New terminals and runways require long-term traffic forecasting and careful consideration of changing technologies, but they also provide the chance to explore how our workforce, our climate and our communities may change over time, highlights Caroline Wilkie, CEO of the Australian Airports Association (AAA).
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Simon Earles, Planning and Sustainability Director at Bristol Airport, details how the regional airport has continued making environmentally-friendly decisions as operations adapt to handle the increasing passenger traffic.
Bengaluru International Airport is a pioneer among airports in Asia with regard to sustainability. Hari Marar, MD and CEO of Bangalore International Airport Limited, tells us about the various environmentally-friendly initiatives that have been implemented.
Within a complex terminal renovation at Miami, new screening technologies have been installed to ensure passenger and luggage processing is not just efﬁcient, but as safe as possible. Lester Sola, Miami-Dade Aviation Department Director and CEO, provides more information on the on-going developments.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) continues to experience record breaking travel volume, and as passenger loads continue to grow, TSA continuously seeks to improve security. Here, Austin Gould, TSA’s Assistant Administrator for Requirements and Capabilities Analysis, discusses how the organisation is looking for innovative ways to address the evolving transportation…
As technologies such as artiﬁcial intelligence, robotics and blockchain increase not only the efﬁciency but accuracy of airport screening, Diogenis Papiomytis, Global Program Director – Commercial Aviation, Frost & Sullivan, explains how digital innovations are already having a powerful impact on airport screening, and why this needs to continue evolving.
Within our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus, International Airport Review, asked a panel: “What is the best advice you can give to an airport in regard to how to prepare for the winter season?”
In Finland, there is nothing exceptional about harsh winter conditions. With snow typically covering the Helsinki region for almost a third of the year, we need to overcome the challenges of the constantly changing winter weather, explains Kimmo Mäki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Finavia.
To ensure flight frequency is maintained during the winter season, Moscow Domodedovo Airport employs special technologies and measures across its operations. International Airport Review spoke to the airport to find out what can combat -54°C.
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.
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.