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Passengers choose Munich Airport as the best airport in Europe again

• Munich Airport climbs to number 5 ranking worldwide • Survey of 12 million passengers in over 100 countries • Top ratings in several individual categories

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May 12, 2020

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Munich Airport releases annual results

Munich Airport releases annual results. Earnings (EAT) rise to new record of EUR 175 million in 2019.

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March 30, 2020

Interviews

ADB SAFEGATE launches new Safedock X A-VDGS

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.

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March 19, 2020

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ACI reveals world’s best airports for customer experience

Awards recognize the largest number of winning airports ever this year. Results based on ACI World’s industry-leading Airport Service Quality programme

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March 19, 2020

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2020 Challenges to Travel Retail

This article aims to briefly highlight the various challenges facing the travel retail industry in 2020 and provide some insight into the issues from the travel retail perspective.

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March 11, 2020

Interviews

NEXTT. WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

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.

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March 3, 2020

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ACI issues new guidance on alignment between airspace and airport capacity

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.

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February 28, 2020

Features

A new approach to safer aircraft guidance

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.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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February 26, 2020

Airport life

How to WOW your passengers

If you take a look around the world, you can see a number of examples of how airports have created architectural masterpieces in order to WOW their passengers. However, to create an unforgettable WOW factor, you do not necessarily need to spend obscene amounts of money on a fancy architecture. There is much more to it than that.

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February 26, 2020

Features

RMS Leads Operational Efficiency

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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February 13, 2020

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Baggage Reconciliation Compliance

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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Jodi Richards

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February 10, 2020

News

The Aerospace Big Data Series - FlightGlobal's flagship conferences

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.

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February 3, 2020

Features

ARE RUNWAY STATUS LIGHTS THE SOLUTION TO REDUCING RUNWAY ACCIDENTS?

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.

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January 27, 2020

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Sustainability through Efficiency

With the arrival of both LCCs and leading Middle East airlines running lean business models, and with increasing competition from bare-bones airports running at out-of-city locations, today’s airports have to investigate and analyse every aspect of their operations to ensure efficiency. The upside is that with smart management and increased efficiency, a by-product in the form of increased sustainability comes free – in both business and environmental terms. An efficient airport is a sustainable airport.1

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December 11, 2019

Features

Brussels Airport. ‘Together for a sustainable airport’

Brussels Airport has just secured a successful renewal at the highest currently available level of carbon management within Airport Carbon Accreditation - Level 3+ Neutrality.

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December 11, 2019

Interviews

Coping with Crowding – Creating Capacity

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.

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December 11, 2019

Features

Crowd Sourcing Tool

Can IATA’s Crowd Sourcing Tool Help Airlines Avoid Turbulence? Avionics International stated that the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) is a few months away from transitioning from the initial pilot phase for its Turbulence Aware platform — a cloud database collecting real time turbulence reports from participating airlines — to full operational deployment, available to airlines beginning in January.

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December 5, 2019

Features

How to optimise the airport’s Customer Experience

Across the globe, passengers are demanding higher levels of service. Likewise, regulators are paying closer attention to airport service provision and quality of service delivery. Competition among airports has reached new heights as structural and ownership changes bring new stakeholders and business models into the industry.

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October 23, 2019

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