ADB SAFEGATE’ challenged the airport industry to see low current airfield lighting systems as key to unlocking operational value and performance, not just a power-saving technology at the recent Airfield Pavements and Lighting Forum in Sydney, Australia. ADB SAFEGATE’s Australian office was pleased to contribute to this event at one of the Australian Airport Association’s (AAA) annual forums.
The 15th edition of Airport Show 2015 took place May 10-12 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The show is the largest annual airport exhibition in the world with over 250 companies exhibiting and representatives from all over the world.
The Airport Show at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) is one of the world’s largest annual airport events, and is expected to gather 7,000 aviation professionals this year at the 15th edition. 275 exhibitors from 40 different countries will meet to showcase the latest technologies and emerging trends. The three-day event is a platform for networking with key decision-makers, and getting first-hand knowledge about the US$100 billion regional airport expansion and modernization programs.
Airfield lighting (also known as airfield ground lighting) has come a long way since its beginnings in the 1940s during the rigors of war-time. Considering the increasing demands on the aviation industry today, what would pilots, airports and passengers have done had they been limited to flying only during daylight? Air traffic demand is rising and will double within 15 years, just as it has done since the 1970s. Airfield lighting has played a significant part in enabling the growth of the aviation industry that has revolutionized how we travel, work and enjoy our leisure time.
How do you increase safety and situational awareness across operational borders at your airport? What do you do to reduce Air Traffic Control (ATC) workload and minimize the risk of human error caused by poor surveillance coverage in and around the gate and apron areas? Do you utilize existing data and technology at the gate to provide surveillance gap filler functionality to the airport ATC surveillance system? ADB SAFEGATE’s Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (Safedock A-VDGS) is an example of a technology that helps secure time performance and provides operational benefits in an airport cross-silo environment.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport recently completed an airfield electrical rehabilitation. These works included replacement of in-ground infrastructure, cable and airfield lighting, as well as improvements and reconfiguration of the airfield light control and monitoring system (ALCMS). Continue reading
As result of an airport expansion project, Kuwait International Airport (KWI), plans to boost the airport’s facility’s capacity from current seven million passengers to 13 million in 2016 and in 2025 the capacity is predicted to 25 million passengers. Continue reading
ADB SAFEGATE’s solutions for gate, airfield and tower are present in more than 1200 airports across the world. At the World ATM Congress in Madrid 2015, focus is on the tower and efficient cross-silo solutions to help airports to unlock hidden potential for throughput and ease the workload for ATC. Did you know that ADB SAFEGATE’s tower solutions are proven in 263 airports across the world? Check out the infographic below to see if we’re in your country.
Estonian Air Navigation Services (EANS) have chosen to continue their close cooperation with ADB SAFEGATE. The upcoming project will expand on their tower solutions with the installment of the DMAN Departure Management Solution, part of the SafeControl ATM Suite.