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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Future Airport editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Found in translation
27 July, 2020
Entrepôts for global transportation, airports are some of the...
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Down to earth 27 July, 2020 Organising the dozens of aircraft coming in to land is hard work at any single-runway airport. At Gatwick, however, air traffic controllers are adapting by working with partners...

Run on renewables 27 July, 2020 Buses are vital in a smoothly run airport, ferrying passengers and employees alike. Unfortunately, most models chug along on diesel or petrol – but a new law for hubs on the US west...

A star is born 27 July, 2020 Covering more than 7.5 million square feet and capable of hosting up to 72 million travellers annually, Beijing’s Daxing International is the largest single-structure airport on...

A reflection of its community 27 July, 2020 From religion to dance and music, the Brazilian state of Bahia is home to a uniquely vibrant culture. As of October 2019, it now has a newly renovated airport, Salvador Bahia, with...

Remote controller 27 July, 2020 Air traffic management is a finely calibrated system that requires careful monitoring by controllers on the ground. Even so, there are numerous tasks within this field that could –...

Protect and thrive 27 July, 2020 With up to half of humanity in enforced lockdown, governments around the world are desperately trying to halt the transmission of Covid-19. The impact on airlines has been...

The neutral zone 27 July, 2020 In July 2019, Frankfurt Airport was one of 194 hubs across Europe to sign up to the NetZero2050 agreement, pledging to become carbon-neutral within three decades. Sophie Peacock talks...

Get off the ground 27 July, 2020 Covid-19 has brought the aviation industry to a standstill, decimating passenger flight schedules. As the crisis abates, airlines are keen to start resuming operations. Irenie...

Watch this space 27 July, 2020 Often regarded as a costly nuisance by customers, car parking is a crucial source of revenue for airports. Two novel approaches towards automating the process, however, seek to...

In reply to FoxATM’s: 'Air traffic control in home-office?' 24 April, 2020 In the detailed article 'Air traffic control in home-office?', FoxATM has already looked at whether, in extreme cases such as the current Covid-19 situation, air traffic control from...

Expansion of Terminal B at Katowice Airport 08 April, 2020 Katowice Airport – one of the biggest Polish airports – is located in the Silesian voivodeship, which abuts the Moravian-Silesian Region.

Leave at the top 28 January, 2020 The president and CEO of Flughafen München (FMG), Dr Michael Kerkloh, has experienced a long and successful career in aviation; under his watch, Munich Airport has been bestowed with...

United airlines 24 January, 2020 Europe’s skies are seeing a trend towards consolidation as smaller operators struggle for success – recent casualties include WOW Air, Flybmi and Azur Air. The process could lead to...

A force of nature 24 January, 2020 Day-to-day airport operations provide enough challenges, but in some locations this is complicated further by extreme forms of weather that cause earthquakes and flooding. As the...

On the horizon 24 January, 2020 Seeking to compete with larger, more established operations, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and Norwegian have greatly expanded their long-haul routes to the US and Asia in recent years....

Blue sky thinking 24 January, 2020 Our skies are set to become busier as passenger numbers continue to grow, and sophisticated and connected systems are required to keep everything flowing smoothly. Grace Allen talks...

A united front 23 January, 2020 Martin Eurnekian, scion of an Argentinian business dynasty and CEO of Corporación América Airports, has recently taken on the mantle of chair of the Airports Council International...

Picture perfect 23 January, 2020 Airports are developing from transitional spaces to destinations in their own right, with breathtaking design marking some as must-see locations. Emily Moore hears from Jens Hassler...

Stay in control 23 January, 2020 Recent events in the US have shone a spotlight on human factor issues in air traffic control. Joe Baker hears from National Air Traffic Services’ head of human performance, Neil May,...


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