• 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

  • IER builds bespoke check-in application for Air Serbia

    IER is deploying a dedicated ALISS self-service check-in application imminently for Air Serbia passengers at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade. ALISS can be accessed from any common-use self-service kiosk. In addition to a specific interface built for the Air Serbia check-in application, the airline

  • Research trio launch XL CargoDrones innovation centre

    The University of Twente, NLR-Netherland Aerospace Centre, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences have announced the release of a research centre on unmanned cargo aircraft (UCA). Speaking at the Amsterdam Drone Week, the three institutes announced that the XL CargoDrones innovation

  • Glasgow buys Rosenbauer vehicles

    Glasgow Airport in the UK has added to its fleet of aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles with three new Panther 6×6s from Austrian manufacturer Rosenbauer. The value of the deal was undisclosed. Performance characteristics of the Panther 6×6 include a 750-hp engine, a top

  • Hybrid scanner helps to track bags

    The ECCO+ RFID/barcode scanner from the FEIG Electronics PANMOBIL mobile product line has been approved by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for airport baggage tracking. IATA Resolution 753, effective from June, demands that airlines ensure passenger bags are tracked throughout

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  • Music City hits a high note

    Construction is set to start of a new International Arrivals Terminal (IAT) and an expanded terminal lobby at Nashville International Airport, the largest components of a six-year long project called BNA Vision with a budget in excess of USD1 billion. The lobby expansion and IAT will encompass
  • 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
  • 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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