Airports of the World - July/August 2008

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Features

Welcome to the Pearl of Africa
Luigi Vallero reports from Entebbe International Airport, the gateway to Uganda and a hub for humanitarian flights.

BAA - The View from the Top
The Editor talks to Luis Sanchez, Deputy CEO, about the many issues facing the Spanish-owned company's plans for its UK businesses over the next few years.

V C Bird International - Gateway to Antigua
Antigua's major airport is gearing up for significant expansion over the next three years. Mark Nicholls paid a visit to this Caribbean island to find out why this change is needed.

Ekaterinburg - The New Eurasia Gateway (inc travel spot)
Mark Nicholls visits Ekaterinburg's Koltsovo International Airport and discovers rapid modernisation as it positions itself as the primary gateway to Russia's vast Ural region; an area enjoying unprecedented economic growth.

Malta - Crossroads of the Mediterranean (inc travel spot)
For centuries Malta has been a strategic location in both peacetime and wartime and for several decades it has benefited from a strong tourist industry in which its airport is playing an increasing part. Luigi Vallero investigates.

The Real London Airport
As Jean Gardner discovers, flying into London Airport does not necessarily mean large terminals, thousands of people and lost luggage.

Basra - Progress in Iraq
Wing Commander Russ G Reynolds reports from Iraq on the efforts being made by the Royal Air Force to help put Basra's airport on a firm commercial footing, despite the ongoing problems the country faces.

Now Arriving: Miami's New South Terminal
Thom Jungerman reports on the expanded South Terminal at Miami International Airport - an essential element in the facility's modernisation plan.

Regulars

News
Detailed news coverage from the global airport scene.

Letters/Competition
A selection of readers' comments on subjects covered in the magazine, plus your chance to win a selection of goodies in our caption competition.

Airport Tech
Pests on a Plane
For decades airline travel has helped to spread infectious disease around the world. Lucy Budd examines how airports are battling to stop the bugs.

UK Airport Visitors
Reader's gallery of some of the more recent interesting aircraft to visit UK airports.

Historic Spot - Gander - Crossroads of the World
Paolo Giannico examines the history of Gander International Airport, which is 80 years old this year.

Glossary
A glossary of terms to provide explanations to a number of abbreviations and acronyms that regularly appear in the pages of Airports of the World.