CHINA. Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the largest hub airport in East China. In the past 23 years, ADB SAFEGATE has had close cooperation with Pudong Airport from airfield, gate and airport systems business. On September 15, 2022, ADB SAFEGATE signed a two-year A-VDGS service contract, which is our largest in China. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the first to add ADB SAFEGATE’s latest advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) – the Safedock FleX. The airport has ordered 42 Safedock FleX systems to replace older A-VDGS on Terminal B gates, as part of an airport-wide technology refresh aimed at improving operational performance and the passenger experience. Continue reading
CHINA. On June 27, 2022, Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (Tianfu Airport) celebrated its “first birthday”. After three flight planning seasons, the number of airlines operating at the airport has reached 32, and the average number of daily flights has increased significantly. ADB SAFEGATE has actively participated in the construction of Tianfu Airport, providing the Airfield Lighting Control and Monitoring System, more than 18,000 Light Monitor and Switch units and 98 Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems. (Image Source: Xinhua News Agency) Continue reading
Aircraft are vulnerable to damage caused by the vehicles that service them on the ramp coming into contact with them – an increasingly expensive (and potentially very dangerous) occurrence, as more and more aircraft are made of easily damaged composite materials. Technology is helping to reduce such incidents, while proper training and consistent standards are also essential. Megan Ramsay reports Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE’s latest A-VDGS product, Safedock FleX, introduces a new, flexible approach that gives users complete control over desired A-VDGS functionality to match their unique needs and budgets. Customers choose from proven Safedock A-VDGS advancements, making this modular product a cost-effective and exciting addition. With more than 12,000 Safedock A-VDGS on six continents, ADB SAFEGATE has continued their legacy of intelligent docking solutions with the new Safedock FleX. Continue reading
At ADB SAFEGATE we are proud to announce the commercial release of a new member of the Safedock family – Safedock FleX. It is a new generation A-VDGS designed with safety and availability in mind. Together with our SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) software, Safedock FleX supports intelligent apron management for safe, fast and predictable aircraft turns. Continue reading
What happens on the apron impacts everything at the airport — from safety and security to on-time departures and customer experience. Airport World, the official magazine of the Airports Council International (ACI), recently published an article about ADB SAFEGATE’s Digital Apron solution. The article explains how advanced technologies including fully-automated aircraft docking, data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and real-time video surveillance can provide the information needed to transform airport operations.
PRESS RELEASE. The Chicago Department of Aviation is installing ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) to manage complex gate layouts and ensure safe and precise aircraft parking on Terminal 5 gates at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). The deal comes amid a large-scale expansion project at Terminal 5, aimed at improving efficiency and reducing delays.
TRAINING. The ADB SAFEGATE Training Academy is starting 2022 with a renewed portfolio of training. We are delighted to offer in-person classroom training sessions on our airfield lighting (AGL) and advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) products and procedures. Of course, our in-person training offer is only the tip of the iceberg – we have an increasing number of online courses available 24/7! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. iGA Istanbul Airport has added ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock T1 advanced visual docking guidance systems (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) system to support automated docking of aircraft in all weather conditions and improve parking accuracy. With the integrated solution the airport can share accurate real-time flight and turn information to achieve safer, smoother and more efficient turnaround and apron operations. Continue reading