Tag: aviation

Transport & Logistics

WA’s resource boom takes to the skies

Whether it be new aircraft, alliances or acquisitions Australia’s aviation sector has undergone significant transformation over the last few years. And nowhere is this changing landscape more evident than over the skies of Western Australia’s resource-rich regions. In April, Virgin Australia acquired WA based airline Skywest. Skywest began service as Carnarvon Air Taxis flying charter…

11 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Interview: Evolving and emerging threats in aviation security

The aviation security sector is facing many challenges and is constantly striving to keep up with evolving and emerging threats. The 8th annual Asia Pacific AVSEC conference saw some frank discussions about the future of the sector and the need for government and industry to collaborate to continuously improve the processes. The conference was chaired…

2 Apr 2013, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

How do we prepare Australian airports for the future?

Intensifying urban encroachment, changes in aviation security requirements and the implementation of new technologies to enable a more seamless passenger journey: Modern airports are facing many challenges in their pursuit to operate their facilities efficiently and cost-effectively. Australian airports play a crucial role in ensuring the nation’s mobility and supporting regional economic growth. Increasing passenger…

23 May 2012, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Airports need to be more flexible and offer choice to passengers

Airports around the world are facing many challenges in their pursuit to manage their operation as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. At the same time passenger demands are changing dramatically. We had the chance to speak with Mark Wolfe, Head of Aviation at Hassell about the future challenges for airports in Australasia. Question: International flights…

27 Jul 2011, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

Regional Airports face unique challenges

Developing and implementing a strategic direction for regional airports often poses major challenges for local government operators. We had the chance to speak with Ben Hargreaves* about key aspects that need to be considered when it comes to regional airport development and how playing at the strength of regional communities can help formulating a vision…

8 Jul 2011, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security

Transport & Logistics

Airport security technology needs users ‘at the centre’

[youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=f3xF45Yn2K8] DR STEVEN SHORROCK of UNSW Aviation While technology plays a key role in airport security, it needs to be designed with users at the centre, says Dr Steven Shorrock. Dr Shorrock, psychologist, ergonomist and senior lecturer with the University of New South Wales’ Department of Aviation, says in an interview that recent international events…

12 Jan 2009, by Informa Australia