Aviation Paper

WBP news: Enhancing the car parking experience at US airports

ABM says that it is evolving its innovative data-enabled smart parking solution, ABM Vantage, “through the introduction and expansion of services tailored to the aviation industry”. “America’s relationship with air travel is notoriously stressful, and parking at airports has historically been no different,” said Sean Bromfield, president of aviation at ABM. “We are changing airport […]

From the ground up

Blueprint Power’s chief technology officer, Nick Schmidt, considers some of the energy monitoring and emissions reducing options open to airports at the beginning of their decarbionisation journeys. Governments and organisations around the world are grappling with energy and sustainability challenges as they try to lessen their environmental impact and support global climate goals and airports, […]

Drone patrol

Radio frequency cyber technology can help combat the dangers posed by the growing number of rogue drones flying close to airports and, in some cases, breaching the perimeter fence, writes Jeffrey Star, CMO of D-Fend Solutions. Drone sightings and incidents around airports have increased significantly in recent years. Since the beginning of 2023 alone, there […]

Shannon Airport welcomes launch of new Chicago service

It’s take-off for Shannon Airport’s new Chicago service with United Airlines today as the first flight takes to the skies towards the windy city. At 8.50am this morning, excited passengers boarded the Boeing 757-200 aircraft departing at 9.30am, for the first daily seasonal Chicago service from Shannon bound for O’Hare International Airport. Speaking at a gate celebration to mark […]

New CT scanners enhance security at Munich Airport

New computed tomography (CT) security scanners in Terminals 1 and 2 will make passenger and baggage checks at Munich Airport safer, faster and more convenient. “We have subjected the technology to extensive tests, and the results are unequivocal: Passengers like the scanners because they no longer have to unpack their laptops and liquids, which makes […]

Changi Airport Group to help develop Uzbekistan’s gateway to the world

Uzbekistan Airports Joint Stock Company (JSC) and Changi Airports International (CAI) have signed an agreement to jointly develop Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport in Uzbekistan. The gateway is the largest international airport in the Republic of Uzbekistan and the third busiest airport in Central Asia based on pre-pandemic passenger levels. The agreement – CAI is […]

The digital airfield

Esri’s global transportation industry director, Terry Bills, explains how the digital transformation of airfield inspections has enhanced safety and operational efficiency at two very different US gateways. Maintaining the continuous safety of an airport’s runways, taxiways and ramps requires dedicated teams focused on a large number of details. Each light, pavement marking, navigational aid and […]

Airport hospitality: Click and go!

Clare Williams Fannin of Templemere PR explores how innovative tech is transforming the airport passenger experience. By definition, airports are tech-forward spaces. But technology shouldn’t only be reserved for the complex processes of managing flights. It also has a role to play in helping to deliver the best possible experience to passengers. Mark Smith, chief […]

New staff badging office opens at LAX

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has celebrated the opening of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)’s new Security Badge Office. The occasion marked another milestone in the transformation that is underway at the airport. The multi-billion-dollar capital improvement programme is already being recognised with awards and receiving positive reviews for improving the experiences of airport guests, […]