PRESS RELEASE. ADB SAFEGATE has announced plans to establish a new Center of Innovation, expanding its presence in Gahanna, Ohio, investing $1.5 million and creating 24 new jobs in the area. In addition to accommodating expanded production and warehouse operations, the new Center of Innovation will be utilized as a training facility for North American operations and function as a showcase for customers, suppliers and business partners. Continue reading
Airport Council International’s most recent economic report shows a “58.4% reduction in passengers as compared to 2019” and a “60% reduction in revenues”, resulting in “an unprecedented $104.5 billion reduction in revenue for 2020”. Though some airports claim that sales per passenger “went through the roof” during the pandemic, it cannot save airports from the devastating effect of Covid-19. Airports must find ways to optimize their rigid cost base, to introduce more agile processes and generate new revenue streams. Continue reading
The past decade has seen great, rapid innovation and leaps forward in the airport industry which is sometimes described as slow-moving compared to other sectors of the economy. Despite the great challenges caused by the COVID -19 crisis, some opportunities arise and leave us no choice but to accelerate innovation and focus on what is essential to our business and our industry to get us to the other side and help us all to adapt to a new normal. And now is the time to innovate beyond technology, but transform our commercial models and how we pay for technology. Continue reading
Airports around the world are struggling to build passenger confidence in flying amid global Covid-19 pandemic. New measures, initiative and directives are implemented on a daily basis to make sure that passengers as well as airport and airlines personnel are safe. It is fascinating how much new ideas and technologies emerged within last 6 month affecting every single step of passenger journey. However there are still a space for improvement. In ADB SAFEGATE we developed a solution to avoid crowding around baggage carousels. Continue reading
“If you want something new, you have to stop doing the old”. But that’s easier said than done. As someone who’s fairly new to aviation, I’m excited about the opportunities that airports can utilize to solve major challenges around processes and deliver a better passenger experience. COVID-19 has overwhelmed us all, and it’s time we take advantage of new, better and simpler ways to solve aviation’s critical problems.
VIDEO. Air traffic is growing constantly and airports need to optimize their performance in order to increase efficiency and throughput. Watch the video from inter airport 2019 in Munich where the VP R&D and Product Marketing, Bernard Geldof tells us about the innovations in the ADB SAFEGATE portfolio that will help airports to handle the growth in an optimized way. Continue reading
VIDEO. Welcome again to inter airport 2019! Watch the video where our CEO Christian Onselaere will bring you up to date on what is new at ADB SAFEGATE. Hear how exciting innovations in integrated solutions for airfield ground lighting, apron management, tower applications, services and advanced analytics have created the foundation for a Total Airport Management offering – our vision for the future and the way to help our customers operate their airports in the most efficient way. Continue reading
It’s a fact that most of the glamour generated by the aviation business can be attributed to airlines and their operators. But as industry insiders will agree, the sky-borne aspect of the aviation business is comparatively straightforward. The environment, the costs, the product are all relatively predictable. Airports on the other hand face a myriad of extra challenges including geophysical, environmental, social, regulatory, political, climatic and project management-related.