VIDEO. Airfield lighting at an airport today is shifting towards more intelligence within the light fixtures themselves. Watch our global product managers Andreas Wirandi and Tom Werdefroy explain airfield intelligence in this video.
The air transport industry has promoted the idea of seamless travel for many years. IATA’s vision for its current Fast Travel program is that 80% of passengers be offered a complete suite of self-service options based on industry standards. What does this really mean for the passengers? Matthys Serfontein, Vice President, Airport Solutions, SITA, shares facts about Airport IT Trends and thoughts about what seamless travel will really mean for passengers. Continue reading
UPDATE. In a two-part article series, ADB SAFEGATE’s global ATM advisor, Stephen O’Flynn, explains Follow the Greens. In this first article, Stephen gives us the current state of the Follow the Greens validation and shares some results from the Fraport report. In his next article, Stephen discusses why airports need to develop a roadmap for Follow the Greens.
In a two-part article series, ADB SAFEGATE’s global ATM advisor, Stephen O’Flynn, explains Follow the Greens. In this second article, Stephen discusses why airports need to develop a roadmap for Follow the Greens (FTG).
Last week at the Optics & Photonics conference, ADB SAFEGATE received Photonic Sweden’s award for the Best Optics and Photonics Company, 2016. Alexander Strandberg, Product Engineering Manager at ADB SAFEGATE, had the honor of collecting the award.
Climate change is a challenge the entire world must face with ambition and drive, and the aviation industry is no exception. At the 39th ICAO Assembly in Montreal, the world’s governments are meeting from September 27 to October 7 to discuss the agreement on the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.
On the occasion of the 2016 ACI-NA/World Annual Conference/World Annual General Assembly in Montreal and the organization’s 25th anniversary, Martin Lamprecht, Publisher & Managing Editor and also our guest blogger from Momberger Airport Information interviews Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World about Customer Service, Sustainability, Safety, Regulation and Cooperation.
Tom Duffy, from the ADB Safegate Americas’ team has been elected to serve on the Airports Council International World Business Partners Advisory Board. His term began on July 1 and runs through the end of 2018.
The market trend towards modernizing ATCO working positions through ATC system and display integration is a growing topic in the industry. With multiple numbers of screens, mimic panels and other input devices cluttering and even complicating their work, the air traffic controllers are forced to create a mental image of the total situation on the airfield, despite the multitude of tools on the Air Traffic Control (ATC) console. Today, the market is realizing there is a better way that has significant advantages. Continue reading
The positive impact aviation has on the global economy, social diversity and human development is truly staggering and could be seen as the main grease for global development. It also means that as a truly global industry we have to aspire, and have a clear ambition, towards reducing our environmental footprint and creating a low carbon pathway towards sustainable growth. Sustainable practices and technology advances are the two main ingredients in an upwards spiral that maintain the positive trend towards sustainable growth.