For International Airport Review, Chief Strategy Officer of the New International Airport of Heraklion, Dr. Ayça Kolukısa, shares the vision for Greece’s new airport and details how the pandemic has influenced strategic decision making to ensure the success and sustainability of Heraklion well into the future.
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News & articles from International Airport Review covering the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which codifies international air navigation.
Why should airport operators be concerned with the new Global Reporting Format? What are the issues and what are the potential solutions?
Outside of the three original participants of the pilot scheme, Stansted Airport has become the first UK airport to receive the official assurance recognition.
Digital remote towers help to leverage shared assets, improve efficiency, and enable new concepts of operations. Regina Bruzek, Frequentis’ Remote Tower Expert and Rainer Kaufhold, Research and Development Expert at DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, talk to International Airport Review about the latest validation results, future scenarios and operational excellence.
After reviewing the evidence presented through its evaluation process, ACI has awarded Birmingham Airport with its Airport Health Accreditation.
Coinciding with Earth Day 2021, ICAO has released two publications focusing on climate resilient airports and airport water management.
Andrew O’Brian, President and CEO of Corporación Quiport S.A. – operator of Quito International Airport – writes how the key factors of effective leadership, communication and fluid coordination played a pivotal role in Quito International being the first airport in the region to resume commercial passenger operations.
Manchester Airports Group’s Diane Jackson describes how the CAST has been established to be the ‘leading body for the aerodrome safeguarding community’ and aims to make crucial links between policymakers, legislators and implementors.
Regional coordination during the development of restart plans for the Middle Eastern aviation industry will allow governments to ensure that the plans can be efficiently implemented as soon as possible.
Emanuele Calà, Head of Innovation and Quality at Aeroporti di Roma, details the passenger-focused approach that has taken a pivotal role during the pandemic, and the use of real time data at different points in the airport journey to truly capture passenger mood.
Despite a rise in confidence in air travel as a result of testing and vaccination, new ACI World analysis outlines an estimate of continued severe revenue losses for the aviation industry in 2021.
Maxim Romanenko, Director of Ground Handling at Pulkovo Airport, writes of the lessons learned from adapting and thinking swiftly in response to the unprecedented environment caused by COVID-19 and how these successes can be taken forward in the sector as the virus loosens its hold.
The proposal outlines the need for European Union States to issue common, interoperable and mutually-recognised certificates for COVID-19 vaccination and testing in order to facilitate the restart of travel.
With the first successful trial of the IATA Travel Pass now complete, the industry is a step closer to restarting international aviation safely and securely.
The second edition of ACI's COVID-19 guidelines provides updated best practice examples and guidance for both the initial restart and longer-term recovery of the global aviation industry.