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Rapiscan Systems Metor 6E Achieves ECAC Standard

Rapiscan® Systems has announced that its Metor 6E people screening solution has achieved the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and European Union performance standard for walk-through metal detectors. The Metor 6E can now be used in airports within the ECAC/EU. Rapiscan’s Metor 6E is built to support high-traffic security screening environments. Features include automatic interactive…

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Melbourne Airport Extends Contract with SITA

Melbourne Airport has announced that it has extended its contract with SITA for flexible and passenger-friendly technology to ready the airport for its forecast passenger growth and expansion. SITA already supplies a variety of flexible services for passenger check-in and bag drop in the International Terminal. The contract will extend those services to other terminals,…

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Beijing Daxing Airport Selects Xsight Systems’ for Runways

Beijing Daxing International Airport has selected Xsight Systems’ Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection solution, RunWize™, for installation on its eastern and northern runways. RunWize™ monitors and detects any forms of debris or hazards to prevent many FOD incidents such as bird strikes and runway excursions, thus increasing runway safety, capacity and efficiency. RunWize™ uses image…

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L3 Opens Passenger Screening Experience Centre in the U.S.

L3 Technologies has opened a Passenger Screening Experience Centre near Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. The interactive centre aims to allow security professionals and airport operators to test screening systems, view demonstrations and trial new concepts in operational efficiency. The 6,000-square-foot space includes L3’s ProVision® 2 body scanner, ClearScan® checkpoint computed tomography cabin…

Wellington to Adopt New Veovo Platform

Wellington to Adopt New Veovo Platform

Wellington International Airport is the first airport to have implemented Veovo’s new airport management system, termed R8. By connecting, combining and analysing data from a myriad of IT systems, such as air traffic control software, gate management tools, as well as feeds, such as MetService weather updates, the platform delivers in-depth insights to airport staff…

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Malta and Toronto Install SITA’s Airport Management System

Malta International Airport and Nieuport Aviation, the owner and operator of the passenger terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, have selected SITA’s Airport Management System (AMS). The AMS includes flight information display screens that communicate information to passengers, such as flight status and departure gate allocation, from the check-in hall through to the gates.…