AIRPORT WORLD 2011, ISSUE 04
In the spotlight: New revenue streams
Airports: Newark, Montego Bay & Brazil’s airport system
Regional focus: ACI LAC preview
Plus: Airfield lighting, biometrics & baggage handling
Bob Moser and Joe Bates report on Brazil’s ambitious development plans for its airport system in preparation for hosting the world’s two largest sporting events.
Aviation director, Sue Baer, talks to Carroll McCormick about Newark Liberty’s development plans, congestion and key challenges ahead.
View from the top
ACI director general, Angela Gittens, explains why diversifying revenue streams is essential for today’s airports.
Airport design, operations consulting and management training are becoming big business for an ever-growing number of airport operators, reports Chris Kjelgaard.
Power to the people
What are the commercial benefits of social media for airports? Anne Kavanagh investigates.
Who really benefits from the new trend of ‘sister agreements’ between airports? Robin Stone reports.
Seeing the potential
Jim Harding explains how airports can improve their bottom line through wayfinding.
Big plans for Panama
Dr John D Kasarda discusses Panama’s airport city and aerotropolis ambitions.
The Firenze phenomenon
Florence Airport in Italy is currently generating some of the highest advertising sales per passenger in the world. Phil Weake finds out the secret of its success.
Dominic Welling takes a closer look at what some airports are doing to maximise their car parking revenues.
Transformation and growth
ACI Latin America & Caribbean’s regional secretary, Javier Martinez Botacio, reflects on the challenges that lie ahead for his dynamic and fast growing region.
Oliver Clark learns more about the vision that drives the management of Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport.
Always on the agenda
ALTA executive director, Alex de Gunten, reflects on industry efforts to promote safer skies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
ACI LAC Exhibitor guide
Companies exhibiting at the ACI LAC General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on September 17–20.
Life’s a beach
Airports built close to water, on reclaimed land or with beachside runways, face a number of unique operational challenges, writes Chris Beanland.
Nicole Nelson takes a closer look at what a handful of Canadian airports are doing to better equip themselves to handle US transborder traffic.
Andy Morris considers whether airport retail can learn anything from the downtown shopping experience.
Leading the way
Europe’s airport CEOs recognise leadership qualities in their peers and have definite ideas about the continent’s best-run airports, writes Exambela Consulting’s David Feldman.
Biometrics report card
Matthew Finn reviews the adoption of the technology at airports and considers the benefits of its expanded use.
In the spotlight
Stephen Vaughan discovers what’s hot and what’s not in the world of,airfield lighting.
Mobile measurement technologies allow for more proactive and predictive assessments of airfield pavement conditions and performance, writes Tom Mochty.
On the case
Airport World reviews the latest baggage handling news from across the globe.
San Diego, Munich and Vienna airports.
ACI’s World Business Partners
The last word
Airport World catches up with Jamaican tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett.