Automation and data analysis applied to flight and resource planning can empower small and medium airports to leverage proportionate benefits and returns. It will require a shift in the way small and medium airports manage and allocate flight planning and resources, but will ultimately generate more returns and cost savings, and allow both airports and airlines to enhance the passenger experience. Continue reading
When COVID-19 struck, air travel almost came to a halt. Countries had to act swiftly and decisively. Strict national lockdowns and stringent travel restrictions combined with the adoption of innovative technologies such as contactless travel helped curb the spread of the pandemic across the world. But many questions linger. Continue reading
The past decade has seen great, rapid innovation and leaps forward in the airport industry which is sometimes described as slow-moving compared to other sectors of the economy. Despite the great challenges caused by the COVID -19 crisis, some opportunities arise and leave us no choice but to accelerate innovation and focus on what is essential to our business and our industry to get us to the other side and help us all to adapt to a new normal. And now is the time to innovate beyond technology, but transform our commercial models and how we pay for technology. Continue reading
Airports around the world are struggling to build passenger confidence in flying amid global Covid-19 pandemic. New measures, initiative and directives are implemented on a daily basis to make sure that passengers as well as airport and airlines personnel are safe. It is fascinating how much new ideas and technologies emerged within last 6 month affecting every single step of passenger journey. However there are still a space for improvement. In ADB SAFEGATE we developed a solution to avoid crowding around baggage carousels. Continue reading
TRENDS. Airport traffic had doubled every 15 years since the 1970s when the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly brought airports around the world to a virtual standstill and COVID-19 continues to have a dramatic impact on the wider aviation ecosystem Continue reading
PRODUCT LAUNCH. ADB SAFEGATE is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned LED Runway End Identification Light (REIL) which is used to provide a visual indication to pilots of the runway threshold during an approach. The company has reduced the size of the flash head for styles A and E to a common PAR56 size flash head with only 12 LEDs, while maintaining industry-leading photometric quality.
From revolutionary theater lighting controls in the 1920s to advanced systems for airport performance in the 2020s, ADB SAFEGATE continues to deliver innovation to make aviation safer, sustainable and more enjoyable for passengers.
VIDEO. Air traffic is growing constantly and airports need to optimize their performance in order to increase efficiency and throughput. Watch the video from inter airport 2019 in Munich where the VP R&D and Product Marketing, Bernard Geldof tells us about the innovations in the ADB SAFEGATE portfolio that will help airports to handle the growth in an optimized way. Continue reading
The Reliance Power HF is part of the ADB SAFEGATE intelligent AGL solution. It has been designed to meet the top priority needs of airports for their lighting installations. The flexible power module system brings multiple benefits for many of the real-life installations that we get involved with every day. Power HF is suitable for existing lighting installations and can support an airport’s ambitions to upgrade to LED for even greater energy savings.
RESEARCH. In 2017, Frost & Sullivan kicked off its “Digital Transformation in Aviation” research initiative, running a series of global airline and airport surveys, aiming to understand the current state and future digital vision of operators. This article presents an overview of the key topics covered in the discussions with airport end-users, complemented by Frost & Sullivan’s own insights from published research reports on airport IT systems and airport landside/airside services.