Operations

Istanbul New Airport attempts world record for 'Longest Truck Procession'

Istanbul New Airport attempts world record for ‘Longest Truck Procession’

On the 564th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul, Istanbul New Airport and its employees saluted the city with a parade of 1,453 trucks. The event was also an attempt to set a new Guinness world record in the ‘Longest Truck Procession’ category.

Airports in the news – Summer 2017

Airports in the news – Summer 2017

A snapshot of stories from around Europe.

Towards total airport management

Towards total airport management

Airport operations centres (APOCs) are expected to become the nerve centres of future airports, allowing an unparalleled overview of operations and allowing effective, fast decisions on how the airport can function most efficiently, especially under challenging circumstances. In this article, Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, explains the steps taken by European partners to move beyond airport collaborative decision-making (A-CDM) to deliver the APOC and total airport management (TAM).

SESAR Deployment Airport Grouping

SESAR Deployment Airport Grouping

SESAR Deployment Airport Grouping (SDAG) encourages regional airports to apply for EU funding to modernise their ATM infrastructure

Aerodrome Certification – State of play & what to expect

Aerodrome Certification – State of play & what to expect

On 1st January 2018 National Competent Authorities and Airport Operators will enter into a new phase of the European regulatory environment for aerodromes (ADRs). The date is the milestone for completion of the conversion process of aerodrome licences from a national to the new European certification scheme. Report by ACI EUROPE’s liaison officer to EASA, Ansgar Sickert and Giulio De Crescenzo, EASA Manager Aerodrome Section.