Category Archives: Airports

Saab to deliver & operate digital remote technology at first airport built with no traditional tower

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions has been selected by Scandinavian Mountains Airport to both install and operate digital tower technology at what is the world’s first … More ››

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Gatwick controller shortages force runway closure – despite £60,000 “golden handcuffs”

Gatwick Airport could face more disruption this summer if the business supplying its air traffic control does not tackle the shortage of first-class controllers at … More ››

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Germany’s DFS Group takes over Edinburgh

DFS is now providing air navigation services at Edinburgh Airport through its UK subsidiary Air Navigation Solutions. Following a public tender in July 2016, the … More ››

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London Heathrow debuts world-first Optimised Runway Delivery tool featuring enhanced TBS

NATS, working with Leidos and Heathrow Airport, has launched the world’s first fully systemised Optimised Runway Delivery (ORD) tool which is set to further improve … More ››

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Estonia’s EANS makes remote tower progress

Estonia’s EANS together with contractor Cybernetica have developed a remote tower at Tartu airport. Validation and testing has now started which will focus on the … More ››

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Heathrow expansion “at the wrong price”: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the UK Transport Select Committee’s endorsement of Heathrow as the right location to expand airport capacity, but warned that the costs could … More ››

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New IAA tower at Dublin Airport to support parallel runway operations within three years

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has started building a new 86.9 metre-high air traffic control (ATC) tower at Dublin Airport, which is required to facilitate … More ››

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ST Engineering, Surbana Jurong, CAPE plan to export next-generation smart airport capabilities

Singapore Technologies Engineering is joining forces with Surbana Jurong and Changi Airport Planners and Engineers (CAPE) to form a consortium of Singapore-based companies to participate … More ››

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Gatwick to trial autonomous shuttle vehicles

Gatwick is to be first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield. The trial is thought to be … More ››

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ADB SAFEGATE equips Hamburg apron

WATM2018 Germany’s fifth largest airport is to introduce Europe’s first-ever Follow the Greens operations where individually controlled green lights guide the pilots safely towards the runway … More ››

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