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Best Planned, Best Served

EUROCONTROL and many of the European airports that utilise Airport CDM have adopted the concept of ‘Best Planned, Best Served’ in their operational procedures for the airlines. The aim is to boost adherence to procedures and targets, yet few airports actively monitor and steer on...

A Smart Solution for A-CDM Training

Setting up A-CDM in pursuit of efficiency and predictability is a considerable investment for an airport. Once implemented, airports need to focus on the real ROI that A-CDM provides: the ability to continuously improve operational processes. All too often, however, the initial returns begin to...

GANP: Choreographing departure, route and arrival

Coordinating a flight successfully means that aircraft, crews, passengers and cargo must all be in the right place at the right time. Doing that over 100 000 times daily is an intricate ballet of resources, processes and procedures. One miscommunication can have major repercussions. Can...

TO70 ARTICLE FOR ACI WORLD BLOG, WRITTEN BY DESLEY KEMPER

An airport’s DNA: Developing a vision, internal storyline, and service concepts for the optimal passenger experience Original publication by ACI World: https://blog.aci.aero/an-airports-dna-developing-a-vision-internal-storyline-and-service-concepts-for-the-optimal-passenger-experience/ Passengers in charge of their own journey Technological advancements to improve the passenger experience at airports are often focused on creating a more personalized passenger journey. Airports...

Successful A-CDM training in Manchester Airport

22-24 October 2019, To70 instructors conducted three days of successful training on Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in Manchester Airport, in assignment of Manchester Airports Group (MAG). The trainings, conducted by Senior A-CDM Experts Eugène Tuinstra and Frank Sonsma, aim to prepare Manchester’s partners for...

Successful A-CDM training in London Stansted Airport

Early October 2019, To70 instructors conducted three days of successful training on Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in Stansted Airport, in assignment of Manchester Airports Group (MAG). The trainings, conducted by Senior A-CDM Experts Eugène Tuinstra and Kris de Bolle, aim to prepare Stansted’s operational...

Aviation & Climate change: What airports can do

Aviation has a significant impact on global climate change, as aircraft and airport operations release tonnes of CO2 into the air. Though most is emitted during the fuel-intensive aircraft cruising phase, airport operations on the ground and in the surrounding airspace can have a big...

Improving TOBT predictability using actual ready time

Many major European airports have been improving their operational efficiency by implementing Airport CDM information sharing. Some, however, have opted out of a few of the recommended milestones in order to shortcut the implementation process. Not implementing actual event milestones means the airport misses out...

Successful A-CDM trainings in Bangkok

In June and September 2018 To70 instructors conducted two successful Airport CDM trainings in Bangkok Thailand. The trainings aim to prepare Thai Airport partners for implementation in the coming years. The first training in June 2018 at Suvarnabhumi International Airport aimed to provide general information on...

Graduating in airport CDM

A graduation project is not only the final step of your education but also a great way to kick-start your career. At To70, graduate students are allowed a lot of freedom and support in shaping their own graduation projects. In this blog, I want to...