Secret Gallery: Vienna Airport celebrates Austrian culture
A new project at Vienna’s International Airport mixes contemporary illustration with traditional motifs in a clash of colour that’s bound to impress incoming passengers.
January's top stories: JFK's $10bn transformation, NY & NJ approves $32bn draft plan
John F Kennedy International Airport to undergo $10bn transformation, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has issued a $32bn draft Capital Plan. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from January 2017.
Airport Industry Review: Issue 21
In this issue: A new system to track drone movements, updating airport security, transporting pharma products by air, Incheon Airport’s expansion, the challenge of recycling commercial aircraft, and more.
Drone watch: integrating UAV movements into air traffic control
The issues that rogue drones cause for air traffic control are well documented. But, can current systems be rewired to track drone movements and prevent disaster? Airborne Concept and Egis believe they have the answer, and have demonstrated the visualisation of a mini-drone on the screens of the air traffic control system of the French Civil Aviation Authority. Could this system help put drones under the watchful gaze of airport ATC?
Gatwick Airport: turning waste into energy
In November last year, operations began on Gatwick Airport’s pioneering waste processing and biomass generation facility, making it the only airport in the world that can dispose of Category 1 waste – deemed the most hazardous – on site. Rod James takes a closer look.