Airport fire fighters often attend emergencies at short notice, so being constantly prepared is crucial. At Christchurch International Airport, in the South Island of New Zealand, its Airport Fire Service has developed a way to train without an aircraft or firefighting gear. International Airport Review finds out more.
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As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada will invest funding in Prince George Airport to maintain the safety and security of the country’s transportation sector.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a further $518 million to build safer, more accessible airports across the U.S.
Hong Kong International Airport has conducted an aircraft crash and rescue exercise, with the aim to familiarise the airport community with the safety procedures for the new third runway.
Brisbane Airport is set to welcome a new $72 million Queensland Regional Aeromedical Base that will help ensure that more Queenslanders are connected to major hospitals and life-saving medical care.
Mike Willson, firefighting foam, and foam systems specialist, talks to International Airport Review about the questions over the suitability of PFAS-Free Foam alternatives.
Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru Airport has become the first in South Asia to commission the Rosenbauer Firefighting Simulator, to strengthen the airport’s firefighting capabilities.
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport is determined to set the benchmark for sustainability. Nicolas Brousse, Chief Technical Officer at Belgrade Airport, details the work taking place to lower the airport’s carbon footprint and place environmental policy at the very heart of its operation in the next instalment of International Airport Review’s…
The new building complex features both a fire station and firefighting training centre, allowing the airport to protect its site even more effectively.
8 January 2021 | By Motorola Solutions
Today’s airports serve as critical infrastructure around the world. Your promise — ensure the timely arrival and departure of flights while maintaining a streamlined and enjoyable experience for travellers, shoppers and your airport’s businesses. But delivering on this promise is only achievable with a foundation of safety. Everything starts with…
IDEMIA has been selected by the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and Isavia, Iceland’s main airport and other airports to provide a comprehensive border management system including new equipment.
The EU-EES imposes the secure enrolment of all Third Country Nationals (TCN) to verify the identity of each person that is entering the Schengen Area. Helping border guards focus on added-value activities thanks to biometrics and automated solutions and pre-processing API and PNR data can significantly anticipate threats and save…
Mike Willson, firefighting foam and foam systems specialist, examines whether the two-tier fire protection system developing at some of our key airports is potentially affecting the safety of passengers, flight crews, emergency responders and other stakeholders.