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Ford International Airport Announces Latest Round of FLITE Funding

Ford International Airport Announces Latest Round of FLITE Fundin...

Ford International Airport has announced the third round of Ford Launchpad for Innovative Technologies and Entrepreneurship (FLITE).

AlphaStruxure to Construct Microgrid at JFK’s New Terminal One

AlphaStruxure to Construct Microgrid at JFK’s New Terminal ...

AlphaStruxure has been selected to design, construct and operate an integrated microgrid at JFK's New Terminal One. 

Construction Begins on New Air Traffic Control Tower at Asheville Regional Airport

Construction Begins on New Air Traffic Control Tower at Asheville...

The FAA has announced that construction is underway on a new air traffic control tower at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in North Carolina.

Estonia: Magnetic MRO Deploys Autonomous Shuttles at Tallinn Airport

Estonia: Magnetic MRO Deploys Autonomous Shuttles at Tallinn Airp...

Magnetic MRO is deploying Auve Tech autonomous vehicles to transport employees and small packages at Tallinn Airport (TLL) in Estonia.

MAG Invests £440m in Manchester Airport Transformation

MAG Invests £440m in Manchester Airport Transformation

Manchester Airports Group has announced a 440 million GBP investment in transforming Manchester Airport (MAN) Terminal 2.

Raven SR and H2 Dynamics to Develop Hydrogen Facilities for Ground Operations

Raven SR and H2 Dynamics to Develop Hydrogen Facilities for Groun...

Raven SR has signed a MoU with H3 Dynamics to collaborate on waste-to-hydrogen energy systems for airport ground operations.

Nashville International Airport Opens Grand Lobby

Nashville International Airport Opens Grand Lobby

On 24 January, Nashville International Airport (BNA) welcomed its first passengers through its new Grand Lobby facility. 

LAX Electrifies APM Track at Maintenance & Storage Facility

LAX Electrifies APM Track at Maintenance & Storage Facility

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has electrified the track at the Maintenance & Storage Facility for its APM system.

India: Chennai International Airport to Offer Metro Station Check-In

India: Chennai International Airport to Offer Metro Station Check...

The Airports Authority of India has announced that check-in for Chennai International Airport will soon be available at metro stations.

Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehicles Delivered to Ghana International Airports

Oshkosh Striker ARFF Vehicles Delivered to Ghana International Ai...

Ghana Airports has received 2 Oshkosh Striker ARFF vehicles to support operations at Kumasi International and Tamale International Airport.

ESS Energy Warehouse to Power E-GPUs at Schiphol Airport

ESS Energy Warehouse to Power E-GPUs at Schiphol Airport

ESS will provide its Energy Warehouse battery solution at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to recharge Electric Ground Power Units (EPUs).

Teesside Airport is UK’s First to Provide Full CT Scanner Operation

Teesside Airport is UK’s First to Provide Full CT Scanner Operati...

Teesside International Airport is the first in the UK to be fully ready for new security rules, having installed two CT scanners at security. 

Delta Air Lines Invests in New York Airports

Delta Air Lines Invests in New York Airports

Delta Air Lines is continuing to transform its New York airport hubs, building upon an investment of over 12 billion USD in the US.

US: TPA Advances Work on Main Terminal Expansion Project

US: TPA Advances Work on Main Terminal Expansion Project

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is transforming its Main Terminal walkways to provide retail space and a new Airside D shuttle station.

Schiphol Airport to Renew Baggage Basements

Schiphol Airport to Renew Baggage Basements

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is upgrading its baggage basements to enhance operations and improve working conditions for its employers. 

US: Siemens Logistics to Upgrade Baggage Handling at AUS

US: Siemens Logistics to Upgrade Baggage Handling at AUS

Siemens Logistics is installing a new outbound baggage handling system (BHS) at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Texas.

Airport Industry Supplier News

SITA Partners with Zamna to Digitise Travel Processes

SITA Partners with Zamna to Digitise Travel Processes

SITA & Zamna Technologies are innovating travel processes with cutting-edge technology to strengthen airline, airport, and border solutions.

Product Spotlight – Frangible GRP Fencing

Product Spotlight – Frangible GRP Fencing

Pollite frangible fencing is a non-conductive light-weight fencing system manufactured from FRP and GRP composites.

PAX MX2 Security Screening System Installed at Frankfurt Airport

PAX MX2 Security Screening System Installed at Frankfurt Airport

The first installation of Vanderlande’s PAX MX2 security screening system recently went into operation at Frankfurt Airport.

Product Spotlight – Internally Lit Windsock Mast MkII

Product Spotlight – Internally Lit Windsock Mast MkII

The Pollite Internally Lit WDI incorporates the latest in LED technologies and uses a single houses bulb with 2 separate banks of lights.

