Airport Business http://www.airport-business.com The Leading Airport Magazine Wed, 20 May 2015 14:39:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Russia’s newest regional airport: Yuzhny Rostov-on-Don http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/russias-newest-regional-airport-yuzhny-rostov-don/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/russias-newest-regional-airport-yuzhny-rostov-don/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 14:31:58 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10534 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 […]

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Michael Cawley pops up in Prague with EU Transport Commissioner http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/michael-cawley-pops-prague-eu-transport-commissioner/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/michael-cawley-pops-prague-eu-transport-commissioner/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:59:50 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10514 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 […]

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Revolutionising airport retail at Singapore Changi Airport http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/revolutionising-airport-retail-singapore-changi-airport/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/revolutionising-airport-retail-singapore-changi-airport/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:58:53 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10524 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. The retail and dining experience at Singapore Changi Airport is widely regarded as […]

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Oslo Airport enhancing family-friendly facilities http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/oslo-airport-enhancing-family-friendly-facilities/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/oslo-airport-enhancing-family-friendly-facilities/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:57:46 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10511 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. Oslo Airport has enhanced its family-friendly facilities by introducing brand new strollers following the security check, which are free to use by anyone travelling […]

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London Luton Airport helping young people ‘Get into Airports’ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/london-luton-airport-helping-young-people-get-airports/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/london-luton-airport-helping-young-people-get-airports/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:56:30 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10508 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. 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 […]

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Bengaluru Airport to rollout self bag tagging http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/bengaluru-airport-rollout-self-bag-tagging/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/05/bengaluru-airport-rollout-self-bag-tagging/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 13:54:31 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10505 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. Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has announced a major investment in its IT infrastructure. […]

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Editorial: Longing for the EU’s aviation strategy http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/longing-eus-aviation-strategy/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/longing-eus-aviation-strategy/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:18:06 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10177 Editorial: This Spring is looking promising for many airports. This is especially the case in the EU, where the expansion of air travel keeps outperforming weaker economic growth. By Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE. By Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE This Spring is looking promising for many airports. This is especially the case […]

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Wellington Airport’s $58m extension enhancing travel and tourism infrastructure http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/wellington-airports-58m-extension-enhancing-travel-tourism-infrastructure/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/wellington-airports-58m-extension-enhancing-travel-tourism-infrastructure/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:35:09 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10364 Wellington Airport is embarking on a $58 million (€40m), 6,000sqm terminal and apron extension. The development will create a vibrant, world-class experience for travellers – one that is future-proofed and consistent with the airport’s long-term expansion plans. Steve Sanderson, Chief Executive of Wellington Airport, spoke to Airport Business. Wellington Airport is a vitally important piece […]

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TAV IT receives three awards at IDC Summit http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/tav-receives-three-awards-idc-summit/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/tav-receives-three-awards-idc-summit/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:55 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10396 TAV Airports Holding CIO and TAV Information Technologies (IT) General Manager Binnur Güleryüz Onaran has been named ‘Turkey’s Best CIO’ at the IDC Turkey 2015 CIO Summit, which hosted international professionals in the IT sector. TAV IT also received awards for ‘Best Change Management Project’ and ‘Best IT Governance Project’ for its IT systems projects […]

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Prishtina Airport addresses high unemployment in Kosovo http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/prishtina-airport-addresses-high-unemployment-kosovo/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/prishtina-airport-addresses-high-unemployment-kosovo/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:40 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10391 The construction of Prishtina International Airport Adem Jashari was a climactic moment in the development of the dynamic Republic of Kosovo. One of the most important infrastructural advancements in the country, the gateway serves as a symbol of the liberty and future prosperity of the independent young nation. Now the airport is striving to alleviate […]

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Budapest Airport poised to launch major retail tenders as commercial revenues escalate http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/budapest-airport-poised-launch-major-retail-tenders-commercial-revenues-escalate/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/budapest-airport-poised-launch-major-retail-tenders-commercial-revenues-escalate/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:27 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10381 In May the airport will launch a series of specialist retail tenders for significant areas of SkyCourt, BUD’s flagship F&B and shopping centre, ­in a move to refresh the airport’s commercial offer and drive passenger spend. Budapest Airport has in recent months experienced another best-ever quarter for commercial revenues, during which the Hungarian gateway surpassed […]

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New analysis released on Performance Management at European Airports http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/new-analysis-released-performance-management-european-airports/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/new-analysis-released-performance-management-european-airports/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:04 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10377 The new ACI EUROPE analysis paper, released at the 7th ACI Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, provides guidance for airports to improve their performance management across the board. On the occasion of the 7th ACI Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition on 25-27 February in London, ACI EUROPE released a […]

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London event brings together experts in airport economics & finance http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/london-event-brings-together-experts-airport-economics-finance/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/london-event-brings-together-experts-airport-economics-finance/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:33:41 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10407 Delegates from over 50 countries gathered in London at the 7th ACI Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition to discuss the economic issues facing the airport industry – from the future structure of the airline industry and its implications on airports to the impact of airports on the wider economic climate and the vital importance […]

