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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.

Latest Future Airport Feature

Is airport public Wi-Fi cyber-secure?
12 November, 2018
Earlier this year, cybersecurity experts Coronet published a report...
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Personal technology 04 October, 2018 Biometric scanning technology by airport operators promises to make journeys through the terminal space smoother for passengers. But how close is this vision to reality? Greg Noone...

Snow patrol 29 June, 2018 When snow is part of life every winter, an airport requires a comprehensive solution to ensure customer’s journeys are as safe and on-time as possible. Jenny Southan meets with a mix...

Flight club 29 June, 2018 For many passengers, the thought of applying for flight compensation can be daunting, particularly if there is uncertainty as to whether the claim is valid. Henrik Zillmer, CEO...

On cloud nine 29 June, 2018 More and more airports are looking to cloud services to give them a competitive edge and improve the passenger experience. Irish airport operator daa, which runs Dublin and Cork...

Minimise the language barrier 29 June, 2018 Frances Marcellin speaks to Elizabeth Mathews, a former linguistic consultant for the International Civil Aviation Organization, about how interpretations of language have played...

Host with the most 29 June, 2018 The World Routes Development Forum lands in Guangzhou, China, for this year’s meetings, talks and presentations on the future of air travel on 15–18 September. And with a new...

A heavy load 29 June, 2018 As more people are travelling by air, the burden on airport infrastructure increases, and baggage handling systems are under pressure to increase capacity without impacting on...

Cash in 29 June, 2018 Earlier this year, Sydney and Heathrow airports independently reported huge financial benefits from offering direct routes into China. This comes a year after China and the UK signed...

Future-proofing airport security 29 June, 2018 Responding to agile and adaptable threats and increasing passenger numbers, the TSA has taken a fresh look at aviation security. Steve Karoly, TSA’s former acting assistant...

Personal information 29 June, 2018 With global passenger numbers set to double over the next two decades, the adoption of biometric scanning technology by airport operators promises to make journeys through the...

The Challenge of reduction 29 June, 2018 With global temperature and CO2 emissions on the rise, what can airports do to tackle these threats? A voluntary programme designed by ACI Europe offers airports a tool for responding...

Winning combinations 29 June, 2018 The decision-making process behind the launch of a new route involves a complex matrix of factors. Jenny Southan speaks to Dwight James, senior vice-president (transatlantic) for...

Solving sticky problems 29 June, 2018 At an exclusive roundtable dinner in Amsterdam, hosted by Future Airport in partnership with eezeetags, industry experts met to discuss the changing face of airport technology, and...

Africa’s open skies 29 June, 2018 Africa is opening up to the rest of the world more than ever before, and its aviation infrastructure will play a key role in linking its surging economies with each other and with...

Orlando in bloom 29 June, 2018 Serving one of the US’s top tourist destinations, Orlando International Airport currently serves over 45 million passengers a year. With that figure expected to soon exceed 50...

Biometric airports: doing away with the boarding pass 21 December, 2017 Since 2016, Delta Airlines has been turning to biometric technologies in a bid to replace the boarding pass. Gareth Joyce, the company’s senior vice-president of airport customer...

Beacon technology for airport mobile apps 21 December, 2017 Airport mobile apps using beacon technology can significantly improve the passenger experience, from enabling users to view security wait times to streamlining the check-in process....

Bird controlling radar to mitigate collisions at airports 21 December, 2017 The majority of bird collisions occur near or at airports. Future Airport speaks with Mogans Hanson, a wildlife biologist who has worked at Copenhagen Airport for 25 years, to find...

Environmentally sustainable airports and carbon-neutral skies 21 December, 2017 Electric cars and recycled waste are just some of the ways modern airports are meeting environmental sustainability targets. Bradford Keen speaks to Rachel Thompson,...


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