LAHORE, PAKISTAN. Just in time for the upcoming foggy winter season when normally around 1000 flights are affected by diversions and delay, Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport is being weather proofed in a project that will increase capacity by five times during low visibility. The project will be done in only 12 months’ time, and key to the fast execution is a holistic view on the airport’s expansion, and an airport knowledgeable enough to think outside the box.
On November 11-12, ADB SAFEGATE will be participating in ARKAD, the largest careers fair in southern Sweden. Hosted by Lund University (LTH), this will be the third time Safegate has exhibited at the annual fair, which attracts around 150 companies and 10,000 students. In an interview with ADBSAFEGATE Reporter, ADB SAFEGATE Product Specialist, Malin Reinholds, a recent graduate from LTH, explained that ADB SAFEGATE values participation in fairs of this nature as they highlight the talent of the next generation of potential ADB SAFEGATE experts.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) recently completed two massive projects to relight and remark its airfield. Almost all of the work occurred simultaneously, from March 2014 to July 2015. Together, the improvements cost the airport about $34 million – with no outside funding.
ADB SAFEGATE was the centre of attention during last week’s AAA National Conference in Hobart, Australia, as they introduced a different side of the company to the Australian aviation industry. This year’s message to the Australian market was unique from previous years, as Safegate decided to present intelligent solutions for the gate, airfield and tower. Continue reading
The aviation industry is changing, and ADB SAFEGATE is changing with it. For the airport industry to take advantage of the opportunities arising, they need access to the latest information about solutions, aviation trends, new technology and more. ADB SAFEGATE recognises this need.
Did you know that the world’s population has doubled since 1970? With the rapidly growing global middle class, and expansion in emerging markets such as Latin America and the Middle East, airports are faced with the challenge to meet rising air traffic demands. How can your airport benefit without deteriorating safety and profitability? How can you increase your throughput without compromising passenger experience?
ADB SAFEGATE has been participating at Inter Airport Europe for many years. The 2015 event will take place on October 6-9. The Munich Trade Fair Centre will open the doors for the 20th anniversary edition of the event, renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the airport industry.
Chicago’s first dedicated rotorcraft landing area officially opened on April 30 on the Chicago West Side. Nearly a decade in the making, Vertiport Chicago is said to be the largest vertical aircraft takeoff and landing facility of its kind in North America. The private facility offers a landing area for corporate helicopters, executive charters, sightseeing, emergency medical response traffic and police and fire department aircraft.
Ensuring operational availability without compromising on airfield safety – this is the dilemma that most airports face today. Airfield maintenance plays a crucial role in ensuring both availability and safety, and while most airports already have processes, people and systems in place for maintenance, there is always room for improvement. We interviewed Niels Burez after he presented a paper at 2014 IES-ALC Annual Aviation Lighting Conference. Continue reading