• Billund expands data-mining platform

    Billund Airport is to implement a passenger flow platform from BLIP Systems. The open platform, delivered by Leidos, previously covered only the security process at Billund but will now also measure passenger flow and queue and dwell time throughout the airport. The expanded system enables the

  • Cavotec changes hydrants to comply with new JIG standard

    Cavotec is retrofitting its fuel hydrant systems to meet the latest Joint Inspection Group (JIG) standard requiring fuelling pits to have covers that lie flat. The JIG Bulletin 90 requirement relates to the design of hydrant lids. Hydrant operators have until 31 December 2018 to ensure pit lids are

  • BCIA teams up with IT giant Tencent

    Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) has signed a strategic agreement with Chinese internet firm Tencent, and the government-funded China Civil Aviation Science Popularisation Foundation, to develop cloud-based solutions that deliver faster and more accurate airport information for

  • Los Angeles accelerates towards an electric future

    The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has adopted an Electric Vehicle Purchasing Policy (EVPP) for Los Angeles International and Van Nuys airports. The EVPP increases all-electric light vehicle purchases to 50% of the total fleet by the end of 2017; 80% by 2025; and 100% by 2035.

  • Robotic logistics shuttles enter service at Oslo

    Duty-free and travel retailer Gebr. Heinemann and EK Automation claim to have introduced the first driverless transport system at an airport. Automated ground vehicles (AGVs) supply two joint venture shops run by Heinemann at Oslo Gardermoen in Norway. The bespoke system for Oslo cost about


  • Green demands spark electrification

    Airports consume considerable quantities of energy for lighting and air conditioning of terminal buildings, power for baggage-handling systems, and power for aircraft gate systems. Ground operations for aircraft servicing also involve high-energy usage. Ben Vogel reports
  • Simulations deliver vital insights

    As computer simulation continues its rapid evolution, it has become a critical tool for planning, capacity analysis, and controller training. Lian Zhang reports
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  • Bechtel aids London City expansion

    London City Airport has named Bechtel as the main delivery partner for its GBP370 million (USD485 million) City Airport Development Programme (CADP), work on which is scheduled to begin in late 2017. Bechtel will support terminal expansion at London City, the addition of seven new aircraft stands,
  • Dublin gains new tower training simulator

    Entry Point North Ireland has opened a new air traffic control (ATC) tower simulator at its academy in the Dublin ATC centre. The simulator will be the platform for future aerodrome training for Irish controllers based at Dublin, especially given the plan to open a new runway in 2020. The core
  • City police assume more responsibility at Chicago

    The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) issued a report on 12 July 2017 analysing security protocols and training at O'Hare and Midway airports, as it seeks to draw a line under the highly publicised ejection of a United Airlines passenger from a flight at O'Hare on 9 April. The report



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