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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Facial Thermography Can Assess Pilot’s Mental Pressure

Facial Thermography Can Assess Pilot’s Mental Pressure

With the skies becoming ever more congesAll Poststed, pilots and air traffic controllers have to juggle a number of tasks and mental pressure on the rise, with multiple tasks demanding both skill and situational awareness. Researchers were interested in develo...
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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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How Airlines Are Using Big Data

How Airlines Are Using Big Data

Big Data technology is reshaping all industries. Leveraging Big Data insights bring the companies a great competitive advantage. As one of the biggest industries that have access to various kinds of data from multiple sources, how are airlines benefiting from....
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Can Alternative Fuels Help Aviators Prevent Global Warming?

Can Alternative Fuels Help Aviators Prevent Global Warming?

NASA and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt [DLR], in German) have completed four out of eight joint research flights examining the possibility of more environmentally friendly aviation using alternative fuel blends. The fir...
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ForeFlight Founder Talks App Growth in Cockpits

ForeFlight Founder Talks App Growth in Cockpits

 ForeFlight planning on mobile and web. Image courtesy of ForeFlight “It’s both humbling and surreal,” said Weihs, ForeFlight CEO, who quickly credited the company’s 130 employees for the recognition. The AOPA’s Joseph T. Nall report talks about...
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TSA imposes enhanced cargo security rules on six Middle East airlines

TSA imposes enhanced cargo security rules on six Middle East airlines

Six Middle East airlines are being required by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement additional security protocols for air cargo being transported to the US from seven Middle East airports. TSA is mandating the airlines comply with...
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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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