Elevate your operations
KONE is an expert in helping airport operators maintain an efficient flow of passengers through the provision of smart and sustainable people flow solutions. Future Airport talks to the company’s head of infrastructure for central and northern Europe, Tuukka Pakkala, about how its deployment of IoT technology and green solutions continue to inform and strengthen its relationships with operators.
Refitted and ready
From the food to the furnishings, the redesign of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has focused on giving passengers a taste of the French Riviera until the moment they step on their flights home. Jim Banks speaks to the airport’s chief commercial officer, Filip Soete, about how the four-year project has lived up to his vision.
Gateway to greatness
In October, the new Istanbul Airport – the largest single-roof airport in the world – opened its doors. Jenny Southan speaks to the project’s architects about the inspirations and challenges faced when designing an airport of this scale.
A hub of the future
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport is fast becoming one of the world’s major transport hubs – and with that comes capacity issues that go way beyond bricks and mortar expansion. Chief operating officer Javed Malik talks to Christian Doherty on how the airport is putting innovation at the heart of its expansion.
Reimagine the airport
With global passenger numbers set to double by 2037, airports are facing new capacity constraints. It will be critical to ease congestion and eliminate bottlenecks, ensuring that movement through terminals is as seamless and stress-free as possible. Hasse Jørgensen, a manager at IATA, explains to Abi Millar how new technologies will improve passenger flow.