In the aviation industry staying abreast of the latest developments is imperative. ADB SAFEGATE’s series of specially designed dedicated training packages aim to improve and sustain the competence of airport staff, helping them perform their jobs better as well as reach their competency development and career advancement goals. Make sure to stay ahead of the learning curve in 2017. Apply for one of our courses in gate, airfield or ATC. Continue reading
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
If the White House can do it. So can we! During a 2-day action packed gathering in Lisbon, Portugal last week, leaders from around the globe participated in a Mannequin Challenge during one of the breaks… Lots of laughter and pretty good for only 1 take. Or what do you think? 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).
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