On 29 November 2012, Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International (ACI), delivered the ninth annual RAeS Montreal Branch Assad Kotaite lecture at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal. A report on the lecture.
A report on a recent conference on the on-going debate over airport capacity in the Southeast of England.
As Airbus launches its Smarter Skies future concept for airline flight in 2050, we ask will it grab people’s attention?
Airports in the Thames Estuary are nothing new and 40 years ago they were headline news when it was predicted Heathrow and Gatwick would run out of capacity during the 1980s unless something was done. Enter the doomed Maplin Sands Airport project.
With air traffic capacity at London Heathrow almost at breaking point, could a bold new proposal to use a revamped RAF Northolt bring valuable breathing space for passengers, airlines and politicians alike?
Professor Keith Hayward, the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Head of Research offers his commentary on the growing pressure to resolve London’s airport capacity issues.
The staging of the 2012 Olympic Games in London this summer will have major implications for airports and airspace users – an in-depth report
With the UK Government still ruling out Heathrow expansion, SE England airport capacity gets a boost with opening of a new Southend Airport terminal.
Proponents of airport expansion in SE England have felt bolstered by a new report from the CAA this week on the future of aviation and air traffic capacity issues in the UK. But should they be that confident?
Professor Keith Hayward, the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Head of Research offers his commentary on the RAeS ‘The Future of Heathrow – the challenges and opportunies ahead’ seminar organised by the Society’s Air Transport Group on 23 May.
Part 2 of a report from the European Commission’s Aerodays conference – highlighting the latest aeronautical research and development.
Bill Read reports from Madrid on the European Commission’s Aerodays conference – highlighting the latest aeronautical research and development.
A full article entitled ‘Fresh Greens – why the environment is back on the agenda’ taken from the February 2011 edition of Aerospace International.