COVID-19: What is the impact on your aircraft turnaround?

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Airports worldwide are rising to the challenge of creating safe environments to stimulate demand for passenger flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Preventative measures against the spread of COVID-19 are being planned and implemented into operations to bring reassurance to passengers. As IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac states ‘As countries lift restrictions, confidence-boosting measures will be critical to re-start travel and stimulate economies’.  Whilst essential, these preventative measures create complex challenges brought to an already complex airport operation.

A key question asked by our clients is what is the impact of aircraft turnaround times with accommodating new COVID-19 measures? Read More »

AiQ Consulting Awarded Three-Year Framework Agreement with Budapest Airport

Capacity Planning at Budapest AirportAiQ Consulting has been awarded a three-year framework agreement with Budapest Airport. In order for Budapest airport to continue to deliver excellent and compliant airport operations and aeronautical infrastructure on a daily basis, the agreement will see AiQ undertake airport process, demand and capacity assessment studies to gain insight into operational readiness and seasonal operational feasibility, as well as master planning and strategy  to support the airport. Read More »

Best Solution Provider: AiQ Bags Top Aviation Award

AiQ Wins Best Solution Provider at the AOA Awards 2019

AiQ Consulting is celebrating success after winning Best Solution Provider at the AOA annual awards. 

The AOA annual awards highlight excellence among the aviation industry and celebrate vibrant and innovative work that is globally leading, and are administered by the Airport Operators Association (AOA). 

Our award entry, an innovative end-to-end airport capacity assessment from kerbside to airspace for Bristol Airport, provided a holistic overview of Bristol Airport, covering the entire passenger journey and integrating the airside and landside operations to the immense benefit of the client. Read More »

How Can Airport Capacity Planning & Assessment Future-Proof Your Airport?

With global passenger footfall expected to double by 2037, it has never been more important to utilise kerbside to airspace consulting, modelling, and forecasting to help you solve the most complex airport capacity planning challenges.

At AiQ we can identify efficiencies and solve growing challenges across whole operations – from passengers and baggage to transit vehicles, ground support equipment and flights – kerbside to airside, we’re with you all the way.

This data can be used to create airport capacity assessments that have the power to future-proof airports by evaluating just how efficiently the equipment, resources and space is used. By collating analytics from kerbside all the way through to airspace, this integrated and holistic approach allows clients to visualise and realise ‘unseen’ capacity, and identify improvements. Read More »

How does AiQ Consulting work with architects and airports throughout the RIBA Plan of Work?

Our experienced team of consultants, engineers, physicists and mathematicians work with architects throughout the many stages of conception, masterplanning, planning, design, construction and day-to-day operations when it comes to designing for airports.

Known as the RIBA Plan of Work, it’s the standard structure in which a project goes from client briefing and inception through to when the building is in use and the feedback stage. We employ different techniques at different times in order to work with architects, airports and contractors successfully, and have done so for many airports worldwide. Read More »

Enhancing efficiencies in your airport’s Baggage Handling Systems (BHS)

The efficiency of an airport’s Baggage Handling System (BHS) has a direct effect on passenger satisfaction and airport punctuality.

If your airport has complex baggage capacity issues, our team has the capability and experience to see the bigger picture; enhancing efficiency, reducing risk. We can identify efficiencies and solve growing challenges across your whole operation – from passengers and baggage to transit vehicles, ground support equipment and flights.

Why is baggage efficiency is so important?

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How can airport modelling and simulation help you visualise your airport

 

Within an airport there are many levels of stakeholders with varying degrees of responsibility. Whether it is the operations team, airlines, retailers, airport management or investors; everyone needs to clearly understand the changeable demand and decisions affecting the airport holistically.

This is particulaly important in consolidation and recovery during and post COVID-19.  Reopening your airport brings new and ever-changing flight schedules, presenting challenges and complexities to your entire operation. AiQ Consulting solution to aid airports recovery is our new demand modelling tool, Airport Recovery Tool, ARTΔ.

Fast, simple and flexible, this tool quickly provides a holistic operational vision across 13 key processes including new health screening and social distancing processes for fast and smart decisions in managing your changeable daily resource requirement.

ARTΔ provides airport managers with vital information to make complex decisions, helping to efficiently manage changeable daily resource requirements, optimise costs and support the safety of passengers.

Efficiently manage your changeable demand with Airport Recovery Tool, ARTΔ. Discover more about this Airport Recovery Tool here