The War in Ukraine shows no sign of ending soon, such is the stalwart defence of Ukraine citizens and armed forces against Russia’s invasion. In this issue, we look at how one group of Ukrainians are recycling a downed Russian SU-34 into luggage tags to raise money for the defence effort.
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We also hear from Mariana Oleskiv, chairperson at the State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine, finding out how the rebuilding of Ukraine’s tourism sector is already underway.
Elsewhere, we find out how Jersey Airport on the channel island in the English channel is taking steps towards hydrogen power, as well as learning what happened at this year’s Airbus summit. We also take a look at how Qatar, in preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2022, reinforced its aviation infrastructure to withstand the massive influx of visitors to the tiny Gulf state.
As well as all of this, being the final issue of 2022, we also look ahead at what themes will be of most importance to aviation in 2023.
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Peter Nilson, editor
In this issue
How did Qatari airports prepare for the FIFA World Cup?
The Qatar World Cup is the first winter tournament and the first in the Middle East. How did the country prepare its aviation infrastructure? Kirstie Pickering investigates.
Jersey Airport looks toward hydrogen power
Ports of Jersey is leading the way for regional services with the ambitious aim of introducing hydrogen-powered flight, as airport director Robin MacRae tells Andy Tunnicliffe.
Rebuilding Ukraine’s tourism industry is already under way
The Ukrainian minister of tourism shares how she hopes to attract tourists and investors back to the war-torn country. Sebastian Shehadi reports.
Ukrainians are turning a downed Russian jet into luggage tags
Kirstie Pickering investigates how Recycle Russia is creating luggage tags to raise money for Ukraine’s defenders.
Airbus summit comes with raft of environmental design initiatives
Andrew Salerno-Garthwaite rounds up the latest environmental-centric design updates from this year’s Airbus Summit.
Aviation industry faces lingering impact of pandemic
Jasleen Mann looks into a new report highlighting how airports are finding new ways to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Aviation technology key to sustainability
Jasleen Mann investigates which technologies and solutions are expected to transform the aviation industry.
Next issue preview
As passenger numbers begin to hit pre-pandemic figures in 2023, many airport operators will find themselves asking the same question.
What do passengers want from airports in a post-pandemic world when it comes to entertainment, retail, and food and drink, and what can airports do to streamline their experience?
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