• American Airlines begins major Los Angeles overhaul

    American Airlines has begun a 10-year modernisation and efficiency improvement programme in Terminals 4 and 5 at Los Angeles International Airport. The airline is financing the USD1.6 billion project and under its lease arrangement will be reimbursed by the airport operator (Los Angeles World

  • FCC downplays effect of scrapping greenfield Mexico City project

    Spanish airport and infrastructure group FCC believes its earnings will be unaffected by the referendum vote in October to scrap the New International Airport for Mexico City (NAICM). FCC markets director Miguel Coronel said the company has a 14% stake in the project. He added that FCC “will

  • Keflavik keeps track of terminal flow

    Keflavik International Airport in Iceland is widening deployment of passenger flow management software that employs sensors and deep learning algorithms. It initially deployed the solution from New Zealand-headquartered Veovo in 2016 to cover check-in and security processes but flow management is

  • Luton adopts Servator

    London Luton Airport in the UK is implementing new counter-terrorism and anti-crime tactics, after joining Project Servator. Following a successful trial, the Airport Policing Unit of Bedfordshire Police formally adopted Servator on 5 November. The project is a policing tactic to deter, detect, and

  • VirtualArmour to monitor firewalls

    VirtualArmour International is to provide cybersecurity services for an undisclosed international airport, with an annual contract value of about USD214,000. Work will include monitoring the Palo Alto Networks firewalls and Cisco Identity Service Engine used in IT systems at the airport, where

  • Afghans seek consultant for greenfield Jalalabad project

    The National Procurement Authority of Afghanistan is selecting a consultant to conduct a feasibility study for a new international airport in Nangarhar Province. The feasibility study will be used as the basis for construction masterplanning and the development of a suitable finance and

Airports Airports

  • US–Vietnamese team completes Da Nang decontamination

    Detoxification work has been completed at Da Nang International Airport in central Vietnam, official US and Vietnamese sources have confirmed. The final 13.7 ha of detoxified land in the dioxin-polluted area at the airport was handed over to the Vietnamese transport ministry, the Vietnam News


  • On your marks: nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2019

    Key Points Send in your nomination by 10 December 2018 Winners will be announced on 12 March 2019 during World ATM Congress in Madrid Jane’s is proud to announce that it will again hold its industry-leading ATC Awards ceremony on the first day of World ATM Congress in 2019. Held annually

Equipment Equipment

  • Changi makes a spectacle of ramp-handling

    SATS Ltd, the ground-handling provider at Singapore Changi Airport, has signed a USD1 million contract with Vuzix for a follow-on order of M300 Smart Glasses. SATS intends to provide this technology to more than 500 staff members within Changi Airport. A project to equip ramp-handlers at Changi

Security Security

  • NTSB digests recommendations to improve ARFF response

    The July 2013 crash at San Francisco International Airport continues to cast a long shadow The Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Working Group (ARFF-WG) has advised the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on ways to improve how airport emergency response teams react to accidents. Four