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. Dublin Airport, Ireland’s busiest airport, is expanding its infrastructure and adding new technologies to support passenger growth. The airport has chosen ADB SAFEGATE to provide its Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS). The company will also link its SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) to support Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) on the apron. With this, Dublin Airport will be able to increase efficiency at every stage of the turnaround process, reduce delays and unnecessary fuel burn, and better utilize resources.
With the third new runway, Russia’s busiest airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO), allows to increase its capacity from 60 to 65 flights per hour to something close to 90. At ADB SAFEGATE we are proud to have contributed to the improved airport performance through the commissioning of the complete set of Airfield Lighting.
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 INTERVIEW. ADB SAFEGATE has a strong presence at the new Beijing Daxing International Airport in China where we cover the whole Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) and GATE portfolio. In this video, ADB SAFEGATE´s project manager in China, Zeng Zhiming guides us through the airport project. Continue reading
The Moroccan Airports Authority, Office National Des Aeroports (ONDA), is driving a major transformation of its IT systems to better support passenger growth. The airport operator has partnered with ADB SAFEGATE Airport Systems to deploy one of the largest implementations of airport operational solutions at 22 of its airports. This will translate to better turnaround time for Europe-Africa airport hubs like Casablanca. Large airports like Marrakesh, Nador and Rabat will be able to better use their resources. Overall, all of the airports will gain an accurate, real-time view of operations so airport stakeholders can take better decisions faster. Continue reading
BRISBANE. As part of the Existing Runway Stop Bars Project, Brisbane Airport Corporation required the installation of 93 new Stopbar related light fittings in the recent March closure. To support this goal ADBSAFEGATE brought a large team of experienced Airfield Lighting Technicians to complete the task.
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
When working 24×7, every second counts and that’s why the right support and solutions are needed to shorten time to gate, to reduce downtime and to keep flight delays to a minimum. In other words – to make the most of every second. Thank you Liege Airport and @Jean-Luc Deru for sharing this video to illustrate where the action’s at.
With an expanding portfolio which now includes runway lighting, docking guidance and control tower systems and other state-of-the-art technologies, ADB SAFEGATE has become a key partner for airports on this continent. One such airport is Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan for which Gilles Darriau, General Director of AERIA, and Alexander Herring, Regional Sales Director Africa and Managing Director ADB SAFEGATE South Africa, have great ambitions. What are these ambitions and how can they be achieved? An interview with two people who are passionate about the industry.