The pressure exerted on to ground handling companies is ever-increasing in today’s busy airport environment, so the question remains of how ground handlers can enhance their efficiency, whilst keeping operations safe and within budget. Whist some are turning towards automation, others are championing a joined-up approach to airside operations.
- A COMMUNITY VISION
Ground handlers are a crucial part of an airport’s day-to-day operations. In an exclusive interview with Mie Rajcic, Airside Compliance and Safety Manager at Copenhagen Airports A/S, we discuss how airports can remain efficient and safe whilst driving their business, and the role that automation plays airside.
- COMMITTING TO INNOVATION
As one of the world’s largest air services providers offering ground handling, in-flight catering and cargo across five continents, dnata is no stranger to the challenges of airside operations. In an exclusive interview, Janis Balkens, dnata’s VP of Commercial at International Airport Operations, reveals how ground handlers can prepare for the future.
- COOPERATION IS KEY
Crowded ramps are commonplace in today’s airports, and with limited or no space available to expand, airports are increasingly turning to existing resources to help relieve ramp pressures. Ricardo Aitken, Stuart Matheson and Ronald Schaefer from IATA Consulting, reveal four strategic controls for managing multiple ground handling stakeholders.