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27 May 2017
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TAV IT Presented Another Award by the IT Authority IDC
Creating differences by offering IT solutions in airports which provide service 24/7 at 3 continents, TAV IT was presented an award under the category of 'The Best IT Governance Project of the Year' with its Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) and Riyadh Terminal 5 projects at the 'IDC Turkey CIO Summit 2017'.

BEUMER Group UK Offers 3D and Virtual-Reality Tours of the Latest Baggage Handling Technology at the British-Irish Airports Expo 2017
BEUMER Group UK invites visitors to the British-Irish Airports Expo to experience a virtual-reality tour of an advanced CrisBag® tote-based baggage handling system. Visitors to the BEUMER Group stand can also participate in a 3D demonstration showing how an independent carrier system can be integrated with Hold Baggage Screening to optimise the baggage handling and screening process.

Vanderlande Acquired by Toyota Industries Corporation
Toyota Industries Corporation's (TICO) acquisition of 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 - has been completed. Originally announced in March, it has been confirmed that, as of today, Vanderlande is now officially part of the TICO group.

TAV IT Undertakes IT Infrastructure and Systems Project of Isparta State Hospital
Having become one of the leading global brands specialised in airport IT solutions, TAV IT, a subsidiary of TAV Airports, transferred its critical IT solutions which are applied in aviation industry to health sector.

Delta Airlines Selects ICM’s Biometrically enabled Auto Bag Drop Units for Trials at Minneapolis St Paul
Delta is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport later this year, a $600,000 investment that allows customers to quickly, securely and easily check their own bags.

White Papers

Self-Service Bag Drop
Passengers hate queuing, especially to drop off bags. Ink self-service bag drop significantly reduces waiting times and allows passengers to drop bags in...

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...

WL3000 Medium-Intensity Aviation Obstruction Light
The WL3000 medium-intensity obstruction light (Type B / C) can be used to mark towers, chimneys, buildings and any other potentially hazardous obstructions to air traffic with a steady burning...

Face Lookout System v3.0: Real-Time Face Recognition for Surveillance Applications
The Face Lookout System (FLS) can be used to detect persons of interest within a monitored area, whether they are stationary, moving, or in a crowd....

Optimising Operations using BETA's Aviation Refueling Solutions
Customers want to reduce waste, achieve faster fueling times, and minimize downtime. Without progress on these goals, they cannot realize their corporate objectives for refueling...


Working towards a cleaner sky
The Clean Sky Joint Undertaking is one of the largest European research programmes, developing new technologies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and noise produced by aircraft.

Preventing human trafficking at airports
Air transport is a commonly used mode of transport for traffickers, and airports are ideally positioned to assist in the fight against human trafficking. From raising awareness, to increasing security and training their staff to spot and report such cases, airports are taking a stand against this global crime.

A world first: Australia’s plan for advanced biometric airport checks
At the start of this year, Australia’s border authorities announced an ambitious plan to roll out biometric identification across all their international airports by 2020. In a “world first”, international travellers entering the country will be processed via a completely unmanned system that uses fingerprints, iris and facial recognition.

New airline group takes on airport taxes
Australia’s competition authority revealed that the country’s four biggest airports collected AUS$1.57bn from airlines and their passengers over the past decade, raising concerns over sky-high profit making achieved through their monopoly on flights. The revelation prompted the formation of Airlines for Australia and New Zealand, a new industry group which aims to lobby governments and regulators on issues including airports, fees, infrastructure and regulation.

The world’s most customer-friendly airports
The Airports Council International has revealed the latest results of its annual Airport Service Quality Awards, recognising the world’s most customer-friendly airports, based on 600,000 passenger surveys around the world.


Oslo Airport Expansion
Oslo International Airport opened its newly expanded area to public in April 2017. Initiated to address the growing passenger traffic, the expansion project boosted the airport's capacity to 32 million passengers a year from the previous 17 million.

South Terminal Rehabilitation, Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Texas
The City of Austin officially launched the newly renovated South Terminal at Austin Bergstrom International Airport in April 2017, marking the completion of a $12m renovation project at the airport.

Seletar Airport
Located approximately 15km from the city centre, Seletar Airport is a secondary civilian airport in Singapore.

L.F. Wade International Airport Redevelopment
Construction of a new, state-of-the-art passenger terminal officially began at Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport in March 2017, marking the beginning of a multimillion dollar redevelopment project.

Williston Basin International Airport, North Dakota
Williston Basin International Airport (WBIA) is a proposed airport in Williston city, North Dakota, US. It will replace the existing Sloulin Field International Airport, which has been operational since 1947.

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