Operations

Prague Airport records double-digit long-haul growth and prepares to welcome Chicago and Hanoi services

Prague Airport records double-digit long-haul growth and prepares to welcome Chicago and Hanoi services

Prague Airport has reported 6% growth to a record 17.8 million passengers in 2019. A double-digit increase of 10.9% was recorded on long-haul routes, and this positive trend is set to continue in 2020 with two more long-haul destinations to be added – Chicago and Hanoi.

Auckland Airport’s bold collaborative door-to-departure challenge

Auckland Airport’s bold collaborative door-to-departure challenge

Auckland Airport has engaged with Veovo to roll out the region’s first Airport Collaborative Decision Making initiative. The partnership has also been extended to create a solution that would get travellers from door to departure with less stress, and more time to spare.

Real-time planning for more punctual and efficient airport operations

Real-time planning for more punctual and efficient airport operations

Nice, Hamburg and Budapest. Three European airports with very distinct operational characteristics and challenges. But over the last three years, these three airports have acted as demonstrator sites to showcase the potential of tech solutions developed within the framework of the SESAR research and innovation programme. In this article, Steffen Loth, Project Manager of Integrated Airport Operations, a SESAR Joint Undertaking very-large scale demonstration, explains how this can pave the way for the implementation of solutions capable of improving airside operations at airports in Europe.

Time Europe’s airports start preparing for implementation of new ICAO methodology for better reporting runway surface conditions

Time Europe’s airports start preparing for implementation of new ICAO methodology for better reporting runway surface conditions

The new ICAO methodology for assessing and reporting runway surface conditions, known as the new Global Reporting Format (GRF) for Runway Surface Conditions, will be applicable on 5 November 2020. This implementation is expected to reduce the risk of runway excursions since the GRF improves the accuracy and timeliness of runway condition assessment and harmonises this information globally. Report by Christopher Keohan