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Wednesday, 21 March 2012 |

Being flexible

The planning and design of Kuala Lumpur’s existing low-cost carrier terminal and its $1.2 billion replacement shows just how flexible airports have to be when building major new infrastructure, writes Joe Bates.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 |

Money matters

ACI World’s new economics director, Dr Rafael Echevarne, reflects on the importance of non-aeronautical revenues and the latest developments in the regulatory till debate.

Monday, 19 March 2012 |

Cutting the cost

Ralph Bauer reports on the challenges architects and planners face by the rising cost of airport construction materials.

 
Friday, 16 March 2012 |

Anybody and everybody

Joe Bates catches up with Hawaii’s Ford Fuchigami to find out more about Honolulu International Airport and the island state’s aviation system.

Traffic trouble

Chris Beanland and Joe Bates find out more about the ‘ghost airports’ that have been abandoned by the airlines and sometimes boast more staff than passengers.

Monday, 12 March 2012 |

Step by step

Winning the support of local communities should be the vital first step in guaranteeing the success of airport capital development projects, writes Jesse McKnight.

DOGs to the rescue

Nicole Nelson reports on the airport focused disaster relief efforts of two volunteer groups based in western and south-eastern USA.

Thursday, 08 March 2012 |

All in the design

HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.

 
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 |

Clear the air

Doug Johnson from the UK’s Met Office reflects on the lessons Europe has learnt from the volcanic ash cloud crisis that closed most of its airports last year.

Tuesday, 06 March 2012 |

Fire power

Stephen Vaughan discovers that fire rescue vehicle manufacturers are listening to airport fire crews when it comes to upgrading equipment.

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