Calgary International Airport (YYC), one of Canada’s busiest airports, opened a new state-of-the-art terminal on October 31, 2016. Passenger volumes have nearly doubled at YYC from 8 million in 2000 to over 15.4 million in 2015, and the new addition makes future growth possible. The new five-level facility which is primarily for U.S. and international-destined traffic, was the final phase of an over $2 billion expansion project that included a new runway which opened in 2014. With the completion of this expansion project, YYC is positioned for even more growth. Continue reading
Stephane Dubuisson is the Chairman of the EUROCONTROL A-SMGCS Task Force that is producing a specification document on A-SMGCS Airport Surveillance, Airport Safety Support and now also the new A-SMGCS services on routing and guidance. Our ATC Operational Advisor, Bengt Collin had a talk with him to find out more about the interesting work he does.
A Giant is rising at Daxing. The new airport in Beijing is planned for completion in May 2019 and will start trial operations late that year, according to China Daily. Olivier Berger, CEO of ADP INGENIERIE, subsidiary of the GROUPE ADP, discussed key challenges and design consideration of this giant project with Martin Lamprecht of Momberger Airport Information.
It was an exciting week in Canberra at Australia’s biggest annual aviation conference and exhibition, the Australian Airports Association National Conference. Participating in the event, ADB SAFEGATE exhibited solutions to optimize airport performance and get the best result for maximum value when working in airfield projects. On the final day of the conference, I spoke about what airport stakeholders can do to challenge their current procurement process in order to ensure that they end up with a solution that will address their current and future problems. Continue reading
Last year, passenger numbers were the highest on record, breaking the 250 million mark for the first time in the U.K. With the aviation industry growing rapidly, there are new airport stories to be told all the time. At the Airport Matters 2016 – AOA Annual Conference in London, one of the projects highlighted is a film presenting the Integrated Tower Solution Project where Birmingham Airport and ADB SAFEGATE work together to enhance Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM).
On November 16-17, 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.
Azul PR, long-time agent for ADB SAFEGATE, recently opened a new office in one of the most important commercial districts in Mexico City. Christian Onselaere, CEO of ADB SAFEGATE, and Joe Pokoj, CEO Americas, were on hand to celebrate the opening with Pablo Ramos, Director General of Azul PR, and his team.
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.
Australia’s biggest annual aviation conference and exhibition – the Australian Airports Association National Conference will be held at the National Convention Centre in Canberra from November 21 to 25, 2016. Participating in the event, ADB SAFEGATE will exhibit solutions to optimize airport performance and get the best result for maximum value when working in airfield projects.