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30 March 2017
Industry News

IATA urges US and UK governments to find alternatives to electronic item restrictions on flights
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the governments of the US and the UK to immediately look for suitable alternatives to recently announced rules to restrict passengers from placing large electronic devices in their carry-on baggage on certain flights.

FAA, Northrop Grumman and ACSS conducts flight tests for UAV sense-and-avoid avionics system
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with Northrop Grumman and Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS), has successfully flight-tested a sense-and-avoid avionics solution for unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Copenhagen Airport to develop new airport business park to boost cargo traffic
Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport is inviting Danish and international companies to develop a new Airport Business Park that would be able to handle up to one million tonnes of cargo per year.

Fraport Greece receives loan for concession of 14 Greek regional airports
A consortium of lenders has signed an agreement to provide long-term financing of nearly €1bn to Fraport Greece for the 40-year concession of 14 Greek regional airports.

Press Releases

Rockwell Collins Deploys Self-Service Airport Solutions at London Luton Airport
The UK's London Luton Airport (LLA) will now see simplified and streamlined baggage check-in processes, due to the recent installation of Rockwell Collins' touchless T-Series bag drop solution - the first of its kind in the UK.

OMK Announces New Website Launch
OMK launched their new website last month during Passenger Terminal Expo 2017 in Amsterdam. The improved and completely redesigned website offers customers detailed information about the products and services offered.

Toyota Industries Corporation to Acquire Vanderlande
Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) has signed an agreement to acquire Vanderlande - the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as being a leading supplier for warehouses - from the company's current owner NPM Capital.

Saipher to Exhibit at the 2017 International Brazil Air Show (IBAS)
Saipher will be exhibiting at the 2017 International Brazil Air Show from 29 March to 2 April, at Tom Jobim International Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ultra Electronics and Materna Choose Collaboration Instead of Competition in an Increasingly Complex Airport Systems Market
In a market that is now evolving more rapidly than at any time in the last 20 years, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems und Materna continue to strengthen their partnership in the field of airport operations and passenger processing systems.

White Papers

Future Trends in Control Room Design
The global market for command and control room technologies is projected to reach $7 billion by 2019. Public and private organisations are poised to spend millions on the next generation of...

Window Cleaning Cradles and Access Systems for Airport Terminals and Control Towers
Rostek is a world-leader in permanently installed access systems for airport terminals and control towers. Its systems are specially designed and tailor-made for each project, enabling...

Sensor Solutions for Baggage Identification and Transportation, Building Management, and Aircraft Handling
Numerous logistics processes at the airport run smoothly thanks to sensors and sensor solutions from SICK. The airplanes stop precisely at the parking position, the air cargo container is loaded...

Welcome to a World of Professional Radio Communications
DAMM TetraFlex® Systems have been specifically designed to adapt or grow with you, without incurring major additional infrastructure costs. This increases functional efficiency, while...

Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of WEY Video Wall Solution at Changi Airport
This case study examines WEY's installation of a video wall solution in a baggage handling operation room at Changi Airport in...

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