• Flight tracking: nine airlines test ARINC MultiLink

    Nine unnamed airlines are trialling the ARINC MultiLink flight-tracking service following its launch by Rockwell Collins in March 2015. Once the evaluation process is completed, ARINC MultiLink is expected to enter into service in the fourth quarter of 2015. ARINC MultiLink is designed to offer a

  • TRS project reaches completion at Dubai

    Herbert Systems has completed a project to design, build, and install its automatic Tray Return System (TRS) at Dubai International Airport. The UK company worked with IO Systems and local distributor Al Ahmadiah Contracting and Trading. TRSs are in place at 116 checkpoint screening lanes at Dubai

  • Chicago picks Parsons for ATS work

    The City of Chicago has awarded a USD310 million contract to Parsons Construction Group to modernise and upgrade the Airport Transit System (ATS) at O'Hare International Airport, as part of the USD782 million Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CRCF) project. Parsons will extend the ATS track by

  • EBRD helps Montenegro

    Airports of Montenegro will use a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to modernise facilities at Tivat Airport. Up to EUR31.5 million (USD34.9 million) will be spent on new terminal construction, as well as rehabilitation and expansion of aircraft taxiways and

  • Searidge seals local partnership

    Searidge Technologies is setting up an integrated airport operations centre with advanced technology at its local airport, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International, in partnership with the Ottawa International Airport Authority. Searidge stated that it will integrate a wide range of data into a

  • China looks high and low

    China will build its first high-altitude airport in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on the border of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, providing access to the remote but strategically important area. It will be built near the city of Tashkurgan, where experts from the Civil Aviation Engineering

Airports Airports

  • MAG aims to turn its American dream into reality

    Manchester Airports Group (MAG) of the United Kingdom is establishing a subsidiary to focus on the North American market. The intent behind MAG US is to co-operate with North American airport authorities on developing terminal and retail areas, passenger lounges, and car parking facilities.


  • Toulouse trial highlights low-noise rotorcraft IFR approaches

    Airbus Helicopters has successfully demonstrated low-noise helicopter IFR approaches at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport. An H175 helicopter used Localiser Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approach procedures, supported by EGNOS, at the same time as scheduled airline departures and arrivals. The

Equipment Equipment

  • Abu Dhabi picks SITA solutions

    SITA is supplying the IT backbone for the new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB) at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The company is also providing its Airport iValidate system for two terminals at the airport. Under a five-year contract for the MTB, worth an undisclosed sum and announced on 12 May,

Security Security

  • Manila to deploy body scanners

    Smiths Detection is to supply 14 eqo millimetre-wave portals for secondary checkpoint screening at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the Philippines. The eqo units were ordered by the Manila International Airport Authority, and are due to enter service at four terminals by June 2015.