Airports

‘Flying’ a Private Airport

July 24, 2009 0

After three months in operation, Branson Airport reports that it is doing well.  By Carroll McCormick. Having barely begun its life as the first completely private commercial airport in the United States, Branson Airport (BKG) […]

Airports

Panama City West Bay: A New Start

July 24, 2009 0

In Florida, a new airport is emerging which has the blessing of environmentalists as well as accountants.  Tom Allett explains. These days it’s pretty rare to hear of an all-new airport being carved out of […]

Airports

Canadian Airport Conference

June 12, 2009 0

The 2009 Canadian airport conference drew its best-ever attendance.  Carroll McCormick and Jasmine Lacoste-McCormick report. Under the subtitle ‘Leadership for Challenging Times’, the Airports Canada 2009 conference, organised by the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) and […]

Air Cargo

Cargo Screening Advances

June 12, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick reports on how new equipment is rising to the challenges of screening requirements. An X-ray inspection system for palletised cargo and a desktop explosives trace detection machine are improving cargo throughput for Romulus, […]

Security

Access USA

June 12, 2009 0

Dr Christer Wilkinson from AECOM, twice chairman of the RTCA airport security standards commission, reports on staff access control issues at US airports. When travellers think of security at airports, most focus on the passenger […]

Security

Operator Based Training: A Key Factor

June 12, 2009 0

Alfred Fischer from STI explains why security training offers undiscovered potential and an efficient operation. Michael Miller has worked for 28 years as a security guard at an international airport.  This experienced employee still remembers […]

Airports

21st Century Hamburg

June 12, 2009 0

Having recently completed its 21st Century re-vamp, Hamburg looks set for today, and tomorrow.  Tom Allett reports. Hamburg Airport’s management team found 2008 to be an eventful year.  Passenger figures were up and its long-running […]

Airports

Beating the Recession

June 12, 2009 0

Tom Allett asked the CEO’s of five German airports how their fortunes have been affected by the current economic downturn. During the same period, 689,014 passengers used Frankfurt-Hahn, 7% less than in the first quarter […]

Airports

German Airport Review

June 12, 2009 0

During the first quarter of 2009 the German Airports Association (ADV) recorded a 9.3% overall drop in passenger traffic – with this in mind, Tom Allett presents our annual review of German airport news and […]

Airports

The Weakest Link?

May 8, 2009 0

Manfred Weiss from Siemens AG Industry Automation division underlines the importance of guaranteeing an airport’s power supply. Airports belong to the type of buildings that demand maximum reliability in terms of their electric power supply.  […]