Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) intends to launch a smart security lane featuring automated tray retrieval system (ATRS) in collaboration with L3 Macdonald Humfrey (Automation) India.
A trial run was conducted by the companies at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, in 2017.
The introduction of the smart security lane system is expected to enhance the passenger experience by reducing congestion and waiting times at security checkpoints.
The ATRS implementation is scheduled for completion by March 2019.
Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has awarded a contract to HDR, an architectural, engineering and consulting firm based in the US, to provide civil engineering services for five airports in south Florida.
MDAD has initiated a $1.5bn five-year capital improvement programme to meet the increasing demand for aviation services in south Florida.
The contract includes apron improvements, rehabilitation of runways, and upgrade of taxiways and underground utilities in the airports.
HDR will improve airfield safety measures at the airports and will also construct airside facilities in order to accommodate bigger aircraft.
The buildings and factories business of L&T has secured a Rs30.36bn ($413m) contract from Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) for the construction of Terminal 2 (T2) at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.
L&T will handle the design, construction, testing, engineering, and commissioning of the new terminal at the airport.
The contract includes the integration of services and utilities with the existing facilities at the airport.
The first phase of the terminal will be built across 255,000m² and will increase the airport’s passenger capacity by 25 million passengers per annum.