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Thermo Fisher offers scalable testing solutions to help keep air travel safe.

The increase in air travel as people get back to their lives and livelihoods will require SARS-CoV-2 testing for the safety of passengers, air travel employees, and countries. Travel restrictions and testing requirements around the world change regularly and without prior notice. Safety plans are fluid and testing should be adaptable to what tomorrow may bring.

Airport Dimensions commemorates one year of ‘Sleep ‘n fly’ pods

Demand for the lounge has increased continually has operations at Hamad International recover from Covid-19

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Military biofuels – Going green

Climate change has come to the military. The international drive to reduce the world’s carbon footprint has inevitably meant that air forces are having to explore ways to reduce their dependency on liquid aviation fuel, which is derived from fossil fuel resources.

Renewable energy for DSNA ground ATC stations

DSNA developped SEPHER project, produces renewable energy (photovoltaic and hydrogen-based) to supply its ground ATC stations for isolated sites.

DSEI 2021: UK Skynet 5 SATCOM to stay with Strategic Command

The UK’s Strategic Command will maintain operational control over the Skynet 5 space-based surveillance system through the lifetime of the programme, despite earlier reports that it would cede day-to-day use to the newly created UK Space Command

INVOLI launches new air traffic receiver

INVOLI launches a new generation air traffic signal receiver: the G-1090, in support of its vision to enable a sky where drones fly safely alongside manned aviation

Protecting airports from lightning strikes

For airports and the airlines that serve them, few weather phenomena are as disruptive as electrical storms. Tom Batchelor looks at the risks and the remedies

U-Space Sandbox Hamburg enters the testing phase

The first test flights at the U-Space Sandbox in Hamburg will be starting from mid-September

Flughafen Wien Group reports strongest month since pandemic began

Passenger numbers from August are considerably more positive than figures reported in 2020

Riga opens new self-service baggage lines

The country’s national carrier airBaltic was the first airline to use the new service

Alstef Group to upgrade baggage systems at Keflavik Airport

The company was awarded a contract for the terminal project based on quality, price, and their technical compliance

Avinor reports group-wide traffic increases

The operator has seen a strong recovery in domestic travel demand while international connections remain sluggish

Fraport reveals August traffic figures

European airports are seeing increases in traffic due to the introduction of the EU-wide Digital COVID Certificate

Johan Vanneste set to leave CEO position at Cologne Bonn

He is expected to make an exit at the end of the year due to a change in personal circumstances

Manchester Airport calls for simplification of UK travel system

Government figures show UK aviation is the worst hit sector, more than 90% down on pre-pandemic levels

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Thermo Fisher offers scalable testing solutions to help keep air travel safe.

The increase in air travel as people get back to their lives and livelihoods will require SARS-CoV-2 testing for the safety of passengers, air travel employees, and countries. Travel restrictions and testing requirements around the world change regularly and without prior notice. Safety plans are fluid and testing should be adaptable to what tomorrow may bring.

Deicers from Clariant: For a safe take-off on ice and snow

Learn about Clariant's special fluids that are used to deice planes and protect them from reicing before take-off

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Download Guidance for Air Travel

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the global leader in COVID-19 testing and is involved in more than 50% of global COVID-19 testing.  We help our customers navigate the testing options and the resources needed by airlines, labs, government agencies and digital health passport vendors.

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

Modern Managed Services as an enabler of safety-critical operations

Focus on what matters to your stakeholders by leveraging trusted partnerships to deliver safety-compliant control centre solutions, networks support solutions and services.

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.

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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inter airport South East Asia 2021

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inter airport South East Asia 2021 is the Region's Premier Airport Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Terminal Technology, Design & Digital Technology Solutions.

FlightSimExpo 2021

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San Diego, United States

FlightSimExpo is North America’s community-driven flight simulation conference. This year’s hybrid event takes place in San Diego and online.

Dubai Airshow 2021

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DUBAI AIRSHOW SITE, United Kingdom

Dubai Airshow 2021 is all set to be one of the most significant in-person aerospace events to take place this year and has already been marked as a must-attend by regional and global organisations keen to accelerate their speed of recovery.