Elisabetta Cherchi, member of Cagliari Airport Board of Directors, has been elected Vice Chair of the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR), an international organization of scholars, researchers, practitioners, consultants, and public agency professionals dedicated to the advancement of travel behaviour research.
Ms. Cherchi is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Transport, Technical University of Denmark, Deputy Head of the Ph.D. School in DTU Transport, and Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, Environment and Architecture, University of Cagliari (Italy).
The ‘Family Assistance course for airport operators’ organized by the Italian Flight Safety Committee and hosted by Cagliari Airport has been completed today. During the two-day seminar participants have been given useful tools on how to manage a crisis situation in the aviation field. Case studies and role-playing games proved particularly successful in illustrating tasks and duties in the event of a plane crash.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement on clusters of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders in some areas affected by Zika virus.
Cagliari Airport operator SOGAER has recently achieved certification in health and safety best practice according to standard OHSAS 18001:2007. Staff and customers at the airport now benefit from an occupational health and safety management that has been assessed effective and compliant to the highest requirements.
With 3,712,558 passengers in the last 12 months Cagliari Airport reaches its best performance ever, increasing by 2.29% 2014 figures. During 2015 travellers on domestic routes showed a growth of 3.25% boosting Rome Fiumicino (826,398 passengers), Milan Linate (508,523) and Bergamo (393,821) to the top 3 of the most popular non stop flight connections to/from Cagliari. London Stansted, Girona, Brussels Charleroi and Paris Beauvais ranked highest among international routes.
The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) campaigns together with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in order to raise passenger awareness on risks related to lithium batteries stored in the hold of an aircraft.