By Fladimir Silva
This contribution concludes that there is no legitimate aeronautical integration within the Mercosur region, since in the existing air agreements the liberal measures lack of effectiveness and depend on the unanimous decision of the representatives of the involved states. The states should adopt a Common Politics with the purpose of giving wings to Mercosur.
By Twan Duivenvoorden
By what means can Airbus improve cooperation with its suppliers regarding supply chain delivery efforts? Twan wrote his final thesis at the Airbus site in Hamburg about this basic question. the Kraljic-matrix was used to select a strategy in determining when to perform which quality and planning assuring efforts, and when to delegate to or collaborate with suppliers.
By Anddersson Correira
This work presents an evaluation of walking distances and construction costs for airport passenger terminals as a function of the four configuration concepts mentioned in airport theory literature (pier, satellite, linear, and transporter), and as a function of various demand levels. The results provided are useful for airport planners to assist them in the economic and operational assessment of building alternatives for new airport passenger terminals.
By Roger Canngieter
The different views of more frequencies against more capacity. With aircraft manufacturers now offering aircraft with more range but also with more capacity, airlines are now determining whether the hub and spoke philosophy or the point-to-point philosophy is the best strategy to follow.
By Olaf van Tol & Bart Steverink
Tempelhof airport is one of three airports in Berlin, apart from Tegel and Schönefeld. The construction of the new main airport of Berlin, Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI), will replace the three existing airports. The question is: can one airport handle the whole capacity of the Berlin metropolis?
By Eduard Koekkoek
When looking at the tarmac of Canadian airports, one particular scheduled charter line stands out: Air Transat, which seems to be thriving. This Airline of the World takes a look behind the scenes of Air Transat and to learn something about seat inventory control as well.
By Willem-Jan Zondag
Aerlines attended the European edition of the the “World Low Cost Airlines Congress”, held in a far from ‘no-frills’ venue in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
By Amrita Bose
Safe flying has a lot to do with the actual people involved. Their awareness of the situation, of course specifically during potential hazardous situations, is quite important. This Ashgate book discusses the psychological perspective of Situational Awareness.
By Niels ten Berge
Niels ten Berge provides his opinion about this ‘easy-to-read’ book for anyone who is interested in flight simulators from a technology point of view, to the human-factor perspective. The author opened the gate to the wonderful world of flight simulators.