Tag: TaxiBot

Brussels Airport and TUI fly are testing the Taxibot for sustainable taxiing

Brussels Airport and TUI fly are conducting Taxibot tests as part of the Stargate program, a European Green Deal project for a greener aviation. The Taxibot is a semi-autonomous aircraft towing system that can significantly reduce environmental impact, as taxiing will happen using the Taxibot on ...

AirAsia India deploys revolutionary TaxiBot operations at Bengaluru International Airport 

As one of the key initiatives during Tata Sustainability Month, AirAsia India today flagged off the commencement of TaxiBot operations at Bengaluru International Airport, following successful trials and subsequent implementation at Delhi International Airport. The flag-off event was attended by Mr...

sustainable taxiing standard procedure by 2030

Research carried out by Schiphol and TaxiBot partners in the sector has shown that sustainable taxiing uses at least 50% less fuel than standard taxiing. This can lead to significant environmental benefits as planes produce fewer emissions at the airport. The viability study revealed that majo...

TaxiBot Semi-Robotic Towing Tractor to Trial at Schiphol Airport.

Today Schiphol and Smart Airport Systems announce it’s trial for sustainable taxiing at Schiphol airport in cooperation with the partners Air Traffic Control Netherlands (LVNL), the Ministry of I&W, Corendon Dutch Airlines, KLM, Transavia, EasyJet and handlers Dnata and KLM Ground Services. ...

Air India becomes first airline to use autonomous Taxibot on A320 aircraft

Air India on Tuesday became the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on a A320 aircraft with passengers onboard, it has been reported. Taxibot is an autonomous aircraft tractor for taxiing planes from the parking bay to runway and vice versa. The national carrier's Chairman and Managi...

Celebi to invest $45 million in taxibots across its Indian stations

Celebi Aviation is to invest up to €45 million to bring taxibots at its key Indian stations over the next five to six years to help reduce carbon emissions emitted in taxi-ing by airlines and airports. The Turkish ground handling company is to roll-out taxibots across airports where it operate...

Israel Aerospace Industries and KSU sign agreement to operate TaxiBots in India

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) entered an agreement with KSU from India for operating TaxiBot vehicles in New Delhi and Mumbai airports. The contract will be implemented in two stages. In the first phase, TaxiBot vehicles will be delivered to the airports and run in a controlled trial until end ...

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