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Issue 5 2018

 

Lighting the way for the future of airfield ground lighting

2 November 2018 | By ,

Hong Kong International Airport has revolutionised the airfield ground light inspection system with the world’s first automated integrity checking system. Amen Tong, General Manager, Technical Services of the Airport Authority Hong Kong and Dr. Nick Lau, co-inventor of AGLSIS, discuss the system’s performance and impact, and their visions on utilising…

Air traffic control and management: Simulating the skies of Lebanon

2 November 2018 | By

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), which manages and operates Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport in the heart of Lebanon, has undertaken an extensive 10-year reconstruction programme to rebuild the airport following decades of sustained damage during conflicts. Airways New Zealand explains how an innovative approach to air traffic control…

Ensuring the same accessibility options for all passengers

2 November 2018 | By

It is essential that all passengers have the same options and rights for transfer and mobility at an airport. In 2017, almost 44,000 passengers ordered the assistance service at Helsinki Airport. This is only a fraction of the number of passengers with reduced mobility who travelled through, and those numbers…

Big data facilitating the working towards a smart future

2 November 2018 | By

Airports must embrace next-generation disruptive technologies to improve their operational efficiency, says Dheeraj Kohli, Vice President and Global Head of Travel and Transportation at Unisys Corporation, discussing how the often-underutilised resource of big data presents a huge opportunity for the airport industry.

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