The new issue of Airport industry Review is out now!

In our cover story this issue, we return to Doncaster Sheffield Airport following its closure. A new study suggests that the airport could rise from the ashes as a low-carbon tech hub. We take a closer look and find out how realistic the proposition is.

Whether you are on an iPad, desktop or smartphone, you can read the magazine for free online.

Elsewhere in tech, we learn how cloud-based solutions can help improve baggage handling operations – a key area of concern since passenger volumes have increased post-pandemic. We also find out how mobile interfaces can improve passenger experience and how apps can make airport operations more efficient.

As well as all of this, we speak to the National Grid about how the owner of the high-voltage electricity transmission network is preparing to support aviation electrification. Lastly, we talk to Blueskeye AI about how the startup is using AI to track pilot fatigue.

For this, and much more, read on. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @Airport_Mag as well.

Peter Nilson, editor

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In this issue

Could Doncaster reinvent itself as a low-carbon aviation tech hub? 

A study has pinpointed Doncaster as a potential hub for low-carbon aviation. Kirstie Pickering explores what role Doncaster Sheffield Airport could play. 

How cloud technology can improve baggage handling

Jasleen Mann finds out how cloud-based solutions can improve airport operations, particularly baggage handling.

How to enhance the passenger experience through mobile apps

Airlines rely on many systems for their operations, but mobile interfaces are becoming a popular solution. Jasleen Mann finds out how one company is aiding the development of app-centred solutions.

How the National Grid is helping to decarbonise aviation

Jasleen Mann explores how the owner of the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales is preparing for the industry’s increased electrification.

Can AI tech help detect fatigue in pilots?

Professor Michel Valstar, founding CEO of Blueskeye AI, spoke with Jasleen Mann about the project to analyse human behaviour in the cockpit

Why SAF is the key to decarbonisation

Haldun Kokturk, head of airports at Turkish conglomerate Limak, discusses the benefits of sustainable aviation fuel.

How mobile connectivity can solve airports’ challenges 

Connectivity at airports can be a nightmare, but Freshwave CTO Tom Bennett explains that new ways of enhancing mobile signal are coming

Which country is best to set up a logistics hub?

When considering the best country to set up a logistics business, Bahrain, Singapore and the Netherlands all have impressive stories to tell, as Tim Thomas explains.

The flights plaguing the Premier League’s push for net-zero

Fixture congestion, television schedules, and player fatigue are among the reasons listed for the use of short-haul flights, according to GlobalData.

Next issue preview

The private jet sector has boomed since the start of the pandemic. New research from the Institute for Policy Studies and Patriotic Millionaires highlights how much private jet travel costs the planet – as well as US taxpayers.

In our August edition, we take a look at the report, as well as speaking with private jet chartering newbie Bitlux about the use of cryptocurrency in the private jet industry and the future of AI.

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