Airport Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Airport Technology-Updates Clear opens business at Los Angeles International Airport terminals Airport security company Clear has commenced operations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), California. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT SITA demonstrates baggage handling robot Leo at Mexico City Airport Global air transport IT provider SITA has showcased its advanced baggage robot Leo at Mexico City Airport. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Comsuisse completes factory acceptance test for Suvarnabhumi Airport's VCCS Switzerland-based company comsuisse has completed the functional factory acceptance test (FAT) for the new voice communication control system (VCCS) operational solution at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Thales, Manchester Airports Group, American Airlines Thales, Savis and Bradar, and affiliated companies to Embraer Defense & Security have signed a co-operation agreement to jointly develop radar solutions for air traffic control systems. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT EL AL Airlines Orders Additional Smiths Detection CTX 5800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection, has announced that EL AL Airlines has purchased 11 additional CTX 5800 explosives detection systems (EDS) to screen hold baggage. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:57:00 GMT Road Cleaner and Dryer for Road Markings The Zirocco road cleaner and dryer brings turbine technology and state-of-the-art mobile electronic controls into surface treatment in the road marking industry. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:07:00 GMT Airport Authority plans upgrade projects for Terminal 1 at Hong Kong Airport Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is set to carry out a series of major improvements of existing airport facilities at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), which will involve an investment of about HKD7bn ($897m). Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT US’ Oakland Airport gets FAA funding to renovate main commercial runway US-based Oakland International Airport (OAK) has received approximately $37m from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to redevelop the airport’s Runway 12-30. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Finding Dora: behind the EU sponsored door-to-door travel app An EU research project prepares to put to the test a door-to-door travel application that guides passengers from their home, around the airport, and to their final destination, cutting total travel time by 20%. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ERA to deliver MasterCare services to MLAT system at Kuala Lumpur airport ERA has secured a contract to offer advanced system assurance services for its previously installed multilateration (MLAT) surveillance system at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Meet RIMOWA Electronic Tag and Materna at Future Travel Experience Europe in Dublin The RIMOWA & Materna Premium Bag Drop World Tour is coming to Dublin. Meet our experts on 26-27 June 2017 at the Exhibition Networking Lounge. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:30:00 GMT Eurocontrol’s MUAC offers ATC services in Dutch airspace Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) has begun to provide air traffic control (ATC) services to both civil and military customers in the Netherlands airspace above 24,500ft or 7.5km. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New data shows US airlines collected over $1bn in baggage fees in Q1 2017 The new data published by the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has revealed that airlines have collected more than $1bn in baggage fees during the first quarter of this year. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT MAG US to build new Escape lounge at Reno-Tahoe International Airport A US-based subsidiary of  Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has been contracted to design, develop and operate a common-use Escape airport lounge at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Nevada, US. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Thales, Savis and Bradar to boost business in air traffic control radar solutions Thales has entered a cooperation agreement with Savis and Bradar, under which the companies will analyse business opportunities related to air traffic control radar solutions in both civil and military markets worldwide. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Port Authority approves lease agreements to renovate Newark Liberty terminal The Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has approved new lease agreements with Westfield Airports to redevelop 31,000ft2 of terminal space for concessions at Terminal B in Newark Liberty International Airport.  Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT SESAR Joint Undertaking unveils blueprint for safe use of drones in low-level airspace The Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking has launched its blueprint for safe, secure and environment-friendly use of drones in low-level airspace. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT AeroVironment Expands PosiCharge ProCore™ Charger Safety Capabilities with Advanced ConnectRx™ AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV), a leading supplier of industrial fast and opportunity charging solutions for electric forklifts, at ProMat 2017 (booth number S-361) launched a patent-pending advanced version of its ConnectRx™ for its PosiCharge ProCore… Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:50:00 GMT IATA study shows Kenyan air transport industry adds $3.2bn to nation’s GDP New data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has shown that the air transport sector in Kenya contributes $3.2bn or 5.1% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT TSA and American Airlines to test new screening technology at PHX airport, US US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has partnered with American Airlines to test a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Arizona, US. 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