Airports

How airports can manage the ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 documentation

Tech firm boss says collaboration is key with border control, immigration, ground handlers and airlines to minimise delays

Protecting airports from lightning strikes

For airports and the airlines that serve them, few weather phenomena are as disruptive as electrical storms. Tom Batchelor looks at the risks and the remedies

The 200,000mph threat to every airport in the world

Travelling at speeds more than 300 times faster than a Boeing 747 in cruise, this uncontrollable phenomenon presents a serious hazard to airline operations on the ground. Key.Aero speaks to Chris Vagasky from Vaisala to find out more…

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How airports are recouping COVID losses

During March and April of this year, a £5 charge for vehicles dropping off passengers at both of Gatwick’s North and South Terminals was introduced. Are operators really this strapped for cash? Tara Craig examines how some gateways are recouping the dramatic losses of 2020

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Getting to the Green Coast

Brazil’s Costa Verde is a popular holiday hotspot, thanks to its beautiful beaches and landscape. However, two of its aerial gateways, Angra dos Reis and Paraty, have often lacked scheduled air links. This all changed in December 2020, as Daniel R Carneiro finds out

The innovative way to reduce airport runway congestion

As soon as we’re allowed to fly again, a problem that’s been getting steadily worse for decades will be back: severe congestion on our airport runways. But it doesn’t have to be that way, argues Professor Richard Steinberg

Revealed: World airport traffic rankings for 2020

The results show that the recovery has not been uniform around the world

Altitude Angel launches next-gen airspace management for airports

Altitude Angel announced a next-generation airspace management solution to be initially deployed to support regional and local airports and airfields

Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System

Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System, Providing the Highest Safety Standards for Air Travel in the Region

ERA provides an extension of its surveillance system for Munich airport

ERA has recently signed contracts to extend its previous MLAT system with seven new ground-based stations (GS) for surface guidance at the Munich International Airport in Germany.