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Among AMA Spa's various containerised solutions, the CSDS and MSA systems are two of the most successful products.

ATC Consoles
iBross has an established track record in design and supply of air traffic control (ATC) and air traffic management (ATM) systems for both civilian and military users.

X-Ray Image Recognition and Interpretation Training
Quadratica has designed and developed X-Screen® for as an X-ray image recognition and interpretation training system for screeners of all levels.

Smart Mobility 3D Real-Time Interaction Technologies
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Press Releases

AXIT Becomes Siemens Digital Logistics
AXIT GmbH of Frankenthal has changed its name to Siemens Digital Logistics.

ICM Self-Service Bag Drop Installed at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
A total of eighteen Series 7 Auto Bag Drop (ABD) units will be launched at Terminal 1 of Shanghai International AIrport (SHA) for Spring Airlines.

Digital Transformation Of Airport Airside Operations
Airports aiming to enhance and improve airside operations unveiled their main digitisation priorities in an ADB SAFEGATE-Frost & Sullivan worldwide study.

Issues for Airport CEOs to Consider When Implementing Biometrics
We reviewed an article featuring the views of Rockwell Collins’ director of airport strategic programmes Daver Malik on how the implementation of biometrics in airports worldwide is making CEOs reconsider the passenger experience.

Frequentis USA Supplies Modernised Voice Switch Solutions for US Army
Frequentis has been replacing legacy voice communications systems for the US Army with advanced solutions since 2015, as a key agency partner on the Interim Voice Switch Replacement (IVSR) contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Is airport public Wi-Fi cyber-secure?
Earlier this year, cybersecurity experts Coronet published a report ranking the US airports where passengers are most likely to be hacked if they sign in via a public Wi-Fi network. But just how risky is it to connect to public Wi-Fi in an airport? Elliot Gardner finds out more.

How will Heathrow deliver its pivotal third runway expansion?
With MPs approving a third runway at Heathrow Airport after years of delays, an all-important question still remains: what happens now?

Should airports have their own microgrids?
After Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the world, experienced a major power supply disruption on 17 December 2017, the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) was awarded a $450,000 research grant to develop a microgrid implementation toolkit to help airports avoid disaster. So what will the toolkit need to cover and how exactly do microgrids work in this setting?

Airport Industry Review: Issue 36
In this issue: the rise of child-friendly airports, JFK’s new winter storm plan, Israel’s air sector boom, the future of Heathrow, microgrid implementation at airports, Air BP’s airfield automation technology, and more.

My first airport: should aviation hubs do more to appeal to children?
Flying can still be a traumatic experience for children and families. How are airports factoring a younger demographic into their designs and services, and what could the potential commercial benefits be?


Kannur International Airport
Kannur International Airport (KIA) is under construction approximately 25km from Kannur Town in Kerala, India, under a public-private-partnership (PPP) and build-own-operate (BOO) basis. It is the fourth international airport and second Greenfield airport in Kerala.

JFK International Airport Redevelopment, New York
John F Kennedy or JFK International Airport, the busiest airport in New York, is set to undergo a major redevelopment to meet future air traffic growth.

Langkawi International Airport Expansion
Langkawi international airport (LGK) in Malaysia is undergoing a major expansion to better serve the growing tourist and business travellers.

Thessaloniki International Airport, Macedonia
Thessaloniki international airport (IATA: SKG) is the second biggest airport in Greece.

Keflavik International Airport Expansion
Keflavik International Airport, the biggest airport in Iceland, is set to undergo a major expansion to meet the needs of growing passenger traffic.

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