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Issue 5 2017

 

Transforming ATC operations in Singapore

28 September 2017 | By

Ho Wei Sean, Head of the Centre of Excellence for the Air Traffic Management Programme Office at the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, explores the concept of a Smart Digital Tower for Changi Airport that provides the opportunity to transform and better serve traffic demand for Changi’s busy operations.

Managing Jetstar’s mixed ground handling environment

16 September 2017 | By

Jetstar Airways is the Qantas Group’s low-cost carrier. Launched in 2003, it has significantly grown its aircraft fleet and now carries 20 million customers to 38 domestic and international destinations across the Asia Pacific region. The ground handling environment is mixed with Jetstar self-handling in seven airports and using third-party…

Making sound standards for ground operations

11 September 2017 | By

With millions of aircraft movements taking place every year, ground handling is a highly demanding, complex and multidisciplinary operational environment where people from different backgrounds are called upon to seamlessly coordinate the delivery of their final product. George Saounatsos, ICAO Consultant to General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), highlights the…

Security In-Depth Focus 2017

4 September 2017 | By

Protecting passengers, airport staff, airport infrastructure and aircraft from malicious harm, crime and other threats is a constant battle that our industry must combat. In this in-depth focus, we explore the latest in crisis management and communication techniques, and how the threat to civil aviation continues to evolve.

ATC/ATM In-Depth Focus 2017

4 September 2017 | By

With air capacities reaching their max, the airport industry is continually under pressure to invest in modern ATC/ATM solutions and establish new methods that can help relieve restrictions. This in-depth focus explores the challenges airports face in air traffic control and management, but also highlights the options available to progress…

Dealing with drones

1 September 2017 | By

Drones are here, and they are here to stay. There are a myriad of exciting and smart ways in which drones can be used for both commercial activities and public service – from delivering medical supplies to remote locations, through to surveying pipelines and delivering parcels – as well as…

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