• Gibraltar modernises firefighting fleet

    Firefighting and rescue capabilities at Gibraltar International Airport are being improved with investment of GBP3 million (USD3.9 million) in new vehicles and equipment. Four Rosenbauer Panther vehicles, one Angloco light rescue pump, and two Volkswagen Amarok command and operational support

  • SITA aids Saudi technology transformation

    SITA is helping the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) to overhaul airport IT and communication systems at 26 airports in Saudi Arabia. SITA will implement the AirportConnect Open platform that will allow airlines to use common facilities while delivering a self-service experience from

  • Zurich set for BHS upgrade

    A Leonardo-led consortium has signed a EUR150 million (USD173.7 million) contract to upgrade the baggage handling system (BHS) at Zürich Airport in Switzerland. Leonardo is responsible for the overall project management, system design, and integration, as well as the supply of eight cross-belt

  • Curiosity Core keeps track of FLEET

    Unmanned vehicle specialists Avular will team up with Vanderlande to improve baggage-handling accuracy. Curiosity Core from Avular, a modular robotics platform to which companies or developers can connect existing or new hardware, will be used as a navigation system to improve control of the FLEET

  • Vanderlande deepens engagement with Heathrow

    Heathrow Airport has awarded logistic process automation specialist Vanderlande the maintenance and engineering service contract at T3IB, which is the newest baggage facility in the United Kingdom. In addition, Vanderlande will provide spare parts support throughout Heathrow, and the company was

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  • BNIA aligns with regional growth plan

    Beijing will operate two hub airports from 30 September 2019, as Chinese authorities pursue a regional economic development strategy In December 2017, the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) co-published a strategy paper called
  • On your marks: nominations open for Jane’s ATC Awards 2019

    Key Points Send in your nomination by 10 December 2018 Winners will be announced on 12 March 2019 during World ATM Congress in Madrid Jane’s is proud to announce that it will again hold its industry-leading ATC Awards ceremony on the first day of World ATM Congress in 2019. Held annually



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