In our last post, we discussed Apple Maps indoor mapping feature set and its significant improvement in airport coverage around the world (refer to post). The following insight digs deeper into features that can further improve user experience, third party integration and data reporting.Read More »10 Key Apple Maps Features For The Future Traveller
In a new filing, Airbus obtained a new patent that will change the way airport gate areas are designed and how passengers board airplanes of the future.
Original post was published on December 24, 2014 with update to include the latest final Airports Commission report results on July 1, 2015.
London has been suffering from over capacity for many years. While many assessments and studies were performed, a concrete solution has not been finalized. Many ideas such as expanding London Gatwick Airport (IATA Airport Code – LGW), building a new airport at the Thames and building a new runway(s) at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) have been floating around with many opponents. Back in November, a former Concorde captain Gwyn Topham introduced a new advertising campaign for his radical idea named the Heathrow Hub. What is it about?
Tokyo As A Mini Hub
Both United Airlines (IATA Airline Code – UA) and Delta Air Lines (DL) (through the acquisition from Northwest Airlines (NW)) have secondary hubs in Narita International Airport (IATA Airport Code – NRT) in Tokyo, Japan. UA operates an additional one at Guam International Airport (GUM).
Less than 10 years ago, it was common to see United and Delta operating many larger aircrafts like the 747-400 from Tokyo to other Asian cities so that they would be utilized more efficiently. However, is current operating conditions favorable to continue this practice? We will explore Tokyo as a hub in the following insight with focus on how United and Delta manage its operations.