• LSG Sky Chefs turns to CNG at Dallas

    Clean Energy Fuels is working with LSG Sky Chefs to power aircraft catering trucks at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport with compressed natural gas (CNG). The acquisition of 20 new CNG catering vehicles – to replace an obsolescent fleet of diesel-powered trucks used by LSG Sky Chefs

  • U-Tapao faces delay

    The upgraded U-Tapao International Airport in Thailand may not begin full commercial operations until at least 2018, officials have told Jane's . "We are not sure about the schedule to open," said the official from the U-Tapao Airport Authority, adding that a full opening could take place

  • UTC launches DuraTherm

    UTC Aerospace Systems has developed a new propeller de-icer for harsh environments. Patented commercial heater technology in the DuraTherm de-icer provides uniform heat distribution to help shed ice quickly. DuraTherm is resistant to foreign-object debris damage, is interchangeable with current

  • Bolivia doubles Striker 6x6 fleet

    Bolivian airport operator SABSA is doubling its fleet of Oshkosh Striker 6x6 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles, after ordering three additional trucks. The Strikers will join 6x6 vehicles already in operation at Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz; Jorge Wilstermann

  • Japan-backed Ulaanbaatar project nears completion

    New Ulaanbaatar International Airport in Mongolia, funded primarily with an official development assistance loan from Japan, is expected to open to passengers in the first half of 2018. The key components of the project, including the runway, a terminal building, and airport control tower, have

  • Çelebi seeks expansion in liberalised Indian ground-handling market

    India's ground-handling market is poised for change. After nine years of uncertainty, in May 2017 the Supreme Court of India cleared the way for liberalisation – confirming calls for reform in the 2016 National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP). "The Directorate General of Civil Aviation

Airports Airports

  • Portland embarks on PDXNext overhaul

    Construction has begun at Portland International Airport, Oregon, on the first increment of a series of four major projects. Termed PDXNext, the projects are designed to modernise airport infrastructure and increase capacity. The projected budget for PDX is about USD1.82 billion; however, Jane's


  • Nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2018

    Jane’s invites readers to submit nominations for the next edition of our ATC Awards, held each year since 2001. At a time of increasing air traffic, it is more important than ever to highlight work to improve safety, capacity, efficiency, and environmental performance – so we are

Equipment Equipment

  • Changi T4 trials robot cleaners

    Robotic cleaning technology is undergoing trials in the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Singapore Changi airport. Operator Changi Airport Group has deployed four automated cleaning robots to date, and plans to add six additional units in 2018. Each robot costs about SGD80,000 (USD58,600), is decorated with

Security Security

  • Pekoske takes the helm at TSA

    David Pekoske was officially sworn in on 10 August 2017 as the seventh TSA Administrator, succeeding Peter Neffenger. Pekoske spent 33 years (1977-2010) in the US Coast Guard, including a stint as Vice Commandant, before joining the government services industry in an executive role providing