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Drones at airports – new opportunities through new technology

Drones at airports – new opportunities through new technology

By Sören Fürbas, Project Manager for Drone Services, airsight GmbH

The safe and secure integration of drones

The safe and secure integration of drones

Research and innovation is underway in SESAR to ensure that the increase of drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, in particular in relation to commercial air transport, writes Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking.

Customised solutions for jet blast protection, noise reduction and engine testing

Customised solutions for jet blast protection, noise reduction and engine testing

VALIS Engineering is exhibiting at this year’s ACI Airport Exchange, where its key focus will be on sharing technical insights into jet blast protection, noise reduction and engine testing. Vasco Velez Grilo, CEO VALIS Engineering, spoke to Ross Falconer.

Air BP invests in new fuelling infrastructure to supply Bergen Airport

Air BP invests in new fuelling infrastructure to supply Bergen Airport

Air BP has invested in upgrades to its fuel infrastructure at Dolvik terminal in Norway. The newly-upgraded terminal, which has the capacity to store eight million litres of aviation fuel, will deliver Jet A-1 via pipeline to Norway’s second-largest airport, Bergen. The investment will result in a more efficient, lower carbon fuel supply for customers.

Baggage-handling: Enhancing passenger experience

Baggage-handling: Enhancing passenger experience

Technological innovation is already beginning to transform some elements of the air travel experience. How can airport executives harness the latest technology and innovative thinking to improve baggage-handling and ultimately remain competitive? By John Beasley, Airport Development Team Leader, Arup