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Funding awarded to design video analytics for TSA checkpoints

The Department of Homeland security is funding the new scheme which is being carried out by California-based firm Deep North

Seville Airport to set up remote jet bridge system

The airport will become the world’s first to use the autonomous and remotely controlled passenger bridges

SpiceJet reserves 400 slots of WheelTug e-taxi system

The airline hopes the technology will enable it to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions

Quito Airport inaugurates redesigned public spaces

The aim of the remodelling was to create a better experience for passengers, with the incorporation of more space and natural surroundings

Bangladesh ePassport rollout makes progress

The modernisation project has made advances with the implementation of biometric workstations and e-gates

Bordeaux Airport launches new solution to enhance cyber security

The WALLIX Bastion platform is set to provide an improved data protection service, whilst tightening security

Smiths Detection dual-view air cargo scanner “qualified” by TSA

The HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro has been installed with an efficient inspection system to enhance operations

Swissport opens new office building at its Brussels air cargo facility

This marks the latest milestone in the ground handling company’s refurbishment of the complex

Prague Airport to take over passenger assistance services

The assistance services and oversize baggage check-in counters were previously operated by an external supplier

Northern airport bosses urge government to provide support

Six airports in the North of England have written a letter to Boris Johnson outlining potential recovery initiatives

Pre-departure testing trial implemented at Edinburgh Airport

The pilot scheme only requires a saliva sample for the test, creating a more positive testing experience

Gatwick Airport reports £465m annual loss in 2020

The UK government’s plans to reopen air travel has provided hope for recovery in summer 2021

Munich Airport publishes environmental plans

CO2 emissions per passenger have reduced by almost half since 2005

Heathrow begins preparing for the reopening of air travel

The CEO of Heathrow believes that this week’s budget must support the industry’s recovery if it is to stay afloat

More freedom of movement in German airspace

DFS Free Route Airspace (FRA) is now available around the clock in the entire area of responsibility of the DFS Karlsruhe Upper Area Control Centre (UAC).

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Our survey reveals industry views on post-pandemic airport recovery

Airports International conducted an online survey on behalf of Hitachi Vantara in July 2020, in order to understand the industry’s view on recovery from the pandemic and the use of technology to provide an enhanced ...

How technology is meeting the changing demands of airports

The evolution of the modern airport, and the way in which their operators conduct business, was well underway even before the global pandemic struck earlier in the year.

Achieving large-scale hand sanitizing for a COVID-secure future

Before the COVID-19 pandemic occurred, there was little importance placed on hand sanitizing outside of hospitals, surgeries and other healthcare centres

Are Airports the Next Smart Cities?

Airports globally are recognized as being similar to smart cities, as they focus on delivering improvements to operations, sustainability, experience and business vitality.

The Smart Path to Airport Safety and Security

The airports of today are vastly different than they were just a generation ago – and their technological evolution will continue to accelerate.

WANTED: Airspace guardian of the future…

As Egis celebrates 50 years in aviation, we publish a new discussion paper imagining the long-term future of aviation and what relevance air traffic management might have within it.

Prioritising safety in unmanned aircraft system traffic management

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent.

Learn More About Tower Solutions

As civilian air traffic continues to grow, airports must increase efficiency and manage more complex operations, while improving safety and compliance.

ATM-grade networks

Achieving safe, efficient, future-ready air traffic control Communications Frequentis was instrumental in introducing ATM-grade networks to the air traffic control industry, and continues to invest in taking them to the next level.

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