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Prague: The airport city of the future

18 February 2013 | By Jirví Pos, CEO, Prague Airport Company

Two historic milestones came to pass at Prague International Airport in 2012. In April, the airport celebrated its 75th anniversary of operations. This was followed by the renaming of the airport in October to Václav Havel Airport Prague, in honour of the first president of Czechoslovakia and subsequently the Czech…


Collaboration in Helsinki

18 February 2013 | By Timo Suorto, CDM Project Manager at Finavia Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

After four years of planning, testing and hard work, on 2 October 2012 Helsinki Airport became the first Nordic airport and only the seventh European airport to adopt the Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) pro - cedure. By being one of the frontrunners in adopting Airport CDM, Timo Suorto, CDM…


Munich Airport keeps on soaring

18 February 2013 | By Dr Michael Kerkloh CEO and President, Flughafen München GmbH

Munich Airport experienced a very successful year in 2012. Despite the turbulent European economy, the airport was able to report a two per cent increase in total passenger numbers – 38.4 million passengers passed through Munich Airport over the year, an increase of 600,000 and an all-time high for the…


Ensuring a safer future for the aviation industry

18 February 2013 | By Kim Thorbjørn Olsen Assistant Fire Chief, Copenhagen Airport

In May 2012, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and other specialists from different parts of the aviation industry set up large scale fire tests to compare compressed air foam systems (CAFS) with normal aspirated foam, using different foam products for Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) use to International…