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Compelling F&B concepts capture the spirit of the Côte d’Azur http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/compelling-fb-concepts-capture-spirit-cote-dazur/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/compelling-fb-concepts-capture-spirit-cote-dazur/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:02:08 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10273 As the gateway to the picturesque French Riviera, Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has a crystal-clear vision – to deliver an airport journey as exceptional as its surroundings. As part of an all-encompassing development that will transform its terminals for passengers, the airport is embarking on a large-scale commercial renovation, which over the next two and […]

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Experimentation and excellence in airport F&B http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/experimentation-excellence-airport-fb/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/experimentation-excellence-airport-fb/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:01:43 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10276 IATA has forecast that worldwide passenger numbers will reach 3.6 billion by 2016, and with positive industry growth spurred on by recovering economies and the burgeoning mobilisation of the middle classes in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, a growing number of people are spending parts of their day in airports – in search […]

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Self-service streamlining border control http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/self-service-streamlining-border-control/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/self-service-streamlining-border-control/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:01:04 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10279 Arrival at their destination airport is, effectively, the first impression travellers have of a country. So an efficient border control process is an essential element in achieving a warm welcome. Self-service border solutions have the potential to enhance that customer experience, as Paul Mewett, Director of Innovative Travel Solutions at Vancouver Airport Authority, explained to […]

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Lightening the load http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/lightening-load/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/lightening-load/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:00:15 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10283 Baggage handling specialist Vanderlande has been awarded a contract to supply and install 72 of its innovative STACK@EASE units as part of London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 3 Integrated Baggage (T3IB) system. Baggage handling specialist Vanderlande has been awarded a contract to supply and install 72 of its innovative STACK@EASE units as part of London Heathrow […]

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A new master plan for Keflavik Airport as tourists to Iceland double http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/new-master-plan-keflavik-airport-tourists-iceland-double/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/new-master-plan-keflavik-airport-tourists-iceland-double/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:59:53 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10238 This year, Keflavik International Airport anticipates the arrival of nearly 1.2 million tourists – a 23% rise on last year – and the growth of Iceland’s booming tourism industry shows no sign of slowing. In response, the airport is embarking on its new master plan, which will facilitate growth of the airport’s capacity from 4.5 […]

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Airport operation as priority one http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/airport-operation-priority-one/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/airport-operation-priority-one/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:59:45 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10286 BEUMER Group UK with Crisplant – a leading global supplier of automated baggage handling systems – has been awarded a portfolio of prestigious baggage system projects at London Heathrow Airport. BEUMER Group UK with Crisplant – a leading global supplier of automated baggage handling systems – has been awarded a portfolio of prestigious baggage system […]

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Next generation EDS delivering enhanced performance and throughput http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/next-generation-eds-delivering-enhanced-performance-throughput/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/next-generation-eds-delivering-enhanced-performance-throughput/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:59:17 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10289 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. The development of Real […]

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Self-tagging made easier http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/self-tagging-made-easier/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/self-tagging-made-easier/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:58:27 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10293 Self-service technologies are playing an important role in empowering travellers, and a fast, seamless bag drop process has benefits both for airports and their passengers. Borry Vrieling, Founder and Managing Director, eezeetags, outlined the advantages of intuitive tagging to Airport Business. Self-service technologies are playing an important role in empowering travellers, and a fast, seamless […]

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Next generation cloud-based common use http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/next-generation-cloud-based-common-use/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/next-generation-cloud-based-common-use/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:58:01 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10297 Progressive airports are embracing the latest technologies across all aspects of their businesses, as they strive for the continual enhancement of the passenger experience. Progressive airports are embracing the latest technologies across all aspects of their businesses, as they strive for the continual enhancement of the passenger experience. The intelligent use of next generation common […]

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Smart capacity planning http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/smart-capacity-planning/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/smart-capacity-planning/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:57:37 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10300 Smart capacity planning is a key step in achieving a smooth transition between existing and new systems, and means using the given space wisely to achieve the best possible performance. Smart capacity planning is a key step in achieving a smooth transition between existing and new systems, and means using the given space wisely to […]

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State-of-the-art simulation enhances airport decision-making http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/state-art-simulation-enhances-airport-decision-making-2/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/state-art-simulation-enhances-airport-decision-making-2/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:56:56 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10303 Airport Research Center GmbH is an independent global provider of professional airport planning and decision support services, which are designed to optimise investments and reduce operational costs. Michael Laubrock, Managing Partner at Airport Research Center, outlined the myriad capabilities of its CAST 3D airport simulation software to Ross Falconer. Airport Research Center GmbH is an […]

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Copenhagen a beacon of innovation in empowering the passenger http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/copenhagen-beacon-innovation-empowering-passenger/ http://www.airport-business.com/2015/04/copenhagen-beacon-innovation-empowering-passenger/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:56:14 +0000 http://www.airport-business.com/?p=10306 When considering Europe’s most progressive airports, Copenhagen immediately springs to mind. The ‘Expanding CPH’ strategy involves phased expansion to ultimately accommodate 40 million annual passengers, and fresh ideas abound along this journey, as Thomas Woldbye, CEO Copenhagen Airports, explained to Ross Falconer. When considering Europe’s most progressive airports, Copenhagen immediately springs to mind. The ‘Expanding […]

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