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    An Open House event is being held at the new Terminal 4 (T4) in Singapore Changi on 7–20 August, after Takenaka Corporation completed construction under a SGD985 million (USD723 million) contract awarded in 2014. All 200,000 tickets for Open House have been taken, as operator Changi Airport

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    The steel structure of the main terminal at Beijing Daxing International Airport was completed on 30 June 2017, suggesting that its operations will begin in 2019 as planned. Located 46 km south of the centre of Chinese capital, the airport is designed to relieve pressure on Beijing Capital

  • Fraport and Lufthansa sign pact for cost-savings and future efficiencies

    Lufthansa and Fraport have for the first time signed a deal on short-term cost savings at Frankfurt Airport, the carrier's primary hub. "The agreement will also provide the basis for further discussions regarding a medium and long-term partnership," Lufthansa and Fraport announced on 5

  • GBAS moves to higher ground at Chennai

    The ground station for the pilot SmartPath ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) at Chennai International Airport, which was damaged and submerged in floods in 2015, has been reinstalled at a higher level to prevent future waterlogging. SmartPath manufacturer Honeywell has also upgraded software

  • Half-year traffic stats encourage Aena

    Spanish airports handled more than 1 million flights in the first half of 2017, as Aena eyes another record year for passenger traffic. The 46 airports and two heliports in the majority state-run Aena network saw an overall 6.2% year-on-year rise in flights from 1 January to 30 June, reaching 1.01

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  • Indian UAV users flout the rules as regulator dawdles

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    The DGCA has pledged to issue flexible operating rules but they remain unpromulgated – meanwhile, UAV operators simply ignore the existing blanket ban Intrusion by unidentified unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in and around Indian airports has caused security alerts, as experts warn of serious
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    Seattle-Tacoma on 11 July became the latest international airport to trial robot technology for customer service in the terminal. A robot augments the work of Transportation Security Administration staff at Seattle by displaying and broadcasting information to help passengers move more smoothly
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    A researcher at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) has designed an automated screening kiosk to assist Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers as they process international arrivals at US airports. A computer-generated avatar delivers a series of questions to a passenger,

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