Is airport public Wi-Fi cyber-secure?
Earlier this year, cybersecurity experts Coronet published a report ranking the US airports where passengers are most likely to be hacked if they sign in via a public Wi-Fi network. But just how risky is it to connect to public Wi-Fi in an airport? Elliot Gardner finds out more.
How will Heathrow deliver its pivotal third runway expansion?
With MPs approving a third runway at Heathrow Airport after years of delays, an all-important question still remains: what happens now?
Should airports have their own microgrids?
After Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the world, experienced a major power supply disruption on 17 December 2017, the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) was awarded a $450,000 research grant to develop a microgrid implementation toolkit to help airports avoid disaster. So what will the toolkit need to cover and how exactly do microgrids work in this setting?
Airport Industry Review: Issue 36
In this issue: the rise of child-friendly airports, JFK’s new winter storm plan, Israel’s air sector boom, the future of Heathrow, microgrid implementation at airports, Air BP’s airfield automation technology, and more.
My first airport: should aviation hubs do more to appeal to children?
Flying can still be a traumatic experience for children and families. How are airports factoring a younger demographic into their designs and services, and what could the potential commercial benefits be?