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 Deals this week: Finland Oy, DSNA http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-finland-oy-dsna-5952301 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-finland-oy-dsna-5952301 Finland Oy has awarded a contract to Frequentis to maintain all of Schmid Telecom's ICS 200/60 voice communication systems currently installed in the country. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Boeing receives approval to build new hangar at Gatwick Airport, UK http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsboeing-receives-approval-to-build-new-hangar-at-gatwick-airport-uk-5953174 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsboeing-receives-approval-to-build-new-hangar-at-gatwick-airport-uk-5953174 Boeing has received approval from Crawley Borough Council in the UK to continue with its plan to build a new aircraft hangar at Gatwick Airport. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT China's CAACSRI to install Cambridge Pixel's radar tracker at airports http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newscambridge-pixel-delivers-radar-trackers-to-improve-target-detection-at-chinese-airports-5952385 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newscambridge-pixel-delivers-radar-trackers-to-improve-target-detection-at-chinese-airports-5952385 UK-based software company Cambridge Pixel is delivering radar trackers to the Second Institute of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAACSRI) for integration with its modern airport surface movement systems. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Adelte to install new passenger boarding bridges at Manchester Airport, UK http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsadelte-to-install-new-passenger-boarding-bridges-at-manchester-airport-5951705 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsadelte-to-install-new-passenger-boarding-bridges-at-manchester-airport-5951705 Spanish company Adelte has been contracted by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) to design, develop and deploy 11 new passenger boarding bridges at Manchester Airport, UK. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT NATS launches electronic flight strip solution at two UK airports http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnats-launches-electronic-flight-strip-solution-at-uk-airports-5951607 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnats-launches-electronic-flight-strip-solution-at-uk-airports-5951607 UK air navigation service provider (ANSP) NATS has introduced an electronic flight strip solution at Belfast International Airport and Belfast City Airport. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ACI and China’s HNA Airport sign deal to enhance airport management http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsaci-hna-airport-sign-deal-to-enhance-airport-management-in-china-5950622 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsaci-hna-airport-sign-deal-to-enhance-airport-management-in-china-5950622 Airports Council International (ACI) has signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese operator HNA Airport Group to improve operations and management at HNA's airports. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Drone hits commercial aircraft approaching Jean Lesage Airport in Canada http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdrone-hits-commercial-aircraft-near-jean-lesage-airport-in-canada-5950509 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdrone-hits-commercial-aircraft-near-jean-lesage-airport-in-canada-5950509 An aircraft operated by SkyJet Airlines has been hit by a drone as it approached Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City, Canada. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Frequentis wins contract to support Schmid Telecom’s VCS systems in Finland http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfrequentis-wins-service-and-maintenance-contract-for-vcs-solutions-in-finland-5950578 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfrequentis-wins-service-and-maintenance-contract-for-vcs-solutions-in-finland-5950578 Frequentis has been awarded a new contract by air navigation services Finland Oy to provide service and maintenance for Schmid Telecom’s all ICS 200/60 voice communication systems (VCS) in the country. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Brussels Airport reports record quarter with 7.5 million passengers http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsbrussels-airport-welcomes-75-million-passengers-in-third-quarter-of-2017-5949463 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsbrussels-airport-welcomes-75-million-passengers-in-third-quarter-of-2017-5949463 Belgium's Brussels Airport has reported a record quarter this year with 7.5 million passengers, up 3.1% compared with the same quarter of 2015.  Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gatwick Airport submits proposals for UK’s future aviation strategy http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsgatwick-airport-submits-proposals-for-uks-future-aviation-strategy-5949653 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsgatwick-airport-submits-proposals-for-uks-future-aviation-strategy-5949653 The UK's London Gatwick Airport has set out a series of objectives to help support the government’s future aviation strategy.  Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT DSNA and IATA cooperate to enhance air traffic management in France http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdsna-iata-cooperate-to-enhance-air-traffic-management-in-france-5949528 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdsna-iata-cooperate-to-enhance-air-traffic-management-in-france-5949528 French air navigation service provider (ANSP) DSNA has agreed to collaborate with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the development of a French air traffic management (ATM) strategy (FAS). Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Japan’s Narita Airport installs infotouch information display system http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsjapans-narita-airport-installs-infotouch-information-display-system-at-terminal-1-5949364 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsjapans-narita-airport-installs-infotouch-information-display-system-at-terminal-1-5949364 Japan’s Narita International Airport has launched the latest interactive information display system, infotouch, at its Terminal 1. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Customs and Border Protection deploys facial recognition biometric technology at JFK International Airport http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsus-customs-and-border-protection-deploys-facial-recognition-biometric-technology-at-jfk-international-airport-5949041 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsus-customs-and-border-protection-deploys-facial-recognition-biometric-technology-at-jfk-international-airport-5949041 US Customs and Border Protection has deployed facial recognition biometric technology at one Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint in John F. Kennedy International Airport. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT NLR tests software developed by CASRI for Chinese airports http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnlr-tests-software-developed-by-casri-for-chinese-airports-5949040 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsnlr-tests-software-developed-by-casri-for-chinese-airports-5949040 NLR has tested a new software developed by CASRI for the detection and alerting of conflicts on taxiways and on the apron (Taxiway Conflict and Area Intrusion Detection). Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT London Heathrow Airport unveils new Blueprint for Sustainable Freight plan http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsheathrow-airport-unveils-blueprint-for-freight-plan-to-control-emissions-5947676 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsheathrow-airport-unveils-blueprint-for-freight-plan-to-control-emissions-5947676 London Heathrow Airport’s non-executive chairman Lord Deighton has launched a new ten-step Blueprint for Sustainable Freight plan to minimise the impact of emissions caused by freight vehicles around the airport. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT CANSO and EUROCAE collaborate to jointly develop aviation industry standards http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newscanso-eurocae-collaborate-to-jointly-upgrade-aviation-standards-5946962 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newscanso-eurocae-collaborate-to-jointly-upgrade-aviation-standards-5946962 The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) to jointly develop aviation industry standards. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: SITA, Wilson James http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-sita-wilson-james-5947643 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-sita-wilson-james-5947643 IGA, the operator of Istanbul New Airport in Turkey, has contracted IT system provider SITA to install its latest baggage tracking system at the airport. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Dubai International Airport to install face-scanning virtual fish aquarium http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdubai-international-airport-to-install-face-scanning-virtual-fish-acquarium-5948581 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdubai-international-airport-to-install-face-scanning-virtual-fish-acquarium-5948581 Dubai International Airport plans to introduce a new aquarium equipped with facial recognition technology to its terminals from next year. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ireland’s Met Éireann selects DTN for aviation modernisation and automation project http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdtn-to-deliver-automated-weather-observing-technology-at-five-airports-in-ireland-5945815 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsdtn-to-deliver-automated-weather-observing-technology-at-five-airports-in-ireland-5945815 Information services company DTN has been selected by Ireland’s weather information provider Met Éireann to deliver its MetConsole aviation weather suite, in support of its aviation modernisation and automation project (AMAP). Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fraport begins reconstruction of runway at Mykonos Airport in Greece http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfraport-greece-begins-mykonos-airport-reconstruction-with-runway-upgrade-5946849 http://www.airport-technology.com/news/newsfraport-greece-begins-mykonos-airport-reconstruction-with-runway-upgrade-5946849 Airport operator Fraport has commenced the reconstruction of the runway at Mykonos Airport, Greece. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT