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AUTUMN 2015

issue 31

This issue of includes interviews with two of the leading trade bodies in the aviation sector – the International Air Transport Association and Airports Council International. Our equipment and service features cover the subjects of runway maintenance, GSE maintenance and airport tugs, while we also take a look at the problems airports face in attempting to secure their lengthy perimeters from unwanted incursions.

We chat with Jon Emmet, managing director of Douglas Equipment, recently acquired by Textron Specialized Vehicles, and we get the latest news from both Mallaghan and the new GSE fuelling services product from Liquid Controls and World Fuel Services.

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  • Emergency Response

    Major accidents at airports are, mercifully, now very rare, but all involved have to be aware of the dangers and prepare for the worst. The first responders to any crisis are likely to be the gateway...

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  • TCR seals big win in Scandinavia

    Just as this Autumn issue of Airside was going to press, TCR International, the specialist in GSE leasing, announced that it had inked a signifi cant new contract with SAS The signing of the deal b...

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  • GSE Financing: Finding the Capital

    Airside talks to Neil Bennett – Divisional Vice President, aviation at Somerset Aviation Capital – about how his company can help GSE operators not only fund their equipment leases, but manage the...

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  • Heathrow handler benefits from GSE leasing

    Leasing GSE offers all sorts of advantages for operators of that equipment; we talk to a handler at one of the world’s busiest gateways about the benefits of this particular method of acquiring GSE ...

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  • dnata gets busier in Dubai

    John Conway, Divisional Senior Vice President – UAE Airport Operations at dnata, tells Airside that the ground services provider is continuing to scale up its operations in its home emirate. Q. Y...

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  • The future’s bright for Airport Show

    In the summer issue of this magazine we published a preview of Airport Show, held in Dubai between 10th & 12th May. We now take a brief look back at the event – and consider what we can look for...

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  • Looking ahead to inter airport

    Having had a glance back at Airport Show 2015 in Dubai earlier this year, we now turn our eyes to another big event – inter airport 2015 in Munich in October. Nicola Hamann, Managing Director Mack B...

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  • Training the Airside managers of the future

    Airside talks to Air France’s Hervé Gueusquin about how the French flag-carrier is helping train individuals, many of whom have never been in the aviation industry, for the challenges facing an air...

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  • Ramping up the power

    Ground power unit (GPU) technology is changing, as airlines’ requirements for energy on the apron become more and more stringent. Can the equipment keep up with ever more challenging demands? Mee...

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  • On the move

    Mark Johnston, operations director at Glasgow International Airport, talks to Airside about the rapid expansion in services that the gateway is enjoying, and the additional infrastructure and faciliti...

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  • Doing it right

    Andreas Vassilaros, projects director and a member of the Executive Committee of Stockholm-Arlanda, Sweden-headquartered handler Aviator, describes his company’s recent rapid growth Aviator was onl...

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  • Fuelling change

    Jon DeLine, president of aviation fuel systems provider Beta Fueling Systems, tells Airside about the radical changes being introduced at the North Carolina-headquartered company Beta Fueling Syste...

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  • World airports: tunnel vision?

    Passenger boarding bridges have been around for a long time, but they continue to evolve, thanks to new technologies, Chris Lewis reports The passenger boarding bridge (PBB) is virtually as old as ...

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  • Big news … getting bigger

      WASP, Inc president and CEO Dane Anderson briefs Airside on the many changes taking place at this US-based GSE manufacturer Q. CAN YOU BRIEF US ON ANY DEVELOPMENTS AT WASP OVER THE LA...

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  • Dropboxx drops in at Gatwick

    A new vehicle is being offered to the aviation community, one that offers a range of interesting applications relevant to the airside business and that is based on a very novel design  The...

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  • Local Partner

    TLD Europe CEO Valentin Schmitt explains how the GSE manufacturer is adding to its product line, while continuing to improve its existing portfolio of ground support equipment. Meanwhile, as group chi...

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  • Bird Control: Today’s challenges

      Two British companies are playing a leading role in helping numerous airports deal with the potentially very hazardous problem of birdstrikes above and around their facilities. One of th...

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  • Alwayse Engineering on the ball

    Alwayse Engineering, a Birmingham, UK-based manufacturer of ball transfer units, has developed a new unit specifically for the air freight industry that it believes represents a significant improvemen...

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  • Making Savings

    Efficient de-icing operations are vital to keeping aircraft flying with as few delays as possible during severe winter weather events – and for some airports, during the entire winter season. But th...

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  • Thunderlift kicks up a storm

    Aviogei is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, but it is continuing to develop new GSE for the airport market. For more than 45 years, Aviogei has been sensitive to the needs of passengers ...

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  • SureWx weathers the challenge and comes out on top

    Michael Chaput, President and CEO of Sure Weather, also known as SureWx, tells Airside International how his company has so quickly grown its business SureWx is a Quebec, Canada-based specialist in...

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