• Evans equips Oakland tower

    Evans Consoles continues to supply control tower consoles to FAA facilities under an indefinite-quantity contract awarded in September 2011. The company has installed its modular slatwall tower consoles at Chicago (O'Hare and Midway), Omaha, Oakland, Rochester and, most recently, Fort Lauderdale

  • FAA receives long-awaited baseline software system

    Final delivery of the full En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system in the first quarter of 2015 will introduce one system baseline for the multiple automation platforms operated by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), according to Lockheed Martin program manager Fran Hill.

  • Moog unveils new man-portable TACAN

    Moog has developed a new tactical air navigation (TACAN) system. The MM-7000MP is the latest man-portable variation of the MM7000 generation of TACAN systems, available as a fixed-based, ship-board, or mobile unit. Moog expects to begin deliveries of the new model in 2015. The MM-7000MP features

  • Xi'an Xianyang enhances airfield lighting

    Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in China is deploying more light-emitting diode (LED) airfield ground lighting. LED lights will be delivered by ADB Airfield Solutions for the 3,000 m long runway 05L/23R plus a new taxiway. ADB will also provide more than 2,000 inset and elevated lights

  • Chinese authorities await winter service equipment deliveries

    Aebi Schmidt conducted its second official handover of winter services equipment to the Heilongjiang Airports Management Group, during Inter Airport China in Beijing on 15-17 October 2014. Heilongjiang Airports Management Group operates Harbin Taiping International Airport. By the end of 2014, Aebi

  • HAH sells three UK assets

    A 50:50 partnership between Ferrovial subsidiary Ferrovial Aeropuertos and Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 (MEIF4) is set to acquire Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Southampton airports from Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAH). The GBP1.05 billion (USD1.70 billion) deal for the three UK airports -

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  • Schiphol opens U-Platform

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has formally opened a new airside extension. The Uniform Platform (U-Platform) adds five new parking stands, which can be reconfigured in the future to accommodate a central deicing facility. Groundwork included shifting a 20 m-wide watercourse. Approximately 135,300 m 3


  • US gains from new modelling tool

    US computer modelling company ATAC has partnered with simulation specialist Kongsberg Gallium to develop high-fidelity simulations to test and evaluate different air traffic scenarios in the National Airspace System (NAS). The partnership produced a new modelling tool, which is used by the Federal

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  • EU and Canada seal trade deal

    Key Points CETA opens new market opportunities in Canada and the EU for suppliers of ground-handling and other airport services Ratification is pending with the Canadian government, EU member states, the European Parliament, and the EU Council of Ministers Details of the agreement to mutually

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