• Budapest becomes largest remote tower site

    The Searidge Technologies remote tower solution for Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is ready for live operations, following certification from the Hungarian Civil Aviation Authority. The remote tower is the first of its kind to be approved for operations without capacity restrictions at

  • Dufry maintains strong Swedish presence

    The Nuance Group, part of Switzerland-based Dufry AG, has been awarded a seven-year contract extension to operate and develop the tax-free and duty-free shops at all 10 airports in the Swedavia network. Dufry has held the concession from the Swedish operator since 2001. Swedavia estimates that the

  • Hyderabad puts technology at the heart of terminal expansion

    GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) is leveraging advanced technologies as it expands to handle rising demand at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Passenger traffic totalled 14.34 million in 2016, and GHIAL predicts almost 18 million in the 12 months to the end of March 2018. The

  • IER wins orders for desktop i420

    IER reports orders for its new compact i420 boarding pass and check-in printer from airports in France, North Africa, and Central Asia. Early customers include three airports in Azerbaijan (Baku Heydar Aliyev, Ganja, and Qabala); two in France (Biarritz and Périgueux); and one each in

  • CGH expands European footprint

    CGH Technologies continues to support the ICAO strategic objective of moving from paper-based to digital aeronautical information. The cloud-based ASSET platform from CGH supports Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) services for customers such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and

  • CSRA aids FAA on data management

    CSRA – formed in 2015 by a merger between SRA International and the public sector business of CSC – is deepening its involvement in significant Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) engineering support programmes. In October 2017, for example, the FAA awarded CSRA a 12-year, USD677

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  • Qantas to begin Australia–US biofuel flights

    Qantas is to operate the first biofuel flight between Melbourne and Los Angeles in early 2018, in collaboration with World Fuel Services and AltAir Fuels. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (the first to be operated by Qantas) will be powered by brassica carinata, a type of mustard seed that produces


  • Raytheon shows common weather platform

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is upgrading the systems used to collect and display weather information at its facilities nationwide, having awarded Raytheon and Harris contracts in 2015 to develop new processing and service delivery systems worth up to USD300 million. The agency is

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  • Miyazaki PBB project nears completion

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Transportation Equipment Engineering & Service Co Ltd (MHI-TES) has almost completed a project to install five passenger boarding bridges at Miyazaki Airport in Japan. Installation work began in September, and all five PBBs will be in place by December 2017 to

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