Adacel and EANS second digital tower operational at Kuressaare Airport

Adacel Technologies Limited (Adacel) and Estonian Air Navigation Services (EANS) has announced that the Reval air traffic virtual tower system at Kuressaare Airport (EEKE) has transitioned into operational service. The system at Kuressaare received its air traffic service approval from the Estoni...

London Oxford Airport introduces sustainable aviation fuel

This month London Oxford Airport introduced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) through fuel provider World Fuel Services. New tenant OXCCU, a spin-out from Oxford University, is readying its synthetic aviation fuel facility to open in August, anticipating an anticipated 50% lower capital cost versus...

Heathrow airport’s new escape hatch is a runway success

When an outdoor emergency escape hatch needed replacing at Heathrow airport, it was vital the solution could be installed quickly to minimise disruptions to air traffic as much as possible. With no escaping the difficulties inherent to projects carried out at the world’s fourth busiest airport,...

easyJet announces new base at London Southend

easyJet has today announced it will be expanding its UK network by opening a three-aircraft base at London Southend next March. The investment will create around 130 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK and support many more indirect jobs. The move signals easyJet’s continued expansion ...

easyJet becomes first airline partner of ESA satellite ATC programme

Gatwick easyJet refuellers secure Unite recognition

Unite union has secured a recognition agreement for workers at Redline Oil Services Gatwick, which provides refuelling services for easyJet. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which is the government body tasked with overseeing the regulation of UK labour law, awarded recognition to Unite o...

Trieste International Airport integrates ADB SAFEGATE’s Airside 4.0 Wireless Cloud Solution

Aeroporto Friuli Venezia Giulia SpA (Trieste International Airport) together with ADB SAFEGATE has announced the commencement of a 2-year Innovation Trial Project. This initiative aims to revolutionize airside operations through full cloud deployment and seamless integration of airport assets via...

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Heathrow strikes suspended as members balloted on new offer

Planned strikes by hundreds of workers at Heathrow Airport have been called off after a new offer made by the employer (Heathrow Airport Ltd), it was announced today. Airport workers were taking strike action over the outsourcing of hundreds of jobs to subcontractors that workers feared would lea...

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Aviator Airport Alliance recognized by Japan Airlines with prestigious awards

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services across 15 airports in the Nordic, has announced that its Helsinki station has received significant honours from Japan Airlines. The awards include 'Station of the Year 2022-2023' and a special recognition for outstanding ramp ha...

ADB SAFEGATE to upgrade Kuwait International Airport with its Airside 4.0 solution

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Dubai unveils plans for a new terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport

Dubai is embarking on a monumental project to construct a $35 billion airport terminal that is poised to become the world's largest upon completion, announced the emirate's ruler. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of Dubai, revealed on Sunday the ambitious p...

Refuellers strike at Heathrow called off as Unite wins new deal for workers

Refuelling workers at Heathrow airport have called off their planned strike that was due to begin this week after they accepted a new and improved pay and conditions offer from their employer, AFS. Unite members at AFS, employed as refuellers had been due to walkout for 72 hours on 4 May, potenti...

ADB SAFEGATE wins The New Terminal One New York JFK contracts

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Menzies Aviation and Malaysia Airlines reaffirm partnership in Australia and New Zealand

Menzies Aviation has successfully extended a major contract with Malaysia Airlines for a further five years. Menzies will continue to provide passenger, ramp and cargo services at five locations across Australia and New Zealand, including Sydney Airport (SYD), Melbourne Airport (MEL), Adelaide Ai...

Threat of planes being grounded at Heathrow as refuelling workers strike

Strikes by Unite members at Heathrow could see planes delayed, disrupted and grounded due to their inability to be refuelled, the union warned today (Monday 22 April). 50 refuellers working for AFS are to take industrial action for 72 hours beginning on 4 May after their employer imposed drastic ...

ADB SAFEGATE wins bid to modernize advanced visual docking guidance at Frankfurt

ADB SAFEGATE has won a contract with Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt International Airport, to modernize its Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) with its system Safedock X. The project includes the replacement of all Safedock T1 systems with 117 Safedock X units, as well as th...

Miami International Airport unveils new glass boarding bridge

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and officials from Miami International Airport (MIA) celebrated the inauguration of the latest glass passenger boarding bridge at gate H17, marking a milestone in the airport's ongoing modernization efforts. Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County Mayo...

Hong Kong International Airport to implement renewable diesel on ground services equipment

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) announced today the launch of a renewable diesel pilot project at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) as part of its unwavering commitment to developing HKIA into the world’s greenest airport. HKIA is the first airport in Asia to use renewable diesel, which...

London Gatwick looks to reduce accidental damage to buried utilities with new geospatial platform

Esri UK today announced that London Gatwick has created a new geospatial platform using Esri’s GIS (Geographic Information System) technology to support multiple operational areas at the airport, including engineering and environmental services. The system is already making engineering and cons...

easyJet and Bristol Airport complete hydrogen refuelling trial

A airside hydrogen refuelling trial, led by easyJet and supported by several cross-industry partners, has been successfully completed at Bristol Airport – the first airport trial of its kind at a major UK airport. Hydrogen was used to refuel and power ground support equipment (GSE) – specific...

Schiphol trials electric autonomous shuttle buses as part of sustainability drive

Schiphol trials electric autonomous buses as part of sustainability drive

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is trialling the use of electric autonomous shuttle buses as a part of its ambition to have emission-free autonomous ground operations by 2050. Two self-driving Ohmio buses are following a fixed route and making stops at various locations on Schiphol's airside. The s...

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