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Continuous Temperature Screening: from Check-in to Arrival

Elementary school personal hygiene classes teach us to cover our mouth when we sneeze or cough and keep away from others (except the doctor) if we feel feverish. In reality though, how many of us still practise this diligently; and more importantly, how can we...

Is cargo of real importance for The Netherlands?

Air cargo is facing difficult times despite the recent increase of cargo operations. Over the last few years, the number of cargo flights at Schiphol were reduced by 20%, while the cargo business at Belgium airports increased. Will there be a sustainable future for air...

Fast-Time Simulation for an easier post-crisis transition

For many years air traffic has been increasing at a healthy and steady rate. This has resulted in a restless search for solutions to accommodate the ever-growing demand in the most efficient way. Countless efforts and resources have been invested into operations optimization and capacity...

Could Covid-19 be a gamechanger for the Aviation industry?

Covid-19 could be the most abrupt shock to the global economy in decades, with aviation arguably being the most disrupted industry. The future of aviation has never been so uncertain. However, from today’s stories and lessons learned, the industry must commit to evolve and renew....

Airport Expansion: Progress First, Safety Always

Construction works in and around an operational airport creates hazards to aviation. The hazards are not always obvious to those who have not operated in an airport environment before, and they can be especially hard to manage during massive projects involving thousands of people. Early...