New News information at Airport Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.airport-technology.com http://www.airport-technology.com/ en-us http://www.airport-technology.com/ New News information at Airport Technology http://www.airport-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Munich Center uses UFA’s ATVoice system to train air traffic controllers http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmunich-center-uses-ufas-atvoice-system-to-train-air-traffic-controllers-5769131 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmunich-center-uses-ufas-atvoice-system-to-train-air-traffic-controllers-5769131 Munich Center has used US-based company UFA’s ATVoice voice recognition-enabled simulations to train more than 400 air traffic controllers. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT SITA Airfare Insight technology to offer competitive airfares to EgyptAir passengers http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newssita-airfare-insight-technology-to-offer-competitive-airfares-to-egyptair-passengers-5769640 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newssita-airfare-insight-technology-to-offer-competitive-airfares-to-egyptair-passengers-5769640 Egypt’s flag carrier EgyptAir has implemented SITA’s Airfare Insight technology, which will allow the airline to make quick and timely changes to its fare pricing. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ATCA urges US Congress to fund FAA’s contract tower programme http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsatca-urges-congress-to-fund-us-faas-contract-tower-programme-5768681 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsatca-urges-congress-to-fund-us-faas-contract-tower-programme-5768681 The US Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) has urged Congress to fully fund the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) contract tower programme. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT US and UK ban electronic devices in carry-on luggage onboard aircraft http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsus-government-bans-electronic-devices-in-carry-on-baggage-on-airlines-from-ten-airports-5768159 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsus-government-bans-electronic-devices-in-carry-on-baggage-on-airlines-from-ten-airports-5768159 The US Government has banned passengers from carrying electronic devices in their cabin baggage on certain airlines coming from countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK NATS and Ireland's IAA collaborate to reduce aircraft delays and fuel consumption http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnats-iaa-collaborate-to-reduce-aircraft-delays-and-fuel-burn-5768640 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnats-iaa-collaborate-to-reduce-aircraft-delays-and-fuel-burn-5768640 UK’s air navigation service provider (ANSP) NATS and Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have collaborated to implement a modern system to help reduce aircraft delays and fuel consumption. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Finavia to incorporate its air navigation services into new company ANS Finland http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfinavia-sets-up-independent-company-for-finlands-air-navigation-services-5767492 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfinavia-sets-up-independent-company-for-finlands-air-navigation-services-5767492 Finland-based company Finavia has revealed plans to incorporate its air navigation services into a new company, Air Navigation Services Oy (ANS Finland). Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fraport wins rights to operate Brazil’s Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfraport-wins-bid-to-operate-two-airports-in-brazil-5767565 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfraport-wins-bid-to-operate-two-airports-in-brazil-5767565 German airport operator Fraport has won concessions to operate Fortaleza International Airport and Porto Alegre Airport in Brazil. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT New study shows rise in Indianapolis airport’s contribution to local economy http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-shows-rise-in-indianapolis-airports-impact-on-local-economy-5766599 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-shows-rise-in-indianapolis-airports-impact-on-local-economy-5766599 The latest economic impact study released by the Indianapolis Airport Authority has revealed that Indianapolis International Airport in Indiana, US, has significantly increased its economic power since 2012. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT SITA forms Secure Journeys Working Group to ensure safe travel at US airports http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newssita-sets-up-secure-journeys-working-group-to-ensure-safe-travel-at-us-airports-5766548 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newssita-sets-up-secure-journeys-working-group-to-ensure-safe-travel-at-us-airports-5766548 Global information technology (IT) provider SITA has launched a new initiative, in a bid to ensure a secure and efficient passenger experience at US airports. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bermuda achieves financial close on L.F. Wade Airport redevelopment project http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newslf-wade-international-airport-reaches-financial-close-on-redevelopment-project-5766503 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newslf-wade-international-airport-reaches-financial-close-on-redevelopment-project-5766503 The Government of Bermuda has reached the commercial and financial close on the redevelopment project at the L.F. Wade International Airport in the British island territory. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT FAA deploys Data Comm technology at five airports in New York, US http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfaa-deploys-data-comm-technology-at-five-us-airports-5765403 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfaa-deploys-data-comm-technology-at-five-us-airports-5765403 The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has implemented the new NextGen technology, Data Comm, at five airports in New York, US. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Transport Canada introduces new safety rules for use of recreational drones http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsiata-welcomes-transport-canadas-plan-to-implement-new-drone-safety-rules-around-airports-5765281 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsiata-welcomes-transport-canadas-plan-to-implement-new-drone-safety-rules-around-airports-5765281 Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has introduced new safety rules that will govern the use of recreational drones around airports and other high-risk areas. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: ADP Ingenierie, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems, Park Air Systems http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-adp-ingnierie-ultra-electronics-airport-systems-park-air-systems-5764368 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-adp-ingnierie-ultra-electronics-airport-systems-park-air-systems-5764368 ADP Ingenierie has secured a contract from Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MoTT) to design a new air traffic control (ATC) centre at Bahrain International Airport. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Rockwell Collins deploys first touchless bag drop at London Luton Airport http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-deploys-self-service-solutions-at-luton-airport-in-london-5765173 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-deploys-self-service-solutions-at-luton-airport-in-london-5765173 Rockwell Collins has deployed the touchless T-Series bag drop at London Luton Airport to streamline and simplify the baggage check-in process. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Munich Airport receives ‘Best Airport in Europe’ title for tenth time http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmunich-airport-receives-best-airport-in-europe-title-for-tenth-consecutive-time-5765545 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmunich-airport-receives-best-airport-in-europe-title-for-tenth-consecutive-time-5765545 Germany’s Munich Airport has been awarded the ‘Best Airport in Europe’ title in the World Airport Awards for the tenth time in the last 12 years. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mercator launches Intelligent Cargo Ecosystem to upgrade air freight management http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmercator-launches-intelligent-cargo-ecosystem-to-upgrade-air-freight-management-5765483 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsmercator-launches-intelligent-cargo-ecosystem-to-upgrade-air-freight-management-5765483 Mercator has launched the first open API platform, Intelligent Cargo Ecosystem, to enable cargo carriers to improve air freight management and ground handling. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trump proposes privatisation of air traffic control operations http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newstrump-proposes-privatisation-of-air-traffic-control-operations-5764735 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newstrump-proposes-privatisation-of-air-traffic-control-operations-5764735 US President Donald Trump has proposed the country's air traffic control operations be privatised in his budget plan. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gemalto and IER partner to create new self-service airport solution http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsgemalto-and-ier-creates-fly-to-gate-solution-to-enhance-self-service-airport-experience-5763470 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsgemalto-and-ier-creates-fly-to-gate-solution-to-enhance-self-service-airport-experience-5763470 Netherlands-based digital security company Gemalto has collaborated with IER, an airport and railway terminal maker, to develop a new complete self-service airport experience for passengers. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Government secures Dundee-London air route until 2019 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-adds-18m-in-investment-to-secure-dundee-london-air-link-5763425 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-adds-18m-in-investment-to-secure-dundee-london-air-link-5763425 The UK Government has secured the direct air service between London Stansted and Dundee City Airport for another two years with an additional investment of more than £1.8m. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ADP Ingénierie to design new ATC centre of Bahrain International Airport http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsadp-ingnierie-to-design-new-atc-centre-at-bahrain-international-airport-5762412 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsadp-ingnierie-to-design-new-atc-centre-at-bahrain-international-airport-5762412 Airport authority Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) has secured a tender from the Government of Bahrain to design and perform supervision work for a new air traffic control (ATC) centre at Bahrain International Airport. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT