• FAA to publish Denver Metroplex assessment

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) intends to publish a Draft Environmental Assessment for the introduction of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) in Denver Metroplex airspace in April 2019, about seven months later than previously planned. A final

  • Interroll adds another factory

    Interroll Group is building a new factory near Karlsruhe in Germany to expand production of its conveyors and sorters, which are used in airport baggage-handling and other material-handling systems. The Switzerland-based company also stated that it will launch new conveyor and sorter solutions in

  • Minsait provides more ABC systems to Spain

    Indra subsidiary Minsait has completed deployment of its biometric automated border control (ABC) system at two more airports in Spain. A total of 118 ABC e-gates are in place at Madrid-Barajas and Malaga airports following earlier installations at Barcelona, Girona, Palma de Mallorca, Alicante,

  • Swedish military orders Saab i-ATC systems

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has placed an SEK138 million (USD15.2 million) order with Saab for core military integrated air traffic control (i-ATC) technology and systems integration. Work will be carried out in 2019–21 at four Saab facilities in Sweden.

  • Time may be ripe for airport loyalty programmes

    While airlines have long profited from their frequent flyer loyalty programmes, airports have been slow to adopt them Since their introduction in the 1980s, frequent flyer programmes have become a standard feature of modern travel, but until now a fear of competing with airlines has stopped

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  • Curtain rises on Cranfield digital tower

    A new digital remote control tower began live operations at Cranfield Airport in the UK on 13 December 2018. Shadow mode operations in the existing ageing tower at Cranfield will continue for a few months while the airport completes the transition in a joint effort with the UK Civil Aviation
  • Cobus pursues green bus sales in North America

    Cobus hopes to spark sales of battery-powered airport passenger buses in North America through development of a second vehicle model. Cobus Industries (the US subsidiary of the German manufacturer) continues to see brisk sales of its conventional apron buses in the US, and it has sold its E.COBUS
  • AI software could improve CT scanners

    Artifical intelligence (AI)-based x-ray inspection software from South Korea-based JLK Inspection is being adapted to work with computed tomography (CT) scanners for checkpoint screening. The JSS-01K can detect electronic items such as laptops, smartphones, hard disks, USB sticks, and tablets even



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