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Airports in the News – Summer 2019

Airports in the News – Summer 2019

A snapshot of stories from around Europe

“In the next decade, we will see remote digital towers for all airports, just with different use cases”

“In the next decade, we will see remote digital towers for all airports, just with different use cases”

An interview with Peter Gridling, Head of Sales, Frequentis & Frequentis DFS Aerosense. By Ross Falconer

Airports in the News – Spring 2019

Airports in the News – Spring 2019

A snapshot of stories from around Europe.

Regulating an invasion

Regulating an invasion

While the business opportunities presented by drones are known to many in the aviation industry, incidents in recent months have raised awareness of both the safety and security threats that drones can pose to airports. ACI EUROPE has been working with EASA and EUROCONTROL to develop EU-wide rules to regulate their use. And in recent months, it has also created a Drones Task Force to develop expertise and provide guidelines for airports. Aidan Flanagan reports.

Europe’s airports embrace digital transformation with SESAR’s innovative excellence

Europe’s airports embrace digital transformation with SESAR’s innovative excellence

SESAR Joint Undertaking – the European Commission’s Single European Sky ATM Research programme – has developed technologies that have proved beneficial to Europe’s airports as regards safety, operational and environmental performance and, ultimately, the passenger experience. Given the relevance of SESAR innovation and implementation for airports, ACI EUROPE released a publication on SESAR Joint Undertaking’s pivotal role in supporting the digital transformation of airports. Inês Rebelo reports.