Interviews

ADB SAFEGATE launches new Safedock X A-VDGS

ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock X was launched at the inter airport Singapore event and represents the latest state of the art in docking systems. The Safedock X is packed with innovation to bring the future of fully automated, tightly integrated and intelligent docking and apron management closer to reality. New surveillance technologies, modern display capabilities, advanced integration and unrivalled reliability combine to deliver faster, safer aircraft turnarounds under any weather condition. The Safedock X is at the heart of ADB SAFEGATE’s Digital Apron vision which is on show at the many events sponsored by the company.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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March 19, 2020

Interviews

The smart airport and the Internet of Things

As airports become more digitally connected, the Internet of Things (IoT) can open up a world of opportunities. Much more than merely improving efficiency, IoT can transform the traveler experience and generate new revenue.1 Elizabeth Krimmel, a senior manager in Deloitte’s Government and Public Services practice, shared with us her insights regarding IOT in the aviation industry.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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February 28, 2020

Features

A new approach to safer aircraft guidance

Ever growing complexity is the new normal for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs). Today’s controllers have to be aware of a magnitude of different flight procedures, and consider a steadily growing amount of data while operating multiple systems in the control rooms, all this while putting safety first, and respecting the growing demand for efficient and sustainable routing and guidance.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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February 26, 2020

Features

The case for drones: the strong need for Geo-connection

The potential use cases of drones are virtually limitless. They can transform our daily lives. However, drones pose a serious security and privacy threat unless they can be identified and monitored by aviation authorities

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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January 13, 2020

News

The Airports Authority of India has a plan to invest about USD 2.67 billion

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has outlined a plan to invest about USD 2.67 billion in upgrading airport infrastructure in the country, especially in smaller cities, over the next three years.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 31, 2019

News

NATS shows growing concern by the flying public over aviation’s impact on the environment

Research carried out on behalf of the UK’s air traffic service provider NATS shows growing concern by the bla ble flying public over aviation’s impact on the environment

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 14, 2019

News

Narita International Airport install 72 self-service auto bag drop

Narita International Airport (NRT) in Japan is to install 72 self-service auto bag drop (ABD) units ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Malaysia Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei

Malaysia Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei Malaysia to support its digital transformation vision, as per the airport operator’s Airports 4.0 initiative.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Malaysia Airports will be implementing a Passenger Reconciliation System

Meanwhile, amid its ongoing digitalisation efforts, Malaysia Airports will be implementing a Passenger Reconciliation System (PRS) at both terminals at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) by December 2019.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Malaysia Airports and SITA have tested biometric passenger processing

Malaysia Airports and SITA have tested biometric passenger processing at the main terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL).

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Belfast International Airport has become the first in the world to adopt Veovo’s next-generation revenue management

Belfast International Airport (BFS) in Northern Ireland has become the first in the world to adopt Veovo’s next-generation R8 revenue management and passenger engagement applications, part of a predictive collaboration platform for optimised airport operations.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

SATS Ltd and TUM CREATE Ltd are exploring commercialisation for the world’s first AI-powered robotic air cargo system

Singapore-based SATS Ltd and TUM CREATE Ltd have announced that they are exploring commercialisation opportunities for the world’s first AI-powered robotic air cargo system, SPEEDCARGO, to help digitalise air cargo handling.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Bengaluru International Airport Limited, has selected Unisys to integrate and manage all IT

Airport owner and operator, Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), has selected Unisys to integrate and manage all IT and non-IT systems in the first phase of construction of the new Terminal 2 (T2) at Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Bangalore, India.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

The installation of passenger boarding bridges at Gold Coast Airport has begun

Preparation work for the installation of passenger boarding bridges (PBB) at Gold Coast Airport (OOL), QLD, Australia, has begun, with a low-impact piling system being used to prepare the ground for the new infrastructure

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Spanish airport operator Aena has hired Thyssenkrupp AG to upgrade and add to the passenger boarding bridges

Spanish airport operator Aena has hired Thyssenkrupp AG to upgrade and add to the passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) and moving walkways in three of its most popular airports

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

A new subway service connecting Beijing’s new Daxing International Airport

A new subway service connecting Beijing’s new Daxing International Airport (PKX) with the Chinese capital’s urban area will open at the end of September 2019

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

The number of European flight delays fell in July 2019

The number of European flight delays fell in July 2019, during the peak holiday season, according to new data released by Eurocontrol

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

France’s ANSP, has joined a consortium of European ANSPs

DSNA, France’s ANSP, has joined a consortium of European ANSPs supporting the modernisation of air traffic management (ATM) over Europe through the Iris programme

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

Terminal B at New York’s LaGuardia Airport has been awarded the Envision Platinum award

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY&NJ) has announced that Terminal B at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has been awarded the Envision Platinum award from The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) for its environmentally conscious construction.

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

News

London Heathrow Airport set targets for the use of sustainable fuels in aviation

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in the UK has called on ICAO to set targets for the use of sustainable fuels in aviation and for the British Government to invest some of the GBP 4 billion annual revenue raised from Air Passenger Duty (APD) to scale-up its production

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Jean Luc Devisscher

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October 8, 2019

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