DIGITAL APRON. Safety on the ground is a top priority for airports and airlines. More than 27,000 ramp incidents and accidents happen each year according to IATA, but did you know that many of these could be prevented with an automated approach to parking aircraft? Safedock A-VDGS and SafeControl Apron Management provide safe and efficient docking at airports worldwide.
PRESS RELEASE. Hamburg Airport is optimizing its apron infrastructure to improve operational efficiency. The airport, has once again, selected ADB SAFEGATE to supply and install its Safedock T1 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and extend the SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) system. This setup will help the airport to improve predictability, minimize turnaround time, and reduce delays.
Sandwiched between two large bodies of water, the peninsula of Florida receives lots of warm, humid air. When combined with sunlight and ocean breezes, it’s the perfect brew for thunderstorms—and operational challenges for airports like Southwest Florida International (RSW) in Fort Myers. RSW recently installed an automated docking system on each of its concourses to mitigate such risks and keep planes moving.
PRESS RELEASE. At inter airport Europe 2019, ADB SAFEGATE will show how airports can transform their performance by integrating and unleashing the power of data. We are bringing together the solutions and partners that will help airports build a more efficient future, one in which intelligent integration and automation will create smarter, more tightly integrated airport processes and systems.
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE is unveiling two new capabilities as part of its Digital Apron initiative, at inter airport Europe 2019. Together, these capabilities offer a fully automated and tightly integrated approach to apron management, increase operational collaboration and heighten situational awareness, efficiency and safety. Safedock X A-VDGS and the new SAM and mobile operator panel are commercially available in 2020. Continue reading
The Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) has made unbelievable progress in the 20 years since it started operations. Today, it is one of the busiest international hubs of mainland China, ranking 9th in terms of passenger traffic globally. The airport is one of the pioneer airports in China to use ADB SAFEGATE Solutions’ technologies. Pudong satellite terminal is now put into operation with 90 ADB SAFEGATE Safedock T1 installed to help operational burden at the airport.
VIDEO. Since installing its first docking system in 1977, ADB SAFEGATE has delivered more than 10,000 Safedock solutions, making it the most widely used A-VDGS at airports around the world. 18 million times each year, or every two seconds, an aircraft is safely docked with a Safedock system. Watch Judith Kruse, Area Sales Manager Gate Solutions, present the new Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System from ADB SAFEGATE, Safedock X. Continue reading
SINGAPORE. ADB SAFEGATE announces Safedock X, an innovative, next generation docking guidance solution designed to bring a new level of safety and efficiency to apron operations. ADB SAFEGATE’s new Safedock X Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) combines new surveillance technologies, modern display capabilities and advanced integration to ensure safe docking in all weather conditions and bring fully automated airport apron management a step closer to reality.
AIRPORT SUCCESS STORY. Automated docking helps mitigate delays and disruption during thunderstorm events at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport by bringing aircraft into the gate and deplaning passengers during periods when the ramp is closed to ground personnel due to lightning. Automation and improved information sharing to streamline gate operations and traffic flow during regular and irregular operations Continue reading
Aiming to improve operational efficiency and safety at Toronto Pearson International Airport has led its operator to choose ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock T1 A-VDGS, or Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System. Carroll McCormick explores Toronto Pearson´s new aircraft docking guidance system Continue reading