Airports in the News – Autumn 2019

Airports in the News – Autumn 2019

A snapshot of stories from around Europe

IoT and the OPEX model: optimising airport operations

IoT and the OPEX model: optimising airport operations

Growing commercial pressures have created a business challenge for airport operators. How can airports continue to improve passenger experience, while simultaneously increasing overall traffic? By Gert Taeymans, Growth Sales Leader Airports, Honeywell

A Sustainability Growth Challenge: Case Study, Shanghai Airports

A Sustainability Growth Challenge: Case Study, Shanghai Airports

Air passenger traffic growth in China has averaged over 12% year-on-year growth for the last ten years, and the three biggest Chinese airports have seen growth rates as high as 16% in some years. This dramatic growth has put continual pressure on new and existing aviation infrastructure, both in the air and on the ground. Despite a major and continuing investment programme of 54.9 billion RMB ($8.2 billion) at Pudong Airport (first phase 15.1 billion RMB, 2nd phase 19.7 billion RMB, 3rd phase 20.1 billion RMB) operational delays increased. This article looks at the ways that this challenge of escalating delays was met by the airport and its stakeholders. By Joanna Lu, Head of Consultancy Asia, Ascend by Cirium

Airports in the News – Summer 2019

Airports in the News – Summer 2019

A snapshot of stories from around Europe