Check in procedure = they said that there is going to be a fast check-in, how can they manage this primes? To find out we should analyze
Some airports may contract with security Specialist Company to provide additional security checks.
Airport services:2 check-in desks1 gate250 car parking spacesAmenities (restaurant, bar, cafe, tourist help desk, car rental, taxi service,Others:On-site aircraft maintenance/ fixed-based operation20,000 tons cargo capacityConnection:Train connection from the region to Ashford International stationCoach servicesCar (motorway trip from London approx. 1 hr 20 mins)Free day parking, 3 Pound per night
Lydd presentation 2 (2)
LYDD Airport development: Airlines and Passengers By: Kadir, Martina, Jana, Anna-Maria, Anita, Sara, Nora, Puja and Amanda.
Introducing ourselvesAPEXAirline Passenger Experience Association:network of the world’s leading airlines, suppliers and relatedcompanies committed to elevating the level of the airlinepassenger experience.
Information Provided• Passenger Issues:o Transportationo Lydd Services• Airline Issues:o Demando Type of Airlineo Type of Airport Lydd is going to beo Environment• Pros and Cons
Transportation: Passenger ViewPro expansion view:• Passengers outside the catchment area• Budget airlines• Explorer passengers
Transportation: fast, safe, affordable• London to Lydd Airport 1h 20 m• Free parking, and £5 is for overnight parking• Almost all of Kent lies within one hour drive from Lydd• Within a two hour drive lies places like: o Colchester in Essex, o Stevenage in Hertfordshire, o Bracknell in Berkshire, o Alton in Hampshire, o Haslemere in Surrey o Littlehampton in West Sussex.
Transportation: fast, safe, affordable• Train from London to Ashford International Train Station (not to the airport), e.g. St Pancras – Ashford 38min £28• CONSIDERATION: o DIRECT train from London to the Airport o Keep car park free and not raise overnight fees
Lydd Services• Number of check-in desk• Security checks• Number of gate• Improved passenger check-in and security facilities, larger arrivals and baggage reclaim areas.• Introduction of an arrivals carousel and check-in desk baggage conveyors, which will be completed before the end of the year.• The airport is investing more than £240,000 in the upgrade of services.• The refurbishment also includes additional state-of-the-art CCTV and electronic
Airport’s Issues• existence of restricted airspace• severe operational constraints• competition from Manston Airport, the Channel Tunnel and Gatwick
Why will airlines suddenly take an interest in Lydd Airport when the runway is extended?
“Growth within Greater London is unacceptable. Runway expansion is unacceptable at Heathrow and City, as a consequence of the localized environmental impacts that would result. A third runway at Heathrow is strongly opposed by the Mayor.” (Mayor of London, 2011.)
Types of airlines LYDD can attract• No Frills• Charter Airlines• Charter AD HOC• Commuter Airlines• VIP/ Corporate Airlines
Services provided by Lydd• Check in and Gate Handling,• Meeting & Greeting Passengers,• Baggage Handling, Lost Baggage,• Aircraft dispatch: disembarking, cleaning, catering, refueling, cargo loading/ unloading, boarding• Escorting of disabled passengers.
What kind of airport is Lydd going to be?• Extended runwayo Runway will be extended to 1,800 m runway (plus 150 m starter extension)o Can handle medium sized airplanes and most popular business jets
What kind of airport is Lydd going to be?• Safety and Securityo Security and safety systems have been upgraded for NASP complianceo Fire service has been improvedo Better equipped (foam tenders)• Otherso On site aircraft maintenanceo 20,000 tons cargo capacity
Environment• Aircraft noise• Sustainable Development• Fuel efficiency• Aviation in a sustainable context
Pros and Cons for Airlines and Passengers• PROo Park Feeo Locationo New market for the growing demand• CONSo Reduced Serviceso Access from/to London
Reference list• http://www.lydd-airport.co.uk/documents/The_case_for_LAA.pdf• http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/service/timesandfares/London/AFK/today/1530/dep• Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG), 2010. Proof of Evidence. Economic Impact. Littleston: LAAG. [online] Available at: http://www.kentnet.org.uk/laag/LAAG%208%20A%20- %20Economic%20Impact.PDF [Accessed 03 December 2011]• Department for Transport, 2009. UK Air Passenger Demand and CO2Forecasts. London: DfT Publications. [online] Available at:http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/aviation/atf/co2forecasts 09/co2forecasts09.pdf [Accessed 03 December 2011]• Mayor of London, 2011. A new airport for London. Part 1 – The Case for New Capacity. London: Greater London Authority. [online] Available at:http://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/AnewairportforLondon.pdf [Accessed 03 December 2011]• http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/environment/Pages/sustainability.aspx