JP Casey is the editor of Future Power Technology, Offshore Technology Focus and MINE Magazine. Their topics of interest include covering human rights violations in energy, considering the balance of people and profits across the industry, and writing lists in threes.
The Los Angeles City Council has approved the largest-ever contract awarded in the city’s history, a $4.9bn agreement between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) to build an automated people mover (APM) system at the airport.
Groupe ADP has announced that Charles de Gaulle will be France’s first airport to trail autonomous shuttle buses, which will run from the airport’s suburban train station to Groupe ADP’s headquarters at the Environmental and Sustainable Development Resource Centre.
The Port of Seattle has announced that it will cover the cost of any customer using Aira smart glasses to navigate Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), making the airport considerably more accessible for blind and visually impaired travellers.
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Airport IT company SITA has published a report that finds smart technologies such as AI and radio-frequency identification (RFID) will be critical to airlines being able to track every bag they handle by June 2018, a target set by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).