In this issue...
The great debate
Two days of challenging, timely debate and a spectacular gala dinner at London’s RAF Museum marked the first ACI Airports Economics and Finance Conference.
CEO, Yiannis Paraschis, talks to Joe Bates about Athens International Airport’s business strategy for what promises to be a difficult year ahead.
All time high
Teresa Andrews discovers how Denver International Airport is bucking the trend and enjoying healthy traffic growth.
Joe Bates and Tara Chand Malhotra take a closer look at Hyderabad’s new gateway to the world.
Green and lean
ACI director general, Angela Gittens, explains why airports must continue to plan long-term and pursue a green agenda in these tumultuous times.
A pivotal year
ACI’s senior manager of environment, Xavier Oh, reviews airport initiatives undertaken since the 3rd Aviation & Environment Summit in April 2008 and those that will be prioritised in 2009.
Looking for efficiencies
How are climate change issues impacting on Africa’s airports? Leonie Dobbie investigates.
On the radar
What are the world’s air navigation service providers doing for the environment? Chris Goater explains.
Oliver Clark takes a closer look at some of the latest environmental stories from across the globe.
Joe Bates discovers more about the power of branding and the positive impact it can have on an airport’s image and popularity.
The power of a brand
The creation of airport brands looks set to grow as airports continue to reinvent themselves to boost customer appeal in an ever-changing market, writes Mike Bernos.
Airports are prime locations for brand advertising with shopping environments that are second to none, writes Richard Malton.
Oliver Clark discovers that celebrity chefs are fast becoming all the rage at the world’s airports.
The wonder stuff
Are theme parks set to become commonplace at airports or are most planned projects little more than a pipe dream? Joe Bates and Lucy Siebert investigate.
What does the future hold for explosive trace detection technology? Doron Shalom reports.
Kunming International Airport.
ACI’s World Business Partners
ACI traffic forecast
The last word
Subway’s development director, Don Fertman, talks to Airport World about the importance of branding.