Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow, Russia, has received approval from Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency to open its renovated Terminal C in January 2020.
In Australia, Melbourne Airport (MEL) has determined that a third runway, built in a north-south orientation, would provide the greatest benefits to the airport and to the state.
Istanbul Airport (IST) in Turkey has recently signed agreements with international airports in China and South Korea.
We’re constantly hearing airports say, ‘My terminal was designed for 10 million passengers, now I’m at 15 million, we’re growing 10% each year and we’re struggling to cope!’ The same challenge of operating beyond capacity affects tiny and massive airports alike.
The much-delayed Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) in Germany is to open on 31 October 2020, its supervisory and management boards have confirmed.
Airport Authority Hong Kong announced the opening on 29 November 2019 of the extension to Terminal 1 (T1) at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).
On 6 December 2019, the new south parallel runway at Kempegowda International Airport, in Bengaluru, India that began its construction work in mid-2018, opened for scheduled flight operations.
A new connections centre at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Canada was scheduled to commence first phase operations on 11 December 2019.
AP Insights had an interview with Niclas Svedberg, Advisor of Airport Performance Services with ADB SAFEGATE and member of the NEXTT Workshop Group. He tells us more about the NEXTT initiative and shares his view on the airport of the future.
Indonesia’s State airport operator, PT Angkasa Pura II, plans to develop Kualanamu International Airport (KNO) compounds in North Sumatra Province into an aerocity and hub for passengers and freight in the western parts of Indonesia.
The expansion plan for London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in the UK will be delayed by more than a year, and the third runway now will probably be completed between early 2028 and late 2029, the airport said.
As airports become more digitally connected, the Internet of Things (IoT) can open up a world of opportunities. Much more than merely improving efficiency, IoT can transform the traveler experience and generate new revenue.1 Elizabeth Krimmel, a senior manager in Deloitte’s Government and Public Services practice, shared with us her insights regarding IOT in the aviation industry.
The 4th Annual A4E Aviation Summit 3 March 2020 | Brussels Bringing together Europe’s leading airline CEOs and global aviation leaders Europe’s aviation industry is facing many challenges: From socio-economic, to regulatory and environmental - the sector continues to adapt and evolve to overcome them, striving for a safer, more sustainable and more integrated Europe. The A4E Aviation Summit, in association with FlightGlobal, provides the perfect opportunity to take part in the discussion
Aerospace Big Data Series APAC | Americas | EMEA - These events bring together the MRO ecosystem including OEM’s, data and IT experts to discuss advancements in predictive maintenance strategies and how airlines can best utilise data and emerging technologies to maximise the benefits of predictive maintenance.
ARE RUNWAY STATUS LIGHTS THE SOLUTION TO REDUCING RUNWAY ACCIDENTS? Aviation is one of the most regulated industries, behind nuclear, to ensure operations are safe because of how unforgiving the results of mistakes can be. This has resulted in huge reductions in aviation accidents over time; however, more improvements can always be made. James Lewis, ATM Consultant of Think Research Ltd, investigated whether runway status lights could reduce the likelihood of high severity runway incursions.
Baggage Tracking Solution Provides Operational and Financial Benefits. For airlines and airports end-to-end bag tracking is critical, and as passenger traffic grows, the likelihood of misdirected bags grows as well. “The more passengers we have traveling, the more we need to manage the baggage process to make it more efficient
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RMS Leads Operational Efficiency. Passenger numbers are growing and airport capacity is stretched. When resources are pushed to their limits, it’s critical that they are managed in the most efficient and effective manner to avoid delays that could lead to customer dissatisfaction and penalties for the airports.
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Paper assists in planning to expand capacity and optimizing available capacity Montreal, 13 February 2020 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published guidance for airports to assist them in making the most of existing capacity while also planning to expand to meet growing global demand.
Entry Point North, with its headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, is a leading ATS academy training air traffic controllers and other aviation specialists coming from 150 customers in nearly 50 countries. CEO Anne Kathrine Jensen tells us more about the fascinating world of ATC Training and the challenges they face.
Ever growing complexity is the new normal for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs). Today’s controllers have to be aware of a magnitude of different flight procedures, and consider a steadily growing amount of data while operating multiple systems in the control rooms, all this while putting safety first, and respecting the growing demand for efficient and sustainable routing and guidance.
ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock X was launched at the inter airport Singapore event and represents the latest state of the art in docking systems. The Safedock X is packed with innovation to bring the future of fully automated, tightly integrated and intelligent docking and apron management closer to reality. New surveillance technologies, modern display capabilities, advanced integration and unrivalled reliability combine to deliver faster, safer aircraft turnarounds under any weather condition. The Safedock X is at the heart of ADB SAFEGATE’s Digital Apron vision which is on show at the many events sponsored by the company.
ACI World urges a global temporary suspension of airport slot requirements. Move would help airports and airlines recover faster once the crisis is over.
Airports looking to increase capacity are now presented with a bewildering range of potential enablers. Whilst each airport will need to carefully evaluate the potential benefits and order of these enablers two key issues need to be considered.
ACI World issues guidance on airside safety and operations during COVID-19. Airports advised to implement special measures to maintain safety standards
Asia-Pacific Airports Face a New Normal By Stefano Baronci, Director General, ACI Asia-Pacific
Airport Operational Practice – Examples for Managing COVID-19. This document describes a set of typical measures implemented at major international airports, gathered from across ACI’s membership.
Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on today’s flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers.
60% fewer passengers and 14.6% less cargo in March. Brussels Airport remains open to connect Belgium to the rest of the world under the safest conditions.
• Munich Airport climbs to number 5 ranking worldwide • Survey of 12 million passengers in over 100 countries • Top ratings in several individual categories
Airports warn of irreversible consequences to air connectivity, tourism and local economies Industry body calls for measures to enable summer season re-start
ACI World Governing Board calls for urgent COVID-19 industry relief. Resolution urges globally coordinated programme of recovery measures
Munich Airport preparing for rebound in air traffic. Package for safe travel.
COVID-19 compels aviation industry to speed up the modernisation of the ATM system and prioritise business continuity. Frequentis emphasises benefit of SESAR virtual centre concept during pandemic
In this blog, we’ll delve into the balance of priority vs urgency and how that impacts operational development and human performance across all timescales and the industry begins to recover.