Month / July 2012

Why defining secondary airports is so difficult.

As I developed and defined my research question and proposal for my thesis, I found myself increasingly flummoxed in trying to define what determines an airport to be secondary. A substantial part of this problem lies in the fact that there is currently no formal definition of a secondary airport. Generally speaking, a secondary airport […]

Brand spaces in Airports: IKEA’s Paris CDG summer lounge

Airports seem a logical location for Brand Spaces – large volumes of tired, stressed passengers confined in controlled area looking for something to do, presents easy revenue opportunities for airport operators. Breakdown of non-aeronautical revenue sources in airports. In Australia airports rely heavily on parking, which accounts for up to 20 per cent of all […]