The Plaza opens at Charlotte Douglas

CLT’s new 51,000-square-foot East Terminal Expansion opened on Friday, Nov. 15, offering passengers more concessions and amenities to enhance their traveling experience. The $39 million addition, called The Plaza, is part of the Destination CLT portfolio, a $2.5-$3.1 billion capital investment in capacity enhancements. Located between Concourses D and E, The Plaza, provides an inviting […]

dans strongly participating in Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the air navigation services provider and air traffic control for Dubai and Northern Emirates, has increased its presence at the 16th edition of Dubai Airshow 2019. In line with the theme of the Airshow ‘Dedicated to Connecting People’, Dans is showcasing its entire gamut of services focussed on technology […]

New Zealand airport baggage and parcel handling systems innovator, Glidepath, to be acquired by French robotics and automated solutions leader, B2A Technology

Glidepath Limited announced today that its shareholders have entered into an agreement to sell the shares in the leading integrated airport baggage and parcel handling systems, to B2A Technology SAS, the French leader in automated turnkey solutions for the intralogistics, airport and healthcare markets. Owner and Executive Chairman, Sir Ken Stevens, said in confirming the […]

Registration Opens for Defence Aviation Safety Conference 2020

Registration is now open for The Defence Aviation Safety Conference, which will return to London on 23rd– 24th April 2020. SMi Group are delighted to announce that the Defence Aviation Safety Conference is returning to London in April 2020. As the leading event dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment, it will […]

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai to grow presence in Middle East and strengthen global footprint

Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region. The office, which is located in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), offers Air […]

New Orleans International opens new US$1bn terminal

The new 972,000ft2 North Terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) opened on November 6 following seven years of design and planning work by global architecture firms Leo A Daly and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. The 35-gate, US$1bn terminal will accommodate growth for the airport, which is now the fifth […]

New electric vehicles from Hubtex and Dimos for efficient ULD handling

An all-in-one solution: The X-Way Mover combines numerous air cargo disciplines The handling of ULD (Unit Load Device) containers is a key logistical task in the air cargo sector. From truck unloading and storage to the loading of the goods into the aircraft, various transport vehicles are used including Transfer Vehicles (TV), Elevating Transfer Vehicles […]

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2020 prepares to land in Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX), the world’s premier event for those responsible for cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort, will return to Hamburg from 31 March – 2 April 2020. Amid a burgeoning aircraft cabin interior market – which is expected to achieve a CAGR of 8% [1] from 2018-2024 – the event will highlight […]

Schiphol rolls out its own network for Internet of Things applications

Schiphol has completed the roll-out of its own network for Internet of Things applications at the airport. The network offers coverage in all public areas such as the arrival and departure halls, lounges, piers and Schiphol Plaza, and in non-public areas such as the baggage basements and aprons. Thanks to its greater range and reduced […]