CHINA. For some time, the Chinese market has been the largest single country market of our A-VDGS solutions, from the more than 8000 units sold worldwide one in eight goes to China. Our latest win is at the PuDong Airport for the Satellite Terminal A-VDGS project. In December 2017, we were awarded a contract to supply, deliver, install, test and commission 89 Safedock T1 A-VDGS and an apron management system. It’s the biggest win ever in terms of value for A-VDGS in China. Continue reading
NEW VIDEO. Why partnering with ADB SAFEGATE? An interview with Senior Vice President, Airports Systems Division & Logistics at SATCO. Saudi Arabian Trading & Construction Co (SATCO) is an expert in Build, Operate and Transfer. It uses a specific business model that is in airport business quite unique and illustrates a shift in the industry where key players redefine their scope and take up a larger ownership and expand their activities from a mere contractor to also a full-fledged design & operational partner of the airport. We interview key customers to better understand their current and future challenges but also the new business models that are being implemented around the world.
The Australian Airports Association (AAA) hosts a range of annual events for the airport industry to learn and discuss industry issues impacting their airports. ADB SAFEGATE´s General Manager Global Airport & ATM Operations Solutions; Roy Bolwede joined the AAA OPS SWAP Forum 2018 in Brisbane, Australia to discuss ‘Redefining the role of technology in operations’ where 180 operational managers participated. Continue reading
NEW DELHI, INDIA. ADB SAFEGATE India, with the support of our local partner in India – AMA Private Limited, organized a workshop and unique seminar in New Delhi, India on May 3-4, 2018. Over a period of two days the seminar was attended by more than 75 highly experienced airport personnel included representatives from every private airport (MIAL, DIAL, BIAL, HIAL and CIAL), from AAI, the Defence, and Larsen & Toubro. Continue reading
ADB SAFEGATE partners with the Port of Seattle to improve gate performance airport wide at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The airport-wide solution supports Port ramp safety initiatives and creates a more efficient gate operation at Sea-Tac now and for the future. ADB SAFEGATE will implement its most advanced Safedock A-VDGS (Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) solution across all gates at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac). (Photo Credit: Courtesy Port of Seattle/Don Wilson) Continue reading
The Middle East is home to many world-class airports, making it a key global aviation hub. The aviation market is forecast to grow by 5 percent and will see an extra 322 million passengers a year on routes to, from and within the region by 2036. A report by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said the total market size will expand to 517 million passengers within 20 years. ADB SAFEGATE has rich experience in Middle East. Connect with our experts at Airport Show in Dubai, May 7-9 – Booth 6470. Continue reading
India’s aviation sector has a lot going for it – favorable demographics, a rising middle class population, high disposable incomes, and rapid economic growth. In 2017, with 117 million domestic passengers and 17.31 percent year-on-year growth, India was ranked the world’s fastest growing domestic travel market. The country is expected to become the world’s third largest aviation market by 2026 and the largest by 2030.
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