Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) recently completed two massive projects to relight and remark its airfield. Almost all of the work occurred simultaneously, from March 2014 to July 2015. Together, the improvements cost the airport about $34 million – with no outside funding.
ADB SAFEGATE was the centre of attention during last week’s AAA National Conference in Hobart, Australia, as they introduced a different side of the company to the Australian aviation industry. This year’s message to the Australian market was unique from previous years, as Safegate decided to present intelligent solutions for the gate, airfield and tower. Continue reading
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.
With the Sustainable Innovation Forum COP21, hosted in Paris, just around the corner, Safegate Group is focusing on leaders in green business practices in the airport industry. Just like any other business, airports have to do their part to decrease their environmental impact. Aviation produces 2% of global CO2 emissions and airports are central actors in balancing the growing demand for air transportation and concerns of local communities on this issue. Aéroports de Paris (ADP) qualifies in more ways than one as a model airport for its commitment to sustainable and environmentally conscious business practices. Safegate Group’s Alexander Herring sat down with Didier Hamon, the General Secretary of ADP, to get insight into ADP’s success and future plans in environmental and sustainable development.
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.
Making airports operate in a greener way has been the leitmotif for airport operators for many years. On one hand, the community demands airports decrease their environmental impact on surrounding neighbourhoods, and on the other hand, communities need well-greased transportation systems to survive and prosper in a globalized world.
Did you know that the world’s population has doubled since 1970? With the rapidly growing global middle class, and expansion in emerging markets such as Latin America and the Middle East, airports are faced with the challenge to meet rising air traffic demands. How can your airport benefit without deteriorating safety and profitability? How can you increase your throughput without compromising passenger experience?
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.
In July, 2015, ADB SAFEGATE proudly opened the doors of our newest office in Istanbul, Turkey. Situated in the main business district of Istanbul, on the European side of the city, this office marks the next step in ADB SAFEGATE’s long and proud history in Turkey.
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.