The new de-icing pad will reduce emissions at the airport by 160 tonnes a year; equivalent to 209 acres of forest absorbing carbon in the same time frame.
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The additions are part of a €5 million investment and will work to limit service disruptions and cancellations due to winter weather at the airport.
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.
The second of three new taxiways has been completed ahead of schedule at Luton Airport, featuring one of the largest remote de-icing facilities in Europe.
Safety and security are necessary elements to secure passenger satisfaction, but weather, fuel spillages and unplanned occurrences can cause massive disruptions. International Airport Review asked Gatwick Airport’s Incident Operations Manager how he prepares for unprecedented events.
The Russian airport practices one of the most complicated rescue drills, including spilled fuel on fire, engines on fire and the possibility of flames spreading into the cabin.
Daily operations within an airport are complex and stressful on a regular basis. However, when the winter season hits, snow, ice and other dangerous conditions can make running an airport a formidable task. Our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 4 hears from four airports across the globe regarding how…
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