• FAA presses on with Denver metroplex project

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to publish a Draft Environment Assessment for introduction of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) in Denver metroplex airspace in early 2018. The FAA will then invite public comments on the proposals, which it

  • Zürich seeks LED supplier

    Flughafen Zürich AG Airfield Maintenance has issued a tender for LED airfield lighting. The deadline for bids is 26 January 2018, as the Swiss airport aims to make the transition from halogen airfield ground lighting to LED technology. A renewable contract will run from 1 May 2018 to 20

  • Vancouver uses adaptive apron lighting

    Musco Lighting has completed installation of new LED airfield lighting technology at Vancouver International Airport. The airport is the first in North America to include adaptive dimming (based on gate usage) in its apron lighting. New LED fixtures were retrofitted into the existing lighting

  • Asian appetite grows for performance-based navigation

    Budget carrier AirAsia is poised to become the first Malaysian airline to obtain operational certification from DCA Malaysia for Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Approach (RNP AR APCH) flightpaths. The Malaysian programme includes GE Aviation-designed, ICAO Doc 9905-compliant

  • CS Soft supports Czech FDPS transformation

    CS Soft has been awarded a CZK36.13 million (USD1.6 million) contract from Czech air navigation service provider ANS CR to cover software development services associated with the ESUP-NS 2.0 release. ESUP-NS 2.0 is the second stage of a transformation process in the Czech Republic, as ANS CR moves


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  • US tests metroplex procedures

    ATD-2 demonstrations will be launched in October 2017, as part of the NextGen modernisation programme in the United States. Ramon Lopez reports
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  • Regional tensions hit Korean retail operator

    South Korea-based Lotte Duty Free, which has stores in six airports, is feeling the effects of the ongoing North Korean nuclear crisis and a row between China and South Korea over deployment of a US-supplied missile defence system. China has introduced restrictions on South Korean imports and
  • Arlanda to receive EBS

    Swedavia has awarded BEUMER Group a contract to install an Early Baggage Storage (EBS) system at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The value of the deal is undisclosed. The modular, rack-based CrisStore EBS will be integrated into Terminal 5 (T5) at Arlanda, without interrupting ongoing baggage-handling
  • 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



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