API to Manage Virgin Atlantic’s Disrupted Passengers

API to Manage Virgin Atlantic’s Disrupted Passengers

API has been selected by Virgin Atlantic to manage their network-wide disrupted passengers’ accommodation and transportation needs.

Smiths Detection Launches Smart Tray Return System

Smiths Detection Launches Smart Tray Return System

Smiths Detection has announced the launch of its next generation, fully automated tray return system, the iLane A20.

GTAA Awards Contract to JCAII for Replacement of EMBs at CDF

GTAA Awards Contract to JCAII for Replacement of EMBs at CDF

The Greater Toronto Airport Authority has awarded JCAII a contract to provide its EMB technology at one of the largest CDFs in the world.

Product Spotlight – FOD Tower

Product Spotlight – FOD Tower

The Pollite FOD Tower consists of four main upright frangible fibre glass masts, supported by a series of fibre glass cross braces.

Independent Suspensions in ARFF Vehicle Design

Independent Suspensions in ARFF Vehicle Design

Oshkosh argues the case for always incorporating Independent Suspensions when designing Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting vehicles.

Product Spotlight – 180MM Multiple Light Approach Mast

Product Spotlight – 180MM Multiple Light Approach Mast

Pollite shines a spotlight on its 180MM Multiple Light Approach Mast, with a cross arm and the facility to mount up to 5 lights and SFL.

London Luton – New AGL & Stand Installation Project

London Luton – New AGL & Stand Installation Project

London Luton Airport has invested in further expansion with the construction of a new aircraft apron complete with stands.

Product Spotlight – 180mm Single Light Approach Mast

Product Spotlight – 180mm Single Light Approach Mast

Pollite shines a spotlight on its 180mm Single Light Approach Mast, used to mount lights from 5000mm to 12,000mm.

ALCMS By-Pass Project Begins at Heathrow

ALCMS By-Pass Project Begins at Heathrow

ATG is delivering a design for an 'AGL Bypass System' to provide a quicker and more efficient contingency process at Heathrow Airport.

Product Spotlight – Runway Visual Range (RVR) Mast

Product Spotlight – Runway Visual Range (RVR) Mast

Pollite's Runway Visual Range mast is manufactured in the UK from fibreglass, finished with a UV-resistant gel coat.

FREQUENTIS IT-Based Voice Communication System

FREQUENTIS IT-Based Voice Communication System

FREQUENTIS is providing Austro Control with a new IT-Based Voice Communication System for Schwechat Tower, Vienna.

TechTalent and SITA to Open Research and Development Center

TechTalent and SITA to Open Research and Development Center

SITA and TechTalent Software have announced a strategic partnership to launch a Research and Development center in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

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London Stansted Begins Runway Resurfacing Project

London Stansted Begins Runway Resurfacing Project

London Stansted (STN) has commenced a five-month programme managed by Lagan to fully resurface its single runway.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Begins Renewal of Zwanenburgbaan Runway

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Begins Renewal of Zwanenburgbaan Runwa...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is collaborating with Heijmans to carry out major renovation works on the Zwanenburgbaan Runway.

Granite Awarded Runway Construction and Rehabilitation Project at LAX

Granite Awarded Runway Construction and Rehabilitation Project at...

Granite has been awarded a 174 million USD contact to construct new exit taxiways and reconstruct sections of existing runways at LAX.

First Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Delivered to LAX

First Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Delivered to LAX

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has received its first heavy-duty battery-electric vehicle, which will operate at LAX.

Germany: New Technology to Prevent Bird Strikes at BER

Germany: New Technology to Prevent Bird Strikes at BER

Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) has installed new radar technology from Robin Radar Systems to prevent bird strikes on aircraft.

Netherlands: Schiphol Airport to Install New De-Icing Solution

Netherlands: Schiphol Airport to Install New De-Icing Solution

Volker has contracted JCAII to install its Icelink and Icelink SmartPad de-icing solution at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Saudi Ground Services to Use Hydrogen Fuel at Dammam Airport

Saudi Ground Services to Use Hydrogen Fuel at Dammam Airport

Air Products Qudra has signed an agreement with Saudi Ground Services to supply its 'Hydrogen for Mobility' solution at Dammam Airport (DMM).

Changi Airport Group Develops Autonomous Outdoor Baggage Handling System

Changi Airport Group Develops Autonomous Outdoor Baggage Handling...

In Singapore, Changi Airport Group is collaborating with Sarcos to develop a prototype of an outdoor-based autonomous baggage loading system.

