Winning the Airport Waiting Game
We are a population that hates to wait. In fact, the age-old notion of "waiting your turn" has taken on associations of inefficiency and incompetence. [more]
Using Community Involvement to Grow Air Service
It's a rare airport these days that hasn't been hit with capacity cuts from the airlines. At Tucson International Airport (TUS), our seat capacity was down 12.9% at the end of 2013 from its peak in 2008 - slightly better than the average for medium- and small-sized airports in the United States. [more]
It's What's on the Inside!
Imaginary surfaces, non-movement areas, BRLs, BLTs* and OFAs - they all sound exotic and almost magical, right? Important as they are, though, esoteric airport planning standards remain invisible to passengers. A BRL (building restriction line) may be critical during terminal placement, but it doesn't affect John and Jane Traveler's sense of well-being as they head to their gate. [more]
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