Development

Russia’s newest regional airport: Yuzhny Rostov-on-Don

Russia’s newest regional airport: Yuzhny Rostov-on-Don

In 2018 the 21st FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia, and in preparation investments both public and private are being made into the wide-ranging development of its national infrastructure – among the most significant being the creation of the new Yuzhny Rostov-on-Don Airport. The first airport to be built from scratch in the nation for a number of years, when construction is completed in 2017 it will serve as a landmark development for the prosperity of the south of the country.

Interviews

BRU delivering world-class passenger experience at ‘the heart of Europe’

BRU delivering world-class passenger experience at ‘the heart of Europe’

An interview with Arnaud Feist, CEO Brussels Airport Company and ACI EUROPE President. By Ross Falconer.

Passenger

Oslo Airport enhancing family-friendly facilities

Oslo Airport enhancing family-friendly facilities

Oslo Airport is augmenting its family-friendly offer this summer, with the introduction of brand new, well-marked strollers that are now available after the security check for anyone travelling with small children.

Operations

London Luton Airport helping young people ‘Get into Airports’

London Luton Airport helping young people ‘Get into Airports’

London Luton Airport has published its 2014 Community Engagement Report, which highlights its success in working with the community to create tangible benefits for local people and businesses.

Security

Next generation EDS delivering enhanced performance and throughput

Next generation EDS delivering enhanced performance and throughput

The development of Real Time Tomography has been heralded as a breakthrough technical innovation in aviation baggage screening – one that is particularly important in light of the EU’s new Standard 3. Airport Business’ Ross Falconer visited Rapiscan, where Frederic Brouiller, Vice President Sales Aviation, Rapiscan Systems, explained more about the technology.

IT

Bengaluru Airport to rollout self bag tagging

Bengaluru Airport to rollout self bag tagging

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has announced a major investment in its IT infrastructure. This includes installing 180 common-use workstations and 30 new common-use self-service (CUSS) kiosks, which will allow passengers to print their own bag tags, as well as their boarding passes.

Commercial

Revolutionising airport retail at Singapore Changi Airport

Revolutionising airport retail at Singapore Changi Airport

In an interview with Airport Business, Lim Peck Hoon, Executive Vice President Commercial, Changi Airport Group, described the imaginative and innovatory developments transforming the commercial experience at the gateway to Singapore, including the modern new Terminal 4 and the state-of-the-art Project Jewel.

Environment

Eco-friendly operations in unique Venice Airport environment

Eco-friendly operations in unique Venice Airport environment

Venice Marco Polo Airport’s setting in the vicinity of the Venetian Lagoon means that it must take a unique approach to its environmental sustainability. Having recently attained a Level 3+ Neutrality certification in ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation, Davide Bassano, Environment Health Development Director, explained to Airport Business how the airport manages the coexistence of a delicate ecosystem and modern technology.

EU Matters

ACI EUROPE Regional Airports’ Conference & Exhibition

ACI EUROPE Regional Airports’ Conference & Exhibition

The 7th ACI EUROPE Regional Airports’ Conference & Exhibition took place in Madeira from 12 to 14 May, providing an opportunity to review trading conditions and key challenges for regional airports.

ACI EUROPE Activities

Michael Cawley pops up in Prague with EU Transport Commissioner

Michael Cawley pops up in Prague with EU Transport Commissioner

We are delighted to announce that Michael Cawley – the former COO and Deputy CEO of Ryanair who is now Chairman of Fáilte Ireland, the Irish national tourism development authority, will deliver the second keynote address at next month’s ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition. He will follow the keynote speech from new EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc.