Drones at Airports – Opportunities or Global Threat?

2019-07-15T13:48:42+00:00July 10th, 2019|

Drones caused a lot of disruption which can not be undermined as they pose safety risk as well as disrupt airport operations, force authorities to cease flight operations and operational managers to re-write their operational procedures that have been perfected over years! All stakeholders - airports, regulators, ANS, police and airline pilots have been involved [...]

Staff Retention & How to Encourage Employees

2019-05-17T15:54:39+00:00May 17th, 2019|

Across America 45% of workers say they are either satisfied or extremely satisfied with their jobs; only 20% feel very passionate about their jobs; 33% believe they have reached dead end in their careers and 21% are eager to change careers. Older workers are the most satisfied and the most engaged in their work. Younger works [...]

Retail Sales Drop Leads to New Revenues Search

2018-07-13T12:01:20+00:00July 13th, 2018|

As you know, non-aero revenue is becoming more important to airports, since travel retail sales dropped by 5% per head compared to last year despite a strong growth in pax.* Although major travel retailers understand the pax that spends more, airport operators are now investing heavily in providing boarding, lodging, parking and other facilities, looking for new revenue streams in addition to their [...]

Ground Handling Skills Shortage Means Less Aircraft Safety

2018-07-16T10:52:48+00:00July 6th, 2018|

Ground handling companies are responsible for aircraft safety. Thus, they have to provide high quality services and, in order to do so, standards are formulated by adapting the best practices of the aviation industry. Nowadays we are assisting a shortage of skills in ground handling which means delays and accidents, [...]

Hyperloop Train can Disrupt Low Cost Carriers

2018-06-26T15:15:16+00:00June 26th, 2018|

Increasing debates on the high-speed rail system proposed by the Virgin founder are increasing worldwide. “Hyperloop” trains are pods travelling over an electro-magnetic track enclosed in a low-resistance tube with very low air pressure. With around 20 years to be built, a ticket on the Hyperloop will be around USD20 according to the CEO of Tesla Elon Musk's [...]