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The future of air transport

Posted on: 9 October 2014
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In the next 10 years, a new breed of super-hub airport is going to appear. It will be able to deal with half a million passengers a day, and it will form the centre of entire urban regions. This special report in Global Construction Review looks at the surge in demand for air travel and gives an airport-by-airport guide to the largest 30 in 2030.

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Aviation: Mayor of London’s proposals for a Thames Estuary airport, 2008

Posted on: 7 October 2014
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This note from the House of Commons Research Library deals only with the proposals put forward by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson for a new hub airport located on an artificial island in the Thames estuary. For information on the historical background to the idea of building a new airport at or in the Thames estuary, as well as the current proposals for the Isle of Grain site, see SN4920.

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Cargo E-Chartbook: 3rd quarter 2014

Posted on: 18 September 2014
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The latest quarterly report from IATA on the air freight industry and markets.

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Inner Thames estuary airport studies

Posted on: 2 September 2014
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The Airports Commission has published its decision on whether to add an inner Thames estuary proposal to its shortlist of options for further, detailed appraisal. It also outlines the reasons for the decision and the work done to reach this point.

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Gateway to our future: Why the UK needs a new hub airport

Posted on: 29 August 2014
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This report, commissioned by the Mayor of London, aims to influence the impending decision by the government’s Airports Commission as to whether London mayor Boris Johnson’s vision for a new airport in the Thames Estuary will remain on a shortlist of airport expansion possibilities. The report claims that having a new airport in the Thames Estuary would support 336,000 jobs around the country in 2050, around a third more than an expanded Heathrow and more than five times as many jobs as an expanded Gatwick airport would provide.

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Making global connections: The potential of the UK’s regional airports,

Posted on: 14 July 2014
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This collection of essays from airline and development specialists, published by the Smith Institute, spotlights a “sharp decline” in domestic connections to the international hub against a backdrop of focus on profit from long-haul routes, and warns that the situation will get worse without “extra strategy and connectivity” for regional airports.

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Airport Industry Connectivity Report

Posted on: 17 June 2014
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By measuring and analysing airport connectivity through various levels of aggregation and individual airport connectivity figures for the 461 airport strong membership of ACI EUROPE, this report provides an in-depth review of the way connectivity has performed in Europe over the past 10 years.

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Guidelines for passenger services at European airports

Posted on: 17 June 2014
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The airport trade body ACI EUROPE has  released its latest publication which looks at how airports should conceptualise, plan and deliver their passenger experience. The new Guidelines offer a holistic approach to passenger services at airports, looking at how passenger needs and expectations have changed and at the role and remits of airports operators and other partners in shaping the overall airport experience. They include a new and multidimensional model to passenger categorisation. They also provide an innovative methodology for defining levels of service from the standpoint of the passenger as well as for their delivery though the so-called 3P approach (Premises, Processes & People). The publication also outlines how the emergence of technology such as WiFi, smartphone Apps and other devices have played a role in this development.

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Dubai aviation hub

Posted on: 11 June 2014
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This article describes how Dubai became one of the most important aviation hubs in the world.

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Utilisation of the UK’s existing airport capacity

Posted on: 9 June 2014
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The government’s Airports Commission has released a consultation paper as part of its investigation into potential new runways in the southeast of England. The consultation is focusing on the role that regional airports will play in the future against the backdrop of the current options focused on Heathrow, Gatwick and the Thames estuary. Comments are requested by 25 July 2014.

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