Schiphol Airport’s Ground Handling Vehicles to Run Entirely on Renewable Fuel

Schiphol Airport’s Ground Handling Vehicles to Run Entirely...

All ground handling vehicles on the apron at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will be refuelled solely with renewable HVO100 fuel from January 2023.

APU Emissions Control Software to Reduce Airport Ground Emissions

APU Emissions Control Software to Reduce Airport Ground Emissions

Assaia has launched an APU Emissions Control platform that can reduce carbon emissions by detecting Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) usage at gates.

Liquid Hydrogen Refuelling Facility to Be Built at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

Liquid Hydrogen Refuelling Facility to Be Built at Toulouse-Blagn...

Airbus and ArianeGroup are building the first liquid hydrogen refuelling facility at Toulouse–Blagnac Airport (TLS) for the ZEROe aircraft.

France: Clermont-Ferrand Deploys First Fully Electric De-Icing Vehicle

France: Clermont-Ferrand Deploys First Fully Electric De-Icing Ve...

VINCI Airports has announced that Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport has become the first airport to deploy a fully electric de-icing vehicle.

New De-Icing Pad Built at Memphis International Airport

New De-Icing Pad Built at Memphis International Airport

The FAA has celebrated the completion of 3.3 million-square-foot de-icing pad at Memphis International Airport.

HyNet Plans to Connect Hydrogen Pipeline to Manchester Airport

HyNet Plans to Connect Hydrogen Pipeline to Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport aims to become the first UK airport to have a direct supply of low carbon hydrogen fuel due to a collaboration with HyNet.

Electric Aircraft Charging Stations to be Installed at Ile-de-France Airports

Electric Aircraft Charging Stations to be Installed at Ile-de-Fra...

TotalEnergies, Groupe ADP and the FFA will install charging stations for electric aircraft at airfields in the Paris Ile-de-France region.

Long Beach Airport Deploys New Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicle

Long Beach Airport Deploys New Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Vehi...

Long Beach Airport (LGB) has purchased a new Oshkosh Striker 6X6 Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle.

Airport Terminal

Weitz Company to Upgrade PHX Terminal 4 Baggage Handling System

Weitz Company to Upgrade PHX Terminal 4 Baggage Handling System

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) has selected the Weitz Company to upgrade its Terminal 4 Baggage Handling System (BHS).

Costa Rica: VINCI Airports Installs Pedal-Powered Phone Chargers

Costa Rica: VINCI Airports Installs Pedal-Powered Phone Chargers

VINCI Airports has installed pedal-powered phone chargers at Guanacaste Airport in Costa Rica to reduce electricity consumption.

TSA Begins Installing CT Scanners at Rhode Island International Airport

TSA Begins Installing CT Scanners at Rhode Island International A...

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is installing CT security scanners at Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport.

Newark Liberty Terminal A to Commence Passenger Operations

Newark Liberty Terminal A to Commence Passenger Operations

PANYNJ has announced that Newark Liberty International Airport's (EWR) new Terminal A will commence passenger operations on 12 January.

PHL Installs Facial Biometric Boarding Technology

PHL Installs Facial Biometric Boarding Technology

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is installing facial biometric technology to assist US Customs and Border Protection.

London: Luton DART Automated People Mover to Open This Year

London: Luton DART Automated People Mover to Open This Year

Following a series of delays and cost increases, the Luton Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) automated people mover (APM) is now on schedule to commence service la...

Phoenix Sky Harbor Opens PHX Sky Train Extension

Phoenix Sky Harbor Opens PHX Sky Train Extension

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) has opened the final stage of the PHX Sky Train extension in time for busy holiday travel. 

PHX Opens Waymo Autonomous Vehicle Service to General Public

PHX Opens Waymo Autonomous Vehicle Service to General Public

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) has become the first airport globally to offer a driverless Waymo autonomous vehicle service.

US: Atlanta International Airport Opens T-North Extension

US: Atlanta International Airport Opens T-North Extension

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has opened its Concourse T-North Extension in time for holiday travel.

Malaysia: Siemens Logistics to Modernise Baggage Handling at KUL

Malaysia: Siemens Logistics to Modernise Baggage Handling at KUL

Siemens Logistics will modernise the baggage handling system at Terminal 1 of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) in Malaysia.

US: Leidos to Upgrade ATL Security Checkpoints

US: Leidos to Upgrade ATL Security Checkpoints

Leidos will upgrade the US TSA security checkpoints at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Canada: Winnipeg Airport Implements Autonomous Wheelchair Service

Canada: Winnipeg Airport Implements Autonomous Wheelchair Service

Winnipeg International Airport has become the first in North America to implement WHILL and Scootaround's autonomous wheelchair service.

