Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport
commission votes to take control of Los Angeles terminals.
Like Brazil, Mexico is using airport
development as a decentralization tool by creating regional spoke-and-hub networks: a large central airport
plus a ring of smaller peripheral airports
police argue that the change is necessary because they have added concerns about security and terrorism.
The multi-phase project implementation went smoothly because Unisys recommended a future model for the new airport
that enabled a successful transition from a predominantly domestic airport
environment to a large international hub airport
that could compete effectively with other airports
in the region.
For example, the Orlando, Florida, Police Department's Airport
Division created an airport
containment team at the Orlando International Airport
Referring to the newly published guidelines from the Port Authority, "Setting a New Standard in Airport
Customer Care," she said that the challenge is "to significantly improve customer satisfaction," while "assuring that services are of high quality.
Last year the airport
handled about 185,000 passengers on scheduled flights.
Officials at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
say new perimeter taxiways will improve safety and allow more flights to take off and land.
While Mayor James Hahn and other officials have wanted to fast-track the LAX plan, a master plan governing Van Nuys Airport
in the works since March 1992 has yet to be adopted.
The decision to seek economic diversification at the airport
is in keeping with a country-wide policy implemented in the last several years by the federal government.
are also trying to ease travelers' security woes; Florida's Daytona Beach International Airport
, for example, allows travelers to mail banned items home for free and provides clear plastic bags to help fliers sort their carry-on items.