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Weekly Round Up
06 December 2016
Latest Companies

SACO - Cargo Handling Systems

ADB SAFEGATE - Airfield Ground Lighting, Gate Docking and Air Traffic Control Solutions

Champion Door - Vertical Lifting Aircraft Hangar Doors

TCR International - Ground Support Equipment Rental and Maintenance Solutions

Phoenix Agritech - Pest and Predator Deterrent Equipment for Airports

Press Releases

Cyrrus Supports Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for Ports of Jersey
As part of an ongoing framework agreement, Cyrrus is delighted to be supporting Ports of Jersey with the introduction of its new Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for airport operations at Les Platons, located on the Island's north coast.

International Aviation Qualifications Conferred at ATNS Aviation Training Academy
Over a hundred delegates from air navigation service providers (ANSP); directorates of civil aviation companies (DCAs) and airline companies based in Namibia, Swaziland an South Africa, have been conferred with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) accredited qualifications at a graduation ceremony near OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Siemens Introduces New Tray and Additional Modules for Baggage Handling Systems
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has extended and enhanced its entire tray portfolio for baggage handling systems. The solution for airports with large numbers of transfer passengers is a world leader in respect to energy efficiency, speed and throughput: with their unique design, the Siemens trays can reach top speeds of up to ten meters per second. The new systems have some of the highest throughput rates worldwide, for example up to 19,200 baggage items per hour at Terminal 3 in Beijing.

eezeetags to Attend 18th Annual Ground Handling International Conference
eezeetags will be attending the 18th Ground Handling International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 28 November to 1 December.

BEUMER Group UK Completes Early Baggage Store (EBS) and Baggage Handling System at Gatwick Airport
BEUMER Group UK has completed the installation of a new CrisBag® Early Bag Store (EBS) and baggage handling system as part of Gatwick Airport's £186 million redevelopment of the South Terminal Pier 1.

White Papers

Flexible Furniture Solutions for Airport Terminals
Since 1964, OMK has focused on providing design-led solutions for the furniture...

Enhancing Airport Communications with LTE Ultra-Broadband
A modern airport is a hive of activity. Similar to a city within a city, an airport employs thousands of people and serves millions of passengers every year....

Mission-Critical Communications Networks for Air Traffic Management
Amid pressure to keep air travel safe, ANSPs are facing some tough new challenges, the doubling of air travellers in coming years, security concerns, the proliferation of drones and the need...

Connected Airports: How the Internet of Things will Transform Operations and Passenger Experience
Today's commercial airports face three major imperatives as they look to the future: enhancing passenger satisfaction, delivering operational excellence and ensuring commercial and financial success....

Air Traffic Control Training and Flight Inspection Services
The Czech Air Navigation Institute is a modern, fully-equipped air navigation services centre with 30 years of industry and air traffic control training...


New CBP facility opened at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona, US
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona, US, has opened a new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility, extending the existing facility at the airport.

New UAS traffic management system to be established in New York, US
The state of New York is planning to establish a 50-mile flight traffic management corridor for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) between Syracuse and the Griffiss International Airport in Rome, US.

October's top stories: Emirates revamps business class, UAE and Nasa conduct ‘out of sight’ drones tests
Emirates has renovated its business class lounge in Dubai International Airport, and a team from Nasa’s Ames Research Center, along with FAA and other industry partners, has successfully conducted ‘out-of-sight’ drone tests in Nevada. Airport-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from October 2016.

Airport Industry Review: Issue 20
In this issue: A £344m expansion for London City Airport, aviation taxes around the globe, how to manage the ATC workload, algorithms to recognise passengers’ faces, the active shooter threat, and more.

Mapping out airport taxes around the world
Air passengers face an increasingly complex web of airport taxes around the world. A recent report by UHY Hacker Young found that the financial burden of such taxes stifles tourism, hampers economic competitiveness and puts regional airports at a considerable disadvantage.


Acapulco International Airport
Also known as Juan Álvarez International Airport, Acapulco International Airport (ACA) is located 16 miles south-east of Acapulco, a seaport in the state of Guerrero on the Pacific coast of Mexico.

Sunshine Coast International Airport Expansion
Located in the Sunshine Coast Region of Queensland, Australia, Sunshine Coast International Airport (SCA) is one of the fastest growing airports in the country, followed by Gold Coast Airport.

Terminal 2, Domodedovo International Airport
The terminal complex at Russia’s biggest airport, the Domodedovo International Airport, is undergoing a major expansion as a part of the airport expansion project.

Landside Access Modernisation, Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), one of the busiest airports in the US, is set to undergo a multi-billion modernisation programme that will enhance its landside accessibility.

Sheremetyevo Airport North Terminal Complex (NTC) Development
Sheremetyevo International Airport in Russia is undergoing a significant development to become one of the world's biggest passenger and cargo hubs before the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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