Airports

Are You Prepared?

December 3, 2009 0

Tom Allett visited Stansted Airport to witness an aircraft recovery demonstration staged to mark the opening of Stansted’s ARTCC. On November 25 I travelled to Stansted, London’s so-called third airport, to see the opening of […]

Airports

Copy and Paste?

December 3, 2009 0

If only airport succession planning were that easy, by Carroll McCormick. When the Executive Director of the Fort Wayne International Airport in Indiana left in 2003, his Number 2, the Director of Administration and Finance, […]

Airline Focus

Special Assistance

December 3, 2009 0

Exeter and Flybe handle the first assistance dog flight from the airport. The first dog to travel with a passenger on a commercial service from Exeter International Airport, UK, checked-in on November 16 for a […]

Airports

Ras al-Khaimah: The other face of the emirates

December 3, 2009 0

Luigi Vallero visited Ras al-Khaimah to look at the sheikhdom’s current commercial aviation activities and its aspirations for the future. The fourth largest of the seven sheikhdoms that form the Federation of the United Arab […]

Airline Focus

Care By Air

December 3, 2009 0

Airports International reports on how several UAE-based companies have launched a breakthrough humanitarian initiative. On November 16 a ground-breaking humanitarian relief aid initiative from the UAE was unveiled at the Dubai Air Show.  Maximus Air […]

Baggage Handling

TLD in China

December 3, 2009 0

Tom Allett spoke to TLD’s CEO Jean Marie Fulconis about his company’s expansion in China. TLD has long been associated with producing GSE items on more than one continent, but its recent expansion in China […]

Ground Handling

Up and Downtimes

December 3, 2009 0

Stephen Vaughan examines the ground handling market and provides a topical overview of an industry that has been deeply affected by the recession. Everyone reading this will already know how hard the worldwide recession has […]

Airports

Seeing the Light

October 30, 2009 0

Airports are learning how best to treat their blind passengers, by Carroll McCormick. In the bad old days blind passengers probably expected to be forced into wheelchairs and ‘parked’ in assist rooms to wait for […]

IT

Asia Pacific: Business as Usual

October 30, 2009 0

Randy Pizzi, Vice President and Managing Director of ARINC’s Asia Pacific Division, provides a commentary on Airport IT adoption during the economic downturn. The aviation landscape continues to be gloomy with airlines set to lose […]

Baggage Handling

The Future for Baggage Handling

October 30, 2009 0

The latest generation of sorters is setting new benchmarks for baggage handling systems, as Crisplant’s Johan Rajczyk explains. New technologies introduced with the latest generation of baggage sorters are providing a vision for the baggage-handling […]