Month: October 2020

T4 Aeropuerto Barajas

How does an airport work?

Nearly everyone has passed through an airport at some point in their life. But have you ever wondered how such a complex infrastructure works?Whether we want to take an exotic trip and explore new destinations, or whether we need to attend a meeting in another part of the world, airports have become part of the everyday landscape of our lives. Every year, more than 30 million flights take off from 17,000 commercial airport s all over the world. Imagine having to control an increasing volume of air traffic carrying 100 million passengers a year. Now imagine having to do it without the aid of technology. Impossible, right?Today we’re going to explain how airport management works. Climb aboard with us and enjoy the experience!Airport management begins with access. Whether you use public transport or your own car, as soon as you arrive at the airport perimeter, the huge job of integrating...

¿Qué hace que una ciudad funcione?

What makes a city work?

More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this percentage will reach 80% by 2050. But have you ever wondered what it takes for a city to work?The last few decades have seen far-reaching social changes that have vastly increased the number of people living and working in large cities, some of which now have as many if not more inhabitants than some countries. This is how the word ‘citizen’ has gradually acquired greater significance and perhaps come to mean something more similar to what used to be commonly referred to as a ‘city dweller’.  Today, half of the world's population lives in urban areas. Large cities such as Tokyo (Japan), with nearly 40 million inhabitants, or Canton (China), which has 33 million citizens, are examples of how cities require very careful management given their large populations and the potential for these populations to grow. Let's...