evolving airspace.
Investigating the evolution of airport development, International Airport Review asked a panel of industry experts to consider if airport privatisation helps the sector be better placed to tackle political, competitive and regulatory uncertainty.
All stakeholders within the aviation industry are presently faced with the challenge of minimising their impact on the environment. From carbon emissions, noise levels, water usage and waste, all aspects of airport operations need to be considered with a sustainable mindset.