France: Alstef to Upgrade Baggage Handling System at Strasbourg Airport

France: Alstef to Upgrade Baggage Handling System at Strasbourg A...

Alstef Group has been awarded the contract to upgrade the baggage handling system at Strasbourg Airport (SXB) in France.

Munich Airport to Equip Security Checkpoint with CT Scanners

Munich Airport to Equip Security Checkpoint with CT Scanners

Munich Airport is fully renovating its central security checkpoint at Terminal 2 with the addition of CT scanners.

Final Structural Steel Component Placed for LAX’s APM Project

Final Structural Steel Component Placed for LAX’s APM Proje...

The final element of structural steel for Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Automated People Mover (APM) has been successfully placed.

Alaska Airlines Electronic Bag Tag Programme Goes Live

Alaska Airlines Electronic Bag Tag Programme Goes Live

Alaska Airlines has become the first airline in the US to launch an electronic bag tag programme for its passengers.   

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Airbus Demonstrates Pilot Assistance Technologies at Toulouse-Blagnac

Airbus Demonstrates Pilot Assistance Technologies at Toulouse-Bla...

Airbus UpNext has commenced testing for on ground and in-flight pilot assistance technologies at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France. 

Wastewater Testing at Toronto Pearson to Help Keep Air Travel Open

Wastewater Testing at Toronto Pearson to Help Keep Air Travel Ope...

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority and LuminUltra have created a laboratory for wastewater surveillance testing at Toronto Pearson.

Fort Wayne International Airport to Expand East Terminal

Fort Wayne International Airport to Expand East Terminal

Clayco has been awarded the design-build contract for the East Terminal Expansion project at Fort Wayne International Airport in Indiana.

Final Construction Package Underway at Western Sydney International Airport

Final Construction Package Underway at Western Sydney Internation...

Western Sydney International Airport has announced that the landside construction package is now underway on Sydney's new airport.

UK Airports to Allow Liquids up to 2 Litres through Security

UK Airports to Allow Liquids up to 2 Litres through Security

The UK government has announced new legislation for 2024 which will allow airport passengers to benefit from the latest security technology.

PANYNJ to Replace AirTrain Newark at EWR

PANYNJ to Replace AirTrain Newark at EWR

PANYNJ has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to replace the AirTrain Newark with a new 2.5-mile elevated guideway train system.

London Heathrow Deploys ‘Robotic Dog’ for Cargo Tunnel Refurbishment

London Heathrow Deploys ‘Robotic Dog’ for Cargo Tunne...

London Heathrow and Mace have employed a robotic dog, Dave, developed by Boston Dynamics to help refurbish the airport's cargo tunnel. 

Endeavour Energy to Power Western Sydney International Airport

Endeavour Energy to Power Western Sydney International Airport

Endeavour Energy will build a digital transmission substation to provide electricity for Western Sydney International Airport.

Stantec to Design New Air Traffic Control Tower at Anchorage International Airport

Stantec to Design New Air Traffic Control Tower at Anchorage Inte...

The FAA has selected Stantec to provide design services for a new air traffic control tower at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

Expanded Terminal 8 Opens at JFK Airport

Expanded Terminal 8 Opens at JFK Airport

Governor Kathy Hochul, PANYNJ, American Airlines and British Airways have opened the expanded Terminal 8 at JFK Airport.

Agilent Deploys Alarm Resolution Technology at London Heathrow Airport

Agilent Deploys Alarm Resolution Technology at London Heathrow Ai...

Agilent is deploying its next generation of alarm resolution technology, Insight200M, at London Heathrow Airport.

Costain to Deliver Infrastructure Improvements at Heathrow Airport

Costain to Deliver Infrastructure Improvements at Heathrow Airpor...

Costain is partnering with London Heathrow to deliver the airport's new infrastructure improvements and advance its journey to net-zero. 

Canadian Airports Council Presents Airport Recovery Plan

Canadian Airports Council Presents Airport Recovery Plan

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) has presented a list of priorities for Canada's airports following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

London City Airport to Allow Liquids to Remain in Hand Luggage at Security

London City Airport to Allow Liquids to Remain in Hand Luggage at...

London City Airport (LCY) is partnering with Leidos to transform its security experience with full CT scanner operation from April 2023.

PIT Airport Trials Autonomous In-Terminal Delivery Vehicles

PIT Airport Trials Autonomous In-Terminal Delivery Vehicles

Ottonomy is testing autonomous delivery vehicles at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) as part of a pilot with xBridge innovation hub.

FAA Funding to Prepare US Airports for Winter Weather

FAA Funding to Prepare US Airports for Winter Weather

The FAA has awarded more than 76.2 million USD to help 85 airports in 28 states prepare for the approaching winter weather.

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