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.  […]

Airports

A Runway Success

May 8, 2009 0

Newcastle International’s Head of Operations Chris Davis believes that good communication and planning were the principal reasons for the success of the airport’s recent resurfacing project.  Richard Maslen spoke to the experienced airport executive. A£6 […]

Airports

Biometric IDs: The Right Solution?

May 8, 2009 0

The use of biometric ID checks remains a divisive subject for many people, says John Elliott from Consult Hyperion, an independent consultancy.  But does this technology help to make our airports more secure? With airport […]

Airports

Putting Passengers First

May 8, 2009 0

Jim Bujold, VP Honeywell Building Solutions explains how intelligent technologies help airport operators put passengers first. Change is afoot.  In March 2009, the British Government made clear its intention to bring about regulatory reform that […]

Aircraft

All Quiet in Dubai

May 8, 2009 0

Airports International looks at how Emirates Airline has taken extreme measures to minimize the acoustic impact of engine ground runs. After many years of carrying out engine runs at various locations at the Dubai International […]

Airline Focus

Flying the Falcon

May 8, 2009 0

In the latest in our series about the world’s top airlines, Tom Allett reports on how Gulf Air’s Premium Class offerings are about to get even better. Even during an economic downturn, when it comes […]

Air Cargo

Bahrain: Towards 2030

May 8, 2009 0

Tom Allett reports from Bahrain, an airport with regional ambitions. Located in the Persian Gulf, near the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago of 40 islands with Manama as […]