When looking to boost operational efficiency and safety through automation, the GTAA needed a gate solution with more advanced functionality and integration capabilities to support collaborative decision making on the apron. After a competitive review of the latest technologies, the GTAA once again turned to ADB SAFEGATE to deploy its latest Safedock T1 advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) integration solution. Continue reading
To add much needed capacity and relieve congestion, LaGuardia Airport (LGA) will soon have a new, modern Central Terminal B designed and constructed in partnership with Skanska Walsh Joint Venture (SWJV). SWJV selected ADB SAFEGATE to deploy its state-of-the-art Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) solution to ramp up gate operations at the new terminal. Continue reading
TAIWAN. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is the most important gateway into Taiwan and its air traffic is increasing at a rapid rate. To meet demand and enable the airport to emerge as a state-of-the-art hub for the region, the airport is raising its airport accreditation rating from Category II to III and has recently embarked on a large-scale project to upgrade its entire airside with an Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) solution from ADB SAFEGATE.
Fraport Greece operates the major airports in Greece as per a concession agreement it has with the government. While Fraport Greece offers a full range of integrated airport management services it was searching for a reliable airfield ground lighting (AGL) maintenance partner. With a large share of the installed equipment at these airports being from ADB SAFEGATE, Redex homed in on the group as long-term service partner for Fraport’s 14 airports in Greece.
ADDIS ABABA. Ethiopia not only plays a strategic role for Africa’s aviation sector, but because of its location, it serves as a cross road between Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Addis Ababa Bole Airport is important to Ethiopia’s industry sector, mainly for the export of perishable goods, for which Bole Airport has improved its cargo infrastructure, and also increasingly for tourism. Both are main pillars for the fast growing economy of Ethiopia. Ethiopia has big plans for its airports. And, it is no secret that the land-locked Ethiopia has big plans to turn itself into Africa’s chief aviation hub.
Goma International Airport (GOM) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a strategic airport used by MONUSCO, a United Nations mission for peacekeeping in the region. Since the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in 2002 when the airport was overrun with lava, operations had become very limited. To upgrade GOM with efficient airfield ground lighting (AGL) systems and optimize operations MONUSCO selected ADB SAFEGATE. Continue reading
King Khalid International Airport (KKIA), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is one of the busiest airports in the Middle East but the airport has faced many operational challenges where irregularity in operations and coordination has been affecting the entire airport ecosystem and translated to excessive operational costs. ADB SAFEGATE is now signing a € 5.50m deal to help improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of apron operations at the airport. Continue reading
Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) chose ADB SAFEGATE to upgrade the Tamale Airport with efficient CAT II LED airfield ground lighting (AGL). The airport was in dire need of an upgrade as the existing narrow runway did not support night operations. The upgrade will help accelerate growth and development of the region, setting it up as an economic hub.
Denver International Airport recently began installing LED apron floodlighting from ADB SAFEGATE. The new LED floodlights provide a 50% energy reduction and dramatically reduce light pollution to improve visibility and security on the apron.
Since its first Safedock A-VDGS installation in 2007, American Airlines has appreciated the benefits in cost savings, efficiency and improved customer experience because of the system’s ability to significantly minimize delays during irregular operating conditions. Today, American Airlines uses Safedock docking guidance systems on nearly 400 gates at its largest U.S. hub airports in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, Miami and New York (JFK), and is expanding the technology to other focus markets. Continue reading