Features


Access USA

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 … More ››

Operator Based Training: A Key Factor

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 … More ››

21st Century Hamburg

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 … More ››

Beating the Recession

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 … More ››

German Airport Review

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 … More ››

The Weakest Link?

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 … More ››

A Runway Success

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 … More ››

Biometric IDs: The Right Solution?

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 … More ››

Putting Passengers First

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 … More ››

All Quiet in Dubai

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 … More ››