VIDEO. Perth Airport is a major transit hub that operates 24/7. The airport handles nearly 14 million passengers and 130,000 aircraft movements every year. It is one of the most isolated international airports in the world. Perth can have up to 65 forecasted low visibility days per year. in the past low visibility conditions have led to aircraft diversions. The nearest alternative airports are a minimum of two flying hours away. Airline diversion cost including fuel, transport & accommodation can reach over half a million dollars per diversion. The solution was to upgrade Perth´s main runway from CAT-I to CAT-III rating. Continue reading
Perth airport was seeking to weather proof its airport using the latest technologies to reduce the impact of adverse meteorological conditions on its operations. After a competitive review of the available alternatives Perth Airport chose ADB SAFEGATE to supply the full turnkey CAT-III Airfield Lighting System upgrade including ILCMS and integration with the ANSP’s ATC systems. Continue reading
Since 2006, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) has been incrementally transitioning its airfield lighting from incandescent to light emitting diode (LED) technology. Dave Garrett, the airport authority’s electrical department manager, explains that the switch has several benefits, including energy savings, product longevity and—to a certain degree—reduced maintenance. Continue reading
The Australian Airports Association (AAA) hosts a range of annual events for the airport industry to learn and discuss industry issues impacting their airports. A new event 2018 is the Lighting Workshop and at ADB SAFEGATE we are very proud to be the Facilitator for this May event. The Airfield Lighting Workshop is a unique opportunity for those involved in all aspects of Airfield Ground Lighting to network, address AGL specific topics, and share and present new ideas and practices. Continue reading
Thank you so much for this year! 2018 is approaching fast and promises to be an important and exciting year. As we continue to invest in innovation and highest quality standard products, we will have a series of next generation products and new solutions to introduce to you. Happy holidays, enjoy the end of year celebrations, and we wish all the best to you in the year to come! Continue reading
OMAN. The ACI Airport Exchange in Muscat is a three-day event, assembling hundreds of top executives from the Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world. The event is taking place at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre from 5-7 December 2017. The Middle East is a prime focus for ADB SAFEGATE and on the occasion of the ACI event we share with you an article about the work for Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) – an example of how the philosophy of total integration is helping airports meet growing passenger numbers.
On November 15-16, ADB SAFEGATE is attending ARKAD, the largest career fair in southern Sweden. The annual fair, hosted by TLTH at Lund University attracts around 150 companies and 10,000 students. We are there to meet new talented engineers and maybe the next generation of ADB SAFEGATE experts.
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.
VIDEO. At inter airport Europe 2017 ADB SAFEGATE launched an enhanced Safedock A-VDGS that integrates docking, gate and apron control, surveillance and monitoring systems to improve the efficiency and accuracy of aircraft gate arrival, turnaround and departure. Safedock also helps to enhance apron situational awareness and safety. The system is built on the experience and expertise of ADB SAFEGATE, which has supplied more than 8,000 docking systems worldwide. Continue reading
NEW VIDEO. The Carlyle Group has acquired ADB SAFEGATE. In a new video, our CEO Christian Onselaere explains what this really means for ADB SAFEGATE and our customers. The change of ownership, with its strong financial backing, will help ADB SAFEGATE to achieve its growth goals. These are being pursued by helping airports handle more air traffic with their existing infrastructure through the integration of systems for the airfield, gate and tower.