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Tackling the Economics of Concessions

The Concessions industry has evolved greatly over the past decade. The volume of ACDBE's, Concessionaires, and lines of business have grown significantly. Each Airport has developed programs differently. Understanding the economics of the Concessionaires (living wages, pricing models, operational costs, etc.) as well as Airports (pouring rights, leasing structures, CRDC's, etc.) is critical to Commercial Management.... more »

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Enabling Airports to be ACR/PCR Compliant - From Design to Implementation

The new (Aircraft Classification Rating) ACR- (Pavement Classification Rating) PCR pavement strength reporting method is to be implemented by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and airports around the world are working towards ensuring that their airports are complying with the new requirements. For airports in developing countries and local airports, this can be challenging due to the availability of... more »

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Safety Cost-Benefit Analysis for Airport Improvements

Develop practical guidance to develop safety cost/benefit analysis involving major airport changes, and characterization of key factors using references developed by the industry and examples using quantitative and qualitative risk assessments

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Worldwide Best Practices to Improve Airport Safety

Research and summarize the state of the art in airport safety initiatives and tools used successfully by the industry worldwide. Initiatives can be in terms of technology, processes, procedures, safety organization, safety promotion and supporting tools.

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Tool for Sharing Experience on Successful Airport Safety Initiatives and Programs

Based on research of best practices by the industry, plan and design a tool to support sharing of experiences among airports. The tool should be user friendly for those posting their experiences, as well as for those searching for best practices related to airport safety.

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Design of a Web Library for Airport Safety

Design a web library for airport safety to contain public documentation and research that can support airport's safety initiatives. The library should be organized in modules to help the user navigate the available information selecting appropriate topics.

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Airport SMS Software Best Practices and Desirable Characteristics

Develop practical guidance on the software attributes to support the airport's SMS initiatives. The results of the synthesis should include a list of available solutions with advantages and disadvantages based on the complexity and needs of the airport.

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Establishing Commercial Ramp Safety Standards

Research and document best practices recommended for commercial airports related to ramp operations. The practices should include operational safety processes, infrastructure marking, informational signage and operating procedures for airport personnel and tenants alike. The objective of this synthesis is to identify and offer corrective practices for common gaps and promote effective approaches for ramp operation safety... more »

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