Deals this week: Indra, DF Núcleo, Fraport
Indra has been selected by UK-based air traffic solutions provider NATS to provide interoperability Through European Collaboration (iTEC) technology.
The iTEC technology will be used by NATS to modernise its air traffic management (ATM) systems in support of the Single European Sky (SES) project.
Indra will develop and integrate flight data processor and controller working position systems for the iTEC collaboration, as part of the deal.
DF Núcleo has been contracted to upgrade voice communications systems with voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology at Santander Airport and San Sebastián Airport in Spain.
The contractor will replace the existing communications systems with various new technologies, including ULISES V5000i VoIP communications system, ground-air communications systems, and the SIGNUM T50 test unit.
Germany-based airport services provider Fraport has signed a deal with the Government of Brazil to manage Fortaleza International Airport (FOR) for a period of 30 years and Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) in Porto Alegre for 25 years.
Fraport is required to set up Brazilian subsidiaries before approval of the concession agreements by the government.
Vision-Box has won a three-year contract to deploy automated contactless traveller clearance processes at international airports in Australia.
The new technology will provide the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection with the ability to collect and verify biometric data from all passengers.
The contractor will also supply a new facial recognition technology.