Today is your first chance to vote in this year’s Future Airport Awards. Our panel of experts have spent the past few weeks considering their favourites in each of the five categories, to present a shortlist for each. Please
As spending cuts continue, airports are looking to save money in any way they can. Sarah Blackman talks to the IATA and airport architects to find out the most sensible ways of working on a budget, without damaging the overall passenger experience.
The Australian Government plans to install explosive trace detection (ETD) systems at Sydney Airport, Newcastle Airport and Cairns Airport. The government has allocated $2.6m to the three airports to boost security. The programme will provide one ETD machine, which is used to
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has secured a $20m contract from Turner PCL Flatiron to provide a security system to San Diego County Regional Airport Authority in the US. The contract is to provide design, engineering, installation, testing and commissioning of se
Finavia, the managing body of Finland’a airports plans to install a new electronic air traffic control system called eSTRIP, at Helsinki International Airport. The new air traffic control system will ensure smooth and safe operations at the airport, even if traffic volumes increase. <
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The global market for airport airside services is estimated to reach over $42.8bn by the year 2017, according to a new report by Global Industry Analysts. Airport airside services will be boosted by globalisation, rising air passenger traffic and international trade. According
Airport-technology.com is launching a major airport industry survey, and we’d like to hear your opinions on the industry’s most important sustainability issues for 2011-2012. Upon completion, you will get instant access to the key findings of our Q1 2011 research, and will also receive
The Paris Air Show provided the perfect opportunity to showcase the latest airport equipment. Airport-technology.com attended the convention, hosted at Le Bourget airport in July 2011, to see what could be coming to an airport near you.
Asia-Pacific’s airport industry is growing apace, with passenger numbers soaring every year. Sarah Blackman explores the driving forces behind this growth and lists some of the major projects coming online in the region.
Bringing an end to long queues and security delays, IATA’s new checkpoint of the future could change air travel forever. Dr Gareth Evans reports on how a combination of state of the art biometric and sensor technologies can minimize unnecessary searches and reduce waiting times for the ‘trusted traveller’.