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
NEW VIDEO. The airport apron is a busy space where aircraft, vehicles and people are in constant motion in all types of weather. The complexity of coordinating multiple activities and the lack of predictability can compromise safety, efficiency and performance. Parking delays are frustrating for passengers and costly and disruptive for business. Watch this new video to see how ADB SAFEGATE is changing the way airports and airlines are operating at the gate. Continue reading
Calgary International Airport (YYC), one of Canada’s busiest airports, opened a new state-of-the-art terminal on October 31, 2016. Passenger volumes have nearly doubled at YYC from 8 million in 2000 to over 15.4 million in 2015, and the new addition makes future growth possible. The new five-level facility which is primarily for U.S. and international-destined traffic, was the final phase of an over $2 billion expansion project that included a new runway which opened in 2014. With the completion of this expansion project, YYC is positioned for even more growth. Continue reading
DUBAI. Air traffic management and airport performance have been on the aviation sector agenda for a long time. We all have our own stories about where we have been affected by lack of performance causing hotspots or congestion, and resulting in a delay or even cancellation of our flight.
How do you increase safety and situational awareness across operational borders at your airport? What do you do to reduce Air Traffic Control (ATC) workload and minimize the risk of human error caused by poor surveillance coverage in and around the gate and apron areas? Do you utilize existing data and technology at the gate to provide surveillance gap filler functionality to the airport ATC surveillance system? ADB SAFEGATE’s Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (Safedock A-VDGS) is an example of a technology that helps secure time performance and provides operational benefits in an airport cross-silo environment.
As result of an airport expansion project, Kuwait International Airport (KWI), plans to boost the airport’s facility’s capacity from current seven million passengers to 13 million in 2016 and in 2025 the capacity is predicted to 25 million passengers. Continue reading
SULTANATE OF OMAN. Safegate Group was successfully awarded prestigious international airport projects in Oman; Salalah International Airport and the largest airport in the Sultanate, Muscat International Airport. The $1.8 billion development project is the largest project ever to be undertaken in Oman’s history and was initiated by the government to improve the Sultanate’s airport capacity to meet expected tourism expansion.
ADB SAFEGATE is committed to ongoing R&D of our portfolio. The Safegate team is dedicated to maintaining high quality solutions for the benefit of our customers. In today’s competitive and growing aviation industry, everyday operations should not be threatened by adverse weather conditions, especially in maintaining throughput. Safegate Group understands the operational challenges our customers face and is answering their needs throughout our portfolio offering. Safedock® ensures aircraft docking is safe and smooth in a variety of adverse weather conditions.
A-VDGS systems have rapidly become the standard in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and the concept is gaining momentum in the US. With 181 of its mainline gates now equipped with the Safedock system, American Airlines has become ADB SAFEGATE’s largest U.S. customer as well as an important strategic partner by driving innovation to better serve the needs of U.S. airlines and airports. Continue reading