• Caymans upgrade ATM capabilities

    The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has replaced its Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network, flight plan management and Automatic Terminal Information Service systems at Owen Roberts International Airport. The following Frequentis equipment was installed within a four-month period:

  • Point Merge SNAPs into place

    Norway has implemented its second Point Merge project with the arrival sequencing component in the Southern Norway Airspace Project (SNAP). Air navigation service provider, Avinor, stated that it is the "first in the world to have implemented a second Point Merge project". The first

  • AWI creates wind shear alert

    All Weather Inc (AWI) has developed a new product called the MetObserver Low Level Windshear Alert System (LLWAS). AWI Chief Technical Officer Neal Dillman told IHS Jane's that the new LLWAS has already gone into operation with military customers since its introduction in mid-2014 and is due to be

  • Orthogon expands footprint

    The departure manager (DMAN) supplied by Exelis subsidiary Orthogon to London Gatwick went into operation in October 2014. The software is used to sequence departures while taking account of take-off slots, de-icing operations, and aircraft holding. Orthogon's arrival manager (AMAN) already

  • TLS fits in container

    US manufacturer ANPC has introduced a containerised version of its Transponder Landing System (TLS) that provides an easily deployed transportable or fixed unit. "It can be installed in six hours by three people," CEO Jeff Mains told IHS Jane's , "and comes with pre-wired electronics

  • IGIA renews Rockwell Collins contract

    Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), serving New Delhi in India, has renewed its passenger processing technology contract with Rockwell Collins Information Management Services. The six-year extension includes upgrades for the following systems, in operation at Terminals 1D and 3 since 2009:

Airports Airports

  • French state seeks to leave regional sector

    The French government is aiming to sell its stake in a number of large regional airports. It has already put its shares in Toulouse-Blagnac on the market, as the government seeks to cut debt by selling up to EUR10 billion (USD12.5 billion) worth of assets over the next 18 months - but Economy


  • Latvian radome manufacturer eyes overseas markets

    Latvia-based SIA Radardome is aiming to grow its overseas ATC business, a company executive has told IHS Jane's . "We have discovered we offer a product of equal quality that costs at least 20% less than other radomes on the market," Head of International Sales Pavlov Dmitrii claimed

Equipment Equipment

  • Airlines evaluate bag tag-and-track capability

    Amsterdam Schiphol is about to complete a trial of a permanent tagging and tracking system, which would allow smartphone-carrying passengers to check in their own hold luggage and monitor its progress. Netherlands-based FastTrack developed the eTag and eTrack systems. These connect the baggage

Security Security

  • ECAC certifies HI-SCAN 6040-2is

    The HI-SCAN 6040-2is checkpoint baggage scanner from Smiths Detection has been certified for liquid explosives detection by the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). The 6040-2is is the first dual-view x-ray system to meet the Standard 3 Type C performance requirement, Barrie Foley, EMEA