Security

Good Waves for People-Screening

September 18, 2009 0

Stefan Aust, Director of Global Product Management Security Products for Smiths Detection, discusses the challenges faced at people-screening checkpoints. Passenger checkpoints are both complex and logistically challenging as vital security requirements compete with need for […]

Airports

Inside Cairo’s New Terminal

September 18, 2009 0

Richard Maslen reports from the recently opened Terminal 3 at Cairo International Airport, a facility that provides passengers of the Star Alliance members with a much improved travel experience at the Egyptian gateway. Cairo International […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

The Clear Approach to Bristol

September 18, 2009 0

Gareth Stockle of ATG Airports explains how the company equipped Bristol International Airport with a full range of products while carrying out the first major upgrade to maintain full Category-III lighting operations. Since its formation […]

Airports

Follow the Barcode

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick explains how baggage and passenger processing at Trudeau Airport’s new transborder departures sector will be barcode-driven. Expected to open in August 2009, the transborder departures sector has been designed from scratch for a […]

Airports

Deep in the Heart of Texas

July 24, 2009 0

James Hanna, Business Development Manager for Vanderlande Industries, highlights the baggage handling work in progress at San Antonio. San Antonio International Airport is in the midst of infrastructure modifications and its passengers will be enjoying […]

Airports

Asphalt Field School

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick reports on how the John Wayne Airport and its general contractor learned how to use polymer-modified asphalt. With just a single, heavily used commercial runway, engineers at the John Wayne Airport, Orange County […]

Airports

Canadian Airport Review

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick reports on how traffic is down; regulations are looking up, while communications and infrastructure are advancing. As reported in the preceding US airports review, North American passenger traffic in 2008 was well down […]

Airports

US Review

July 24, 2009 0

Stimulus funding is hot. Environmental projects are many. Privatisation took one step backward and a smart step forward. Traffic is down. Carroll McCormick reports. There is a lot of mileage in staking out the position […]

Emergency Services

Reaching New Heights

July 24, 2009 0

CAT10 and still improving – Tom Allett visits Munich’s fire-fighters. They train constantly to deal with an event that everyone hopes will never happen.  They must be ready to perform at the highest level, yet […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

The Bright Lights of Sydney

July 24, 2009 0

Australia’s premier airport has completed a giant lighting upgrade.  Tom Allett explains. Sydney Airport has successfully completed a $51 million programme to upgrade airport ground lighting involving runways 16R/34L, 07/25, 16L/34R and all the taxiways […]