TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE AIRPORTS OF THE FUTURE

The ongoing boom in travel demand within Asia Pacific, together with challenges posed by climate change and growing global instability, as well as the pace of technological change in the lives we all lead, will shape airports that might –...
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Investigator calls for take-off acceleration monitoring

Investigator calls for take-off acceleration monitoring

The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has called for a simple data-driven system to detect if aircraft are accelerating normally on take-off, following its investigation into a serious incident involving a Boeing 737. Collected and summarized f...
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GA: Delta Using Facial Recognition Throughout ATL International Terminal

GA: Delta Using Facial Recognition Throughout ATL International Terminal

International travelers flying out of Atlanta can now check in for a Delta flight, go through security and board a plane using facial recognition instead of showing their passports. On Thursday, Delta Air Lines unveiled new facial recognition cameras that...
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Heightened focus on cybersecurity in the air transport industry drives investment to $3.9bn, in 2018

Heightened focus on cybersecurity in the air transport industry drives investment to $3.9bn, in 2018

According to the 2018 Air Transport Cybersecurity Insights, new research released by global IT provider SITA. The report shows that 89% of airline CIOs plan a major program around cybersecurity initiatives in the next three years, up from 71% last year. This...
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Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

Emerging technologies helping airports tackle increasing security threats

New technology plays a vital role to ensure security at airports at a time when new vulnerabilities are emerging with the merger of cyber and physical threats. The Airport Security Market is projected to hit US$16 billion by 2024, according...
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Shift To Mobile MRO Software Continues

Shift To Mobile MRO Software Continues

Trax has been shifting more of its MRO software users to its eMobility solution in 2018, according to managing director Chris Reed. Going mobile itself brings benefits, and it is usually associated with a movement toward paperless operations with digital...
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FEIG Electronics Introduces IATA Approved Mobile RFID/Barcode Hybrid Solution for Airport Baggage Handling

FEIG Electronics Introduces IATA Approved Mobile RFID/Barcode Hybrid Solution for Airport Baggage Handling

FIEG Electronics announced its ECCO+ RFID/Barcode Scanner from its PANMOBIL mobile product line approved by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for airport baggage tracking. “The ECCO+ is a fundamental technology for airlines to meet the ITTA...
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How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

U.S. airports can be slow to innovate. Most are run by local governments, and they’re risk-averse. It’s good to see some airports trying to take chances. Let’s see if more follow. By late 2014, Mastracchio had begun thinking about building...
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Gogo Launches Integrated Passenger, Cockpit, Maintenance Connectivity

Gogo Launches Integrated Passenger, Cockpit, Maintenance Connectivity

In-flight entertainment specialist, which is launching its data services with Brazilian carrier GOL Linhas Aereas, believes integration makes maintenance gains more affordable. Premiere passenger-connectivity provider Gogo has partnered with Brazil’s GOL...
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Boeing reveals drone network plans

Boeing reveals drone network plans

Boeing is teaming up with an artificial intelligence software developer SparkCognition to produce and develop a sense-and-avoid traffic management system to integrate drones and manned aircraft. The joint venture is called SkyGrid, described by its founders as...
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