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
WHITE PAPER. Post pandemic airport recovery depends on how airports and airlines can tackle volatility in an affordable way, without sacrificing safety and efficiency. In a white paper titled The Elastic Apron, which ADB SAFEGATE’s Thorben Burghardt recently co-authored with Michael McElvaney from Jacobs, we explore the concept of operational elasticity and how it can aid airport recovery.
EVENT. The annual ADB SAFEGATE UK & Ireland Aviation Summit took place virtually this year on June 9, 2021. Under the theme “Transformation: Let’s Make It Work”, the Summit looked at how the aviation industry can meet current and upcoming challenges with new solutions and innovative approaches. Here we share one of the video recorded presentations from the Summit that introduces the new concept of operational elasticity.
PRESS RELEASE. A new concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport includes ADB SAFEGATE’s gate solutions delivered by AERO BridgeWorks. The 14-gate concourse is a key element of the airport’s Project Journey construction program. The new gates are operated by American Airlines and feature ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management. With this automated system, pilots can park aircraft precisely and safely, even in adverse weather conditions.
The baggage collection hall has long been a bottleneck, with passengers jostling to be at the front of the carousel crowds and the first to retrieve their luggage. However, coronavirus has signaled an end to travelers rubbing shoulders with one another, and the baggage hall is now subject to the same social distancing rules as the rest of the airport. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), which operates Orlando International Airport (MCO), has chosen AERO BridgeWorks to deliver a turnkey project for the airport’s new South Terminal, specifying ADB SAFEGATE’s Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management. The GOAA chose the automated solution to help ensure a safe and efficient ramp and support the common-use gate environment at the new terminal.
ADB SAFEGATE Training Academy organizes a 4-day Virtual Instructor-Led Training focusing on our SAFEDOCK X, T1 and T2. During this session on March 15-18 we will cover the product features, the installation, operation, preventive and corrective maintenance of our SAFEDOCK units. Have a look at the A-VDGS VILT details, we look forward to welcoming you onboard this ‘Journey of Learning’ flight. Book your seat to discuss with our A-VDGS experts!
PRESS RELEASE. Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management will help streamline apron operations at the new Salt Lake City International Airport. The new airport, which opened Phase I in September and October 2020, was designed to reduce taxi times and aircraft idling. The ADB SAFEGATE solution will support airlines with safe, precise automated docking and a more efficient apron operation. Continue reading
As part of a special report on information technology, Airport World, the official magazine of the Airports Council International (ACI), published an article written by ADB SAFEGATE’s Thorben Burghardt on closing the data gaps to automate airport operations. The article looks at how data has become the new integration layer for applications of multiple vendors.
Recently Ground Support Worldwide published an article written by Josh Smith about how ADB SAFEGATE´s SafeControl Management System uses real-time intelligence to optimize operations on the ramp. In a data-driven world, more information provides opportunities to be efficient. ADB SAFEGATE is helping deliver key information to ground personel while keeping them connected with airport and airline officials for improved operations on the ramp.