• Aerobahn Hong Kong trials start promisingly

    Saab has reported successful initial operational trials of its Aerobahn Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) solution at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The Aerobahn CDM Suite at Hong Kong includes the A-CDM Milestone Manager, pre-departure sequencer, and mobile applications. HKIA,

  • Arizona State assists DHS

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has asked Arizona State University to help develop advanced tools that will improve operations at agencies such as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Arizona State is the latest in the small number of universities that the DHS has selected to

  • Brisbane puts faith in solar power

    Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is to invest in a major renewable-power project using solar photovoltaic (PV) power. Design of the system is currently under way. Installation will begin in December 2017, with completion expected in August 2018. The cost of the project has not been disclosed.

  • Malta terminal upgrade continues

    The check-in hall at Malta International Airport is being upgraded as part of a broader EUR12 million (USD14 million) terminal overhaul. Work completed to date includes relocation of several offices and construction of a new information desk, before a major upgrade of the baggage-handling system

  • AAI sticks to its plan

    Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra speaks exclusively to Jane’s about a new strategic direction for the AAI As air traffic grows exponentially with the rise of budget carriers, and new opportunities emerge for industry, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is implementing a Corporate Plan for the

  • Extensive groundwork sets the stage for NAICM

    The new hub for Mexico City is taking shape, although site development has proved challenging Long-held ambitions to build a major new hub airport in Central America took another step forward in January, when a Mexican-Spanish consortium was selected to build the terminal at New Mexico City

Airports Airports

  • Chinese group hovers over OHL

    China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has expressed interest in buying into Spanish infrastructure group OHL, which includes a Mexican airport concession and various airport construction projects in its portfolio. The approach was reported to the Spanish financial regulator,


  • 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

  • Amadeus and OACIS team up for off-site check-in

    Amadeus and Australia-based OACIS have joined forces to create an off-airport check-in and baggage drop-off solution. Virgin Australia is the first airline to adopt the system, and has piloted OACIS in Sydney for cruise ships and ocean liners. The off-airport service uses Amadeus Airport Common

Security Security

  • App aims to reduce radiation false alarms in cargo

    Researchers from 20 countries have worked with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to develop a mobile app for cargo screening operations. The Tool for Radiation Alarm and Commodity Evaluation (TRACE) app aims to distinguish between alarms due to harmless amounts of naturally occurring