Bird and Drone Early Detection Tech to Solve Acute Airport Problem

Bird and Drone Early Detection Tech to Solve Acute Airport Problem

Unique, advanced flight safety measures, the SPEED-BIRD systems, were provided to Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport for bird, wildlife, and drone early detection. Ben Gurion Airport installed two systems following a lengthy and intensive evaluation process. The SPEED-BIRD is based on the...
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Airport plans may leave delays in the past

Airport plans may leave delays in the past

Beijing Capital International Airport, the busiest in China, will increase ground resources and reduce the number of flights to improve flight punctuality, the airport president said on Wednesday. Many Chinese airports have on-time performance issues. As China...
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Kansai Airports to trial intelligent check-in kiosk

Kansai Airports to trial intelligent check-in kiosk

  Kansai Airports is planning to trial SITA’s “KATE” – an intelligent check-in kiosk that can autonomously move to busy areas in the airport as needed. The trial will run from 5 to 28 February and two kiosks will be...
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Iris and facial-recognition gates go live at Dubai Airport

Iris and facial-recognition gates go live at Dubai Airport

A fleet of state-of-the-art smart gates with facial and iris-recognition technology have gone into action at Dubai Airport (DBX). Princeton Identity announced the installation of 100 Access500e kiosks at the Middle Eastern hub on Sunday. The Emirates Airline...
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Successful biometric e-gate

Successful biometric e-gate

Successful biometric e-gate demonstration at LAX blazes trail for commercial aviation  Passengers entered a British Airways flight from LA to London Heathrow at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week, using their faces alone as a boarding pass. “...
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Intelligent airports

Intelligent airports

Managing a complex ecosystem In both operational and customer facing roles, the potential for IoT-enabled connected assets to streamline processes cannot be understated. No matter what digital tools, platforms or systems airports choose to adopt, they will nev...
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Birmingham Airport Invests in Passenger Experience

Birmingham Airport Invests in Passenger Experience

Birmingham Airport has started a multi-million-pound programme of development works to improve the passenger journey through the airport terminal. The works include redeveloping the security processing area to provide more boarding card gates, a dedicated secu...
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Airport security market to be worth $16bn by 2024

Airport security market to be worth $16bn by 2024

New technologies are changing the airport security landscape across the world. Airports in the Middle East, especially the UAE, have been at the forefront when it comes to adopting the latest security technologies. The Arabian Gulf airports are to handle...
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Bergen airport to limit wait times with tech

Bergen airport to limit wait times with tech

Bergen airport in Norway has turned to the Bliptrack queue management system in a bid to deliver on service level agreements and minimise queue build-up. The airport is using the technology to measure and predict how many people are standing...
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10 technology trends for airlines and airports in 2018

10 technology trends for airlines and airports in 2018

Biometrics The potential of biometrics in the air transport sector has been clear for some time but now that it is gaining traction across the industry, the technology could start to have a truly transformative impact. The trend towards biometric-enabled...
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