People expect airports to smoothly manage incidents, ensure universal passenger safety and offer a high level of convenience to customers regardless of their flight plans. Tall orders, all.
Dr Teo Babun and James Smith provide a special report on the success of an initiative designed to make airports in the Latin America & Caribbean region more resilient to extreme weather and natural disasters.
Nicole Nelson reports on the airport focused disaster relief efforts of two volunteer groups based in western and south-eastern USA.
HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.
Stephen Vaughan discovers that fire rescue vehicle manufacturers are listening to airport fire crews when it comes to upgrading equipment.
Oliver Clark discovers that airports can learn invaluable safety lessons from natural disasters.
Geoff Tudor looks at how the Japanese aviation market is faring ten months on from the country’s devastating March earthquake and tsunami.
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