Airport Industry Review: Issue 14

7 May 2015 (Last Updated May 7th, 2015 09:23)

In this issue we look at how the industry can strengthen their cyber security, profile Dubai International Airport, look at the best pet friendly airports and much more

Airport Industry Review: Issue 14

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Issue 14

After the recent cyber attack at Tasmania's Hobart International Airport, we find out more about how airports can boost their cyber security.

In the latest issue of Airport Industry Review, we profile Dubai International Airport to discover how it became the world's top international travel hub, look at the ten best pet friendly airports in the US and round up the most impressive robotic applications in airports.

Moreover, we take a look at a new scheme set to bring new routes to regional UK airports, discover how the new rail link at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport could help alleviate parking at the airport and, finally, we profile the latest software that makes finding parking spaces at airports a breeze.

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In this issue

Hacking Hobart
In the wake of a cyber attack which forced Tasmania's Hobart International Airport to shut down after an ISIS supporter group hacked into its servers, Eva Grey spoke to Matt White, senior manager in KPMG's cyber security practice.
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Dubai Airports' Ascent
From a sand airstrip to the world's number one hub for international passenger traffic, Eva Grey follows the developments that fast-tracked Dubai International Airport's rise to the top.
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From Drones to Holograms
Recently robotic technologies, whether for safety, speed, comfort or entertainment, have begun to deliver on that long-promised seamless travel experience. Eva Grey finds out more.
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Puppy on a Plane
From Denver International Airport to Reno-Tahoe International Airport, AIR picks the ten best pet-friendly airports in the US; designed to keep pets safe and happy.
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Grounded in Reality
The UK Government has received 19 bids for its £17.5m Regional Air Connectivity Fund. Julian Turner asks whether this money is enough to help regional airports.
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Missing Link
Reduce an airport to its essence and it's a link, not a destination unto itself. But, as Jerome Greer Chandler finds out, sometimes, that latter link lags and becomes an ecologically outdated mode of transport.
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The New Era of Ease
Parking at airports can be a chore, but thankfully new technologies are making the process easier. From parking space software to mobile apps, Gary Peters profiles modern airports move to a new era of ease.
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Next issue

A project at Helsinki airport is trialling the use of location-based technologies to understand passenger behaviour. We speak to Walkbase, the company leading the trial, to find out more.

In the next issue, we profile the launch of the Towers@T5, a huge digital canvas built from two 14m wide screens, at Heathrow airport, we take a look at the war between Heathrow and Gatwick over which airport will be earmarked for a new runway and we find out why Edinburgh Airport is trialling a new flight path for departing aircraft.

Moreover, we look at the role of the airport and the challenges experienced after a natural disaster, and we look at how Scandinavian airports continue operations in the face of heavy snow.

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