All articles by Elisabeth Fisher

Elisabeth Fisher

US report finds airports authority rife with mismanagement

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) has been accused of mismanagement and a lack of transparency by the US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) inspector general.

London Gatwick airport closed after Airbus emergency landing

Flights in and out of Gatwick Airport in London, UK, were suspended for nearly two hours on Monday after a Virgin A330 made an emergency landing when smoke was detected in the cabin.

Brazil’s airport expansions: ready for take-off?

In the run-up to two major sporting events, Brazil’s airports are undergoing their biggest makeover in history. Elisabeth Fischer reports on the expansion process ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, which has not only triggered the privatisation of some of the country’s airports, but also the clean-up of its jet graveyards.

Top terminals

With issues like security, transport and passenger flow to consider, developing a modern terminal is tricky. Airport Technology profiles some of the world’s best terminal buildings to discover the secrets of their success.

EU bans airport X-ray scanners over health concerns

The EU has banned airport scanners that use X-ray technology amid fears they could put travellers’ health and safety at risk.