New Features information at Airport Technology New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Airport Technology Giving a voice to the UK’s regional airports The UK’s regional airports are fundamental to the economy; aviation is about more than just London and Heathrow. That was the message that came loud and clear from industry reps in Birmingham. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:06:00 GMT March's top stories: Deal signed to merge SAXFRA, SEAFRA airspaces, Approval for $5.5bn LAMP at LAX Five ANSPs sign agreement to merge SAXFRA and SEAFRA airspaces, and Los Angeles CPC recommends approval for $5.5bn LAMP project at LAX. wraps up the key headlines from March, 2017. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airport Industry Review: Issue 22 In this issue: A new ATC for Europe, lie detection robotic kiosks, a first look at the Navya autonomous shuttle, JFK Airport’s upgrade, addressing mental health issues among pilots, Southend’s new routes, and more. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:50:00 GMT Florida airport security: are more guns the answer? The deadly mass shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in January has emboldened calls by pro-gun Florida politicians to allow concealed-carry weapons for citizens in unsecured parts of the state’s airports for self-defe… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Breathing new life into abandoned airports Once the flurry of planes and passengers dies down, airports sometimes slip into disrepair, serving as chilling reminders of financial ruin. However, with a bit of imagination and investment, the bleak remains can be turned into social or conservatio… Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:47:00 GMT Turbulence ahead: debating noise levels for an expanded Heathrow Opponents of a third runway at Heathrow are adamant that the airport cannot expand and at the same time meet limits on pollution. It is, they claim, disingenuous to state otherwise – expansion, in their eyes, means worsening air quality and more nois… Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:11:00 GMT Southend Airport: 2017 as a stepping stone Southend Airport, London’s smallest air hub, is set to open twelve new European routes in May, introducing flights to Milan, Prague, Venice and other premier destinations on the continent. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT 4-Flight: a new ATC for Europe An EU initiative designed in response to spiralling air traffic volumes in Europe has delivered its first operational system in France. 4-FLIGHT, part of the decade-old SESAR programme, is currently undergoing testing at the Marseilles pilot centre, … Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Robotic detection: a new approach for airport security? A San Diego State University professor has developed a robotic kiosk that could help detect travellers with hostile intentions. Could this be the next wave of airport security? Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMT February's top stories: Laser attacks on aircraft still ‘dangerously high’, HKIA’s three-runway system project BALPA says laser attacks on aircraft still ‘dangerously high’, and Aconex to design and develop the HK$141.5bn ($18.23bn) three-runway system (3RS) project at HKIA. wraps up the key headlines from February 2017. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Keflavik Airport: bringing the Northern Lights in-house In 2016, Keflavik welcomed almost seven million passengers. However, those passing through this year will witness something never before seen at the Icelandic airport. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:49:00 GMT Addressing mental health issues among pilots Hundreds of commercial airline pilots currently flying may be clinically depressed, a study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found. The new findings, published a year and a half after the tragic Germanwings crash, signal the nee… Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Secret Gallery: Vienna Airport celebrates Austrian culture A new project at Vienna’s International Airport mixes contemporary illustration with traditional motifs in a clash of colour that’s bound to impress incoming passengers. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:27:00 GMT January's top stories: JFK's $10bn transformation, NY & NJ approves $32bn draft plan John F Kennedy International Airport to undergo $10bn transformation, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has issued a $32bn draft Capital Plan. wraps up the key headlines from January 2017. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airport Industry Review: Issue 21 In this issue: A new system to track drone movements, updating airport security, transporting pharma products by air, Incheon Airport’s expansion, the challenge of recycling commercial aircraft, and more. Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:46:00 GMT Drone watch: integrating UAV movements into air traffic control The issues that rogue drones cause for air traffic control are well documented. But, can current systems be rewired to track drone movements and prevent disaster? Airborne Concept and Egis believe they have the answer, and have demonstrated the visua… Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gatwick Airport: turning waste into energy In November last year, operations began on Gatwick Airport’s pioneering waste processing and biomass generation facility, making it the only airport in the world that can dispose of Category 1 waste – deemed the most hazardous – on site. Rod James ta… Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT Incheon Airport's Terminal 2 project: in photos Incheon Airport broke ground in 2013 on a $2.5bn expansion project, creating a new terminal that will effectively double its size. For an airport that is already considered one of the world's finest, what improvements are in store? Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT Airport security in the digital age Airport security has grown to encompass more than crude metal detectors and pat downs. Digital Barriers is working with airports worldwide on a new form of safety. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:00:00 GMT Aircraft recycling: up to the challenge The safe and responsible recycling of commercial aircraft is one of the main challenges facing the global aviation industry. With around 12,000 commercial aircraft to be decommissioned over the next 20 years, manufacturers and operators are working t… Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT