• ADB Safegate aids Riyadh

    Airfield lighting group ADB Safegate will in August 2017 begin to install a range of equipment to improve apron operations at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabian Trading & Construction Company (SATCO) awarded ADB Safegate a EUR5.5 million contract in August

  • 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

  • Saudi Arabia opts for Aireon

    Air traffic in the Middle East will have an additional 244 million passengers a year on routes to, from, and within the region by 2035, according to an IATA 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast. In anticipation, air navigation service provider (ANSP) Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) will begin

  • FAA creates UAV identification committee

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally established a new Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to help it create standards for remotely identifying and tracking unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). UAS-ID ARC members are drawn from the UAV industry, civil aviation organisations,

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  • Antonov could entice low-cost carriers to Gostomel

    Ukraine-based Antonov has formed a working group – with government backing- to explore the possibility of attracting low-cost passenger airlines to its airfield at Gostomel in northwest Kiev. As an ICAO Category 1-rated airport, Gostomel already serves cargo flights operated by Antonov
  • Seattle enlists robot helper

    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
  • CBP may benefit from automated avatar

    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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