Airport Advantages And Disadvantages

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An airport is an aerodrome with facilities for commercial aviation flights to take off and land. It provide facilities to store and maintain aircraft. An airport comprises of a landing area, which comprises of an aerially accessible open space including at least one operationally active surface such as a runway for a plane to take off, or some utility building like hangars, control towers and terminals. An international airport has additional facilities for customs and immigration. Airport transportation is one of the most crucial components of the transportation system. Annual passengers enplaned generally determine the way according to which various airports across the world are classified. 25 to 40 Million passenger category is a case in point.…show more content…
• It allows airlines to provide the same customer services and agent functions at any airport with a CUPPS-Certified platform. The benefits to airports provided by CUPPS are: • It allows airports to introduce a common use environment to their location for the first time with less impact to their airlines • It provides consent to the airports to make a transition between suppliers of CUPPS-Certified platforms with little or no impact to their airlines • Airports should receive more competitive responses to their requests for propositions. This should ease the cost of common use environments to airports – a savings that should be passed on to their tenant airlines The CUPPS brings the succeeding benefits to Vendors: • A framework is provided to develop a global solution based on industry standards • It opens the global common use market to all interested participants on the same basis • Homogenize the global market in terms of a single standard to be applied • CUPPS has been agreed as the single global standard by every IATA & ATA member
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