Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

  FRAnny, the robotic concierge is a cooperative project between Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), and DB Systel GmbH, Deutsche Bahn’s dedicated IT service provider. Travelers at major transportation hubs, such as airports and train stations, are...
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What do passengers really want?

What do passengers really want?

  According to IATA reports, it is forecasted that the number of air passengers will double over the next 20 years, creating undue demands on airports. Airports and their suppliers must be quick on their delivery towards increasing Personalized Customer...
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Europe’s passenger traffic growth further softens in January at 4.2%

Europe’s passenger traffic growth further softens in January at 4.2%

  European airport trade association, ACI Europe releases its traffic report for January 2019, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +4.2% compared with the same month last year. This marks a slowdown in the growth dynamic of...
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A roadmap toward airport demand and capacity management

A roadmap toward airport demand and capacity management

This paper synthesizes the major interventions available to manage airport demand and capacity, the analytical tools that may support the underlying policy, managerial and operational decisions, and guidelines for policy and practice obtained from recent resea...
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Minding the gap: Optimizing airport schedule displacement and acceptability

Minding the gap: Optimizing airport schedule displacement and acceptability

This paper aims to investigate alternative ways of better accommodating airlines’ preferences and tolerance levels in compliance with the existing IATA-based strategic scheduling process. Serious congestion problems at slot-controlled airports worldwide ...
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Analysis of the Air Transport Network Characteristics of Major Airports

Analysis of the Air Transport Network Characteristics of Major Airports

We conducted a Social Network Analysis (SNA) of the air transport network of 1,060 airports in 173 countries. We also analyzed the characteristics of major airports and compared the characteristics of the US and Chinese networks, which have the largest shares...
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Methods for determining unimpeded aircraft taxiing time and evaluating airport taxiing performance

Methods for determining unimpeded aircraft taxiing time and evaluating airport taxiing performance

The objective of this study is to improve the methods of determining unimpeded (nominal) taxiing time, which is the reference time used for estimating taxiing delay, a widely accepted performance indicator of airport surface movement. For flight operation...
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Singapore Expects to Open Yet Another Airport Terminal by 2030

Singapore Expects to Open Yet Another Airport Terminal by 2030

Singapore has been investing to expand its airport, port and overall transport infrastructure as a swelling middle class in the Asia Pacific region allows an increasing number of people to fly and more trade crosses its borders. The island-city plans...
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Routes Asia: Cam Ranh airport expands network, infrastructure

Routes Asia: Cam Ranh airport expands network, infrastructure

Vietnam’s Cam Ranh International Airport has started plans to expand a new infrastructure as it catches up with double-digital growths. Designed to handle 4 million passengers, the airport’s new international Terminal 2 opened in August 2018. However, int...
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Optimization Software Helps Airports Go Green with Ground Support

Optimization Software Helps Airports Go Green with Ground Support

Recently, airports have begun scrutinizing their ground support equipment (GSE) and ground transportation methods with the goal to reduce emissions. By applying advanced software, greater positive changes can be achieved. Optimization software is helping airpo...
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