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NEWS Friday, 29 March 2019 |

Flying into 2025 – exploring the future of drone threats

It’s no surprise to anyone working in aviation that the growing use of drones has caused an upsurge in near-miss reports and increased the risk of disrupting or even colliding with air traffic, writes Siete Hamminga.

NEWS Thursday, 28 March 2019 |

Construction work set to start on Detroit Metro runway

A $256 million project to reconstruct Runway 3L/21R at Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s (DTW) and its associated taxiways is to begin on April 1. 

NEWS Thursday, 28 February 2019 |

Invercargill set to get New Zealand’s first digital ATC tower

New Zealand’s first remotely operated digital air traffic control tower is a step closer to reality following the award of a contract to global technology provider Frequentis to develop a digital system for Invercargill Airport.

NEWS Wednesday, 28 February 2018 |

Istanbul New Airport celebrates construction of first runway and now 80% complete

Istanbul New Airport, the €10.2 billion mega hub being built on the outskirts of the city, is now 80% complete and yesterday celebrated turning on the lights of the first of its three runways. 

NEWS Tuesday, 21 November 2017 |

Green light for remote control tower operations at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport's remote ATC tower is ready for take-off after being given the green light by the Hungarian Civil Aviation Authority.

NEWS Tuesday, 18 July 2017 |

Work commences on the rehabilitation of Ireland's longest airport runway

The rehabilitation of Ireland’s longest runway, at Shannon Airport, is proving a triumph of logistics as the equivalent of one football pitch is re-laid between dusk and dawn each night, the airport has revealed.

NEWS Tuesday, 27 June 2017 |

Istanbul New Airport to boast intelligent airfield

ADB SAFEGATE is to provide 35,000 intelligent LED airfield runway and taxiway lights and a host of visual aids for Istanbul New Airport, which is set to open in late 2018 and is expected to eventually become the world’s biggest gateway handling in excess of 200 million passengers yearly.

NEWS Friday, 28 April 2017 |

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) uses drone technology to inspect runway

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is believed to have become the first airport in the US to use a drone to carry out an inspection of one of its runways.

NEWS Tuesday, 18 April 2017 |

Queenstown Airport shows that it is in the groove with new runway

A NZ$750,000 project to apply grooves to Queenstown Airport’s runway has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule.

NEWS Monday, 27 February 2017 |

Dublin Airport launches no drone zone awareness campaign

Dublin Airport has launched a safety awareness campaign specifically aimed at drone users.

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