Boris Johnson’s aide: “London’s airports could go the way of the docks”. More startling revelations
Some 120 speakers and delegates convened for the second ‘Invest and Manage Airports’ conference in London, on 18-19-Oct-2012. Though sitting in the same space as the Global Airport Development and ACI Finance and Economics conferences, this event was differentiated by offering a platform to the airlines and dealing with topics such as airport information (sales) memorandums, change management, passenger experience and a lot of time on airport cities. While slightly marred by the failure of a couple of keynote speakers to attend, it did produce several notable moments. Some of the highlights of the event are mentioned here. [6843 words]
Unlock the following content in this report:
- Airport cities and Aerotropolises defined
- Heathrow was full even in 1987
- Being an ‘airport of choice’ means cleaner toilets
- London market is 'flat as a pancake' – McGhee
- There’s oil in them thar runways...
- The IM doesn’t need to be complicated
- ‘Future of airport revenues’ debate gets stuck in the present
- Third industrial revolution?
- Spirited Moylan presentation let down by faux pas
- Estuary airport timetable is 15 to 25 years
- “Heathrow could charge more”
- Disappointed media
- Purple Revolution
- Blowing hot and cold
- 'A lot going on'...but growth remains stunted
Graphs and data:
- London Gatwick Airport capacity share (% of seats) by carrier type: 22-Oct-2012 to 28-Oct-2012
- London Heathrow Airport capacity share (% of seats) by carrier: 22-Oct-2012 to 28-Oct-2012
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