Frankfurt Airport served more than 70.5m. passengers in 2019

Frankfurt Airport served more than 70.5m. passengers in 2019

In December 2019, FRA’s passenger traffic declined by 1.2 percent year-on-year to 4.9 million passengers. Peru’s Lima Airport (LIM) continued the strong performance of previous years, with traffic rising by 6.6 percent (December 2019: up 5.4 percent). Traffic at the 14 Greek...
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How Auckland Airport Is Using Technology To Improve Turnarounds

How Auckland Airport Is Using Technology To Improve Turnarounds

According to a recent press release, Auckland International Airport is one of the fastest-growing airports in Australasia. Auckland Airport, along with many other airports around the world, is embracing a concept called Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A...
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Meet the robots that may be coming to an airport near you

Meet the robots that may be coming to an airport near you

Robots are staffing airports around the world and performing such tasks as check-in, security and concierge services. The carrier is trying out a pair of autonomous robots that can guide passengers around Terminal 5. It’s one of the latest examples...
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Los Angeles Airport to test wireless emergency alerts system

Los Angeles Airport to test wireless emergency alerts system

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US is planning to test its wireless emergency alerts (WEA) system on 15 January. The WEA system sends emergency text messages and an alert tone to all compatible mobile devices located in a...
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British Airways to trial AI Robots at Heathrow’s terminal 5

British Airways to trial AI Robots at Heathrow’s terminal 5

The robot can also interact with travelers in multiple different languages. British Airways just announced that it plans to test AI-powered robots at London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5. If successful, British Airways may use AI-powered robots at many oth...
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Searching a site for a civil airport based on bird ecological conservation: An expert-based selection (Dalian, China)

Searching a site for a civil airport based on bird ecological conservation: An expert-based selection (Dalian, China)

Here, using the detailed investigation data about migratory birds in Dalian, we evaluate the impact of different site schemes on the bird ecology by an expert-based approach and choose the more favourable one for bird ecological environments. The innovative at...
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The World’s Busiest Airports – How Did They Become So Big?

The World’s Busiest Airports – How Did They Become So Big?

Airport traffic has gone through the roof in recent years, buoyed by a variety of factors. As air travel becomes ever more affordable, new markets are opening up and developing rapidly, and this means that there are many statistical surprises...
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Turning Dots and Data into Decisions That Tackle Airport Congestion

Turning Dots and Data into Decisions That Tackle Airport Congestion

Five quick wins for improving airport queue, occupancy and flow efficiency Airport queues – nobody likes them, least of all passengers who are running late. Fortunately, with regulators across the world increasingly stipulating the use of queue measurement s...
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Effectiveness of a vacuum lifting system in reducing spinal load during airline baggage handling

Effectiveness of a vacuum lifting system in reducing spinal load during airline baggage handling

Information on spinal loading for using lift assist systems for airport baggage handling is lacking. We conducted a laboratory study to evaluate a vacuum lift system for reducing lumbar spinal loads during baggage loading/unloading tasks. Ten subjects performe...
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Reducing time spent on a busy runway can increase throughput by 14%

Reducing time spent on a busy runway can increase throughput by 14%

The validations showed that using our Leading Optimised Runway Delivery (LORD) tool in combination with the Runway Occupancy Categorisation (ROCAT) concept and a wake vortex pairwise separation scheme (per aircraft type) was operationally feasible and acceptab...
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