• Europe hails small victories in the green campaign

    As flight volumes and passenger numbers continue their upward trajectory, it is becoming even harder to make a discernible difference in reducing the environmental impact of aviation The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), in co-operation with the European Environment Agency and Eurocontrol,

  • Panus continues electric GSE product development

    Thai manufacturer broadens its range of fully electric, zero-emission pushback tractors Panus Assembly, owner of the Bliss-Fox brand of ground support equipment (GSE), is introducing a line of all-electric pushbacks onto the market following the launch of the green F1-340E in 2018. The company

  • United adopts green GPU

    United Airlines is the first North American carrier to deploy the ITW GSE 7400 fully electric ground power unit (GPU). The first system was rolled out at Los Angeles International Airport to provide 400 Hz ground power for a B-787-10 aircraft. ITW GSE developed the 7400 with Amsterdam Airport

  • Toyota and ANA trial autonomous baggage tractors

    Toyota Industries Corporation and All Nippon Airways (ANA) are collaborating on the first tests of autonomous tractors at a Japanese airport. The two-week trial at Saga Airport is scheduled to start at the end of March. The prototype Toyota tractors will run a course of about 100 m as the

  • Vanderlande set for FLEET trials in Hong Kong

    Vanderlande is to field its FLEET automonous guided vehicle solution for baggage logistics at one of the busiest hub airports in the world, after sealing an innovation partnership agreement with Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK). Initial trials at Hong Kong International Airport are expected to

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  • Keen appetites driving Americas route development

    Start-up airlines and established carriers announced new services during the Routes Americas conference on 12–14 February, reflecting how the air transport sector in the region is expanding and providing more business opportunities for airports. Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC)
  • Interview: Ben Marcus, Chairman AirMap

    ATC
    Safety and security aspects associated with operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) remain in the public eye after a spate of high-profile temporary airport shutdowns, most recently on 15 February at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. Industry and regulators are co-operating
  • Rapiscan raises the curtain on ORION

    Rapiscan has launched the first products in its new ORION range of security inspection devices, for faster and more accurate checkpoint screening of bags and small parcels. Three new solutions (the 918CX, 920CX, and 922CX) were announced on 28 January with additional models

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