• Denver prepares for new ARFF station

    Construction is about to begin at Denver International of a new fire station, with completion expected in mid-2016. The cost of the project has not been finalised. Under a design-build contract, PCL Construction Services will provide design and construction services for the 18,000 ft²

  • IDS helps Trinidad & Tobago on ATFM

    The North American subsidiary of Ingegneria Dei Sistemi (IDS) is implementing an air traffic flow management (ATFM) system in the Piarco Flight Information Region, under contract from the Trinidad & Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA). The TT-ATFM project is to go live in mid-2016, before

  • Lahore to receive Cat IIIB upgrade

    The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority is to upgrade airfield lighting equipment at Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport, with completion of the project scheduled for late 2015. Work involves upgrading the instrument landing system at Allama Iqbal to Cat IIIB standard; adding new airfield

  • Vienna orders self-service bag drop

    DSG Systems of Norway has been awarded a contract to deliver, install, and maintain up to 40 self-service bag drop machines at Vienna International Airport in Austria. The delivery date and value of the contract from Flughafen Wien were undisclosed. According to a contract notice from the airport

  • Debate continues on eLoran

    Federal officials in the United States will hold a meeting on 3 September to discuss the option of using enhanced Long Range Navigation (eLoran) as a secure and complementary system for GPS. For many years, the US federal government has recognised that the lack of a reliable back-up system for GPS

  • Isavia seeks snow blower for Akureyri

    Icelandic public procurement agency Rikiskaup, acting on behalf of Isavia, has released a tender for the supply of a snow blower vehicle to Akureyri Airport. Delivery of the vehicle is due before 1 September 2016. The deadline for submissions is 7 October. The front-mounted, engine-driven snow

Airports Airports


  • Avlite brings Solar PALS to market

    Australia-headquartered Avlite has developed a new scalable Solar Portable Airfield Lighting System trailer (Solar PALS) for military users and civil aviation agencies. The ICAO- and FAA-compliant Solar PALS have been designed as a "fully transportable, autonomous lighting system for easy,

Equipment Equipment

  • GSE track-and-trace gains traction at Schiphol

    The Schiphol Mainport Innovation Fund (MIF) is investing in a tracking and tracing solution for non-motorised airport ground support equipment (GSE). GSETrack is produced by a joint venture between Dutch startup Undagrid and S-P-S International. It is designed to enable swift, energy-efficient

Security Security

  • C-MANPADS waits in the wings

    One year after MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, airlines can access an online International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) database giving advisory information about conflict zones - but what technology is available to protect commercial aircraft themselves from a missile attack? On 17 July