In June this year Safegate Group and Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport signed a contract to work together towards weather proofing the airport in only 12 months. The objective is being able to land aircraft in low visibility before the winter, and by May 2016 to handle 25 movements per hour. A project as complex as this can easily take 5 years to implement. To to do it in only 12 months’ time is unheard of. Until now! We spoke with Jesper Svensson, General Manager SafePerformance for Safegate Group about how this is possible.
With rising air traffic, airports around the world all share the same challenge: to increase throughput while still maintaining safety and staying cost efficient. Safegate Group will be exhibiting at ACI Airport Exchange, held in Istanbul from 8-10 December, where the theme of the exhibition is “Future Proofing your Airport”. Safegate Group will be presenting just that: how to future proof your airport by doing more, with less. Continue reading
BELGIUM. Runway Safety is a top priority for everyone in aviation but still a significant challenge for all parties. Runway incursions happen every day around the world and every single one is one too many. Safegate Group’s ATM advisor, Bengt Collin, interviewed his former colleague at Eurocontrol in Brussels, about the important and challenging job to coordinate safety improvements within Eurocontrol’s member states.
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.
Cross-silo operation, system integration and benefits from “follow the greens” were on the agenda when Safegate’s Roy Bolwede gave his presentation ”Airports and the ATM System – Where Next?” at the ATC Global Conference 2015 in Dubai. The international air traffic management community was gathered for a three-day seminar and exhibition where each continent and more than one hundred countries were represented.
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.
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.
BARSEBÄCK, SWEDEN. Recently more than 200 air traffic controllers from almost 20 different countries gathered in the south of Sweden at Barsebäck Golf & Country Club, one of Europe’s best and most beautiful golf venues, for the 26th Annual European Controllers Golf Championship (ECGC 2015).