• Gatwick puts new Sprinters into use

    Gatwick Airport has deployed two Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 314 CDI vehicles, for use by airside operations staff when conducting foreign object debris (FOD) inspections on the runway. Special features in the new vehicles – designed with input from the Airside Operations team at Gatwick –

  • Munich jumps on the robot bandwagon

    Munich is the latest airport – but the first in Germany – to trial a humanoid passenger assistance robot. Munich operator FMG and Lufthansa worked together to install a Pepper robot from SoftBank Robotics in their jointly operated Terminal 2 (T2). The 1.2 m-tall robot, christened Josie

  • LINXS wins favour for Los Angeles APM project

    A consortium including Bombardier Transportation is set to beat four other bidders to a 30-year, USD4.5 billion automated people mover (APM) contract at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) on 15 February announced that

  • Three capabilities become one with Veovo

    New Zealand-based Gentrack has rebranded its BlipTrack, Concessionaire Analyzer+ (CA+), and Airport 20/20 portfolios into a new combined data solution called Veovo. The Veovo platform for predictive, collaborative operations “combines solutions for guest predictability, outstanding

  • Free routes in Italy bring tangible benefits, says ENAV

    Airlines using free routes in Italian airspace saved about 30,000 tonnes of fuel and reduced their CO2 emissions by about 95,000 tonnes, according to air navigation service provider ENAV. The fuel savings translated into a cost reduction of more than EUR22 million (USD27 million), based on a jet

  • Gold Coast rolls out Xovis sensors

    Gold Coast Airport in Australia is implementing sensors and software to measure waiting times and operational performance, as operator Queensland Airports Limited anticipates a traffic surge for the Commonwealth Games in April 2018. Switzerland-based Xovis is providing 71 ceiling-mounted sensors to

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  • Spotlight shines on top performers

    Jane’s looks forward to recognising major achievements in airspace management. Ben Vogel reports
  • White paper: ATM-grade networks

    Achieving safe, efficient, future-ready air traffic control communications.

    Frequentis was instrumental in introducing ATM-grade networks to the air traffic control industry, and continues to invest in taking them to the next level.

    If you are yet to embrace ATM-grade networks, this paper aims to demonstrate why you should.

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  • Collaborative European project focuses on ground safety

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    Twelve airport operators in Europe are engaged in a unique large-scale initiative with the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) to improve the safety, operational efficiency, and environmental performance of surface operations. Unifying Safety Nets & Surface Movement was launched in July 2017 as a

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  • IATA 753 deadline looms large

    By June 2018, IATA member airlines need to ensure they can track passenger bags from origin to destination According to the SITA Baggage Report 2017, the mishandling rate in 2016 was 70% lower than 2006 despite growing passenger traffic. Improvements have been enabled by investment in new

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