Monthly Archives: May 2020

Technology helps disinfect HKIA

Hong Kong International Airport’s operator is applying the latest disinfectant technology to protect staff and passengers from COVID-19. Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has deployed disinfection channels, antimicrobial coating and autonomous cleaning robots throughout the airport. It is the first airport in the world to trial the CleanTech full-body disinfection channel facility, where people will […]

Infrastructure projects continue at Vilnius Airport with developments of the Northern Apron and Taxiways

Construction company “Kauno tiltai” won the public procurement bid launched by SE Lithuanian Airports. The contractor will renovate several taxiways, as well as reconstruct the Northern Apron of Vilnius Airport. During the project, the pavement and engineering networks of the apron will be renewed, and that will allow to increase the effectiveness and usage of […]

Hot-bodies tested to get people back in the sky during COVID-19

The Canberra Airport was the first major Australian airport to introduce body temperature scanning at security this week as an additional safety measure against COVID-19. Head of Aviation, Michael Thomson, said that Canberra Airport is open for business and the body scanning was another step the airport is taking to assist passengers to feel safe […]

Quito Airport will be ready to resume air transport with processes and protection protocols for passengers and airport workers

Quito, May 4, 2020. – The health crisis caused by the Covid-2019 global pandemic is affecting the productive and commercial activities of the city and the country, where the air transport sector is one of the industries that felt its strong negative impacts. Andrew O’Brian, President and CEO of Corporación Quiport, explained that “restrictions on […]

Leidos Completes Acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’ Security Detection and Automation Businesses Creating a Comprehensive, Global Security and Detection Portfolio

(Reston, Va.) May 4, 2020 – Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’ (“L3Harris”) Security Detection and Automation businesses, for approximately $1 billion in cash.  The transaction was previously announced on Feb. 4, 2020.   The acquired businesses provide airport and critical […]