Beating the Recession

Tom Allett asked the CEO’s of five German airports how their fortunes have been affected by the current economic downturn. During the same period, 689,014 … More ››

German Airport Review

During the first quarter of 2009 the German Airports Association (ADV) recorded a 9.3% overall drop in passenger traffic – with this in mind, Tom … More ››

The Weakest Link?

Manfred Weiss from Siemens AG Industry Automation division underlines the importance of guaranteeing an airport’s power supply. Airports belong to the type of buildings that … More ››

A Runway Success

Newcastle International’s Head of Operations Chris Davis believes that good communication and planning were the principal reasons for the success of the airport’s recent resurfacing … More ››

Biometric IDs: The Right Solution?

The use of biometric ID checks remains a divisive subject for many people, says John Elliott from Consult Hyperion, an independent consultancy.  But does this … More ››

Putting Passengers First

Jim Bujold, VP Honeywell Building Solutions explains how intelligent technologies help airport operators put passengers first. Change is afoot.  In March 2009, the British Government … More ››

All Quiet in Dubai

Airports International looks at how Emirates Airline has taken extreme measures to minimize the acoustic impact of engine ground runs. After many years of carrying … More ››

Flying the Falcon

In the latest in our series about the world’s top airlines, Tom Allett reports on how Gulf Air’s Premium Class offerings are about to get … More ››

Bahrain: Towards 2030

Tom Allett reports from Bahrain, an airport with regional ambitions. Located in the Persian Gulf, near the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of … More ››