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Advanced Airport Technologies Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% Analytical Research Report

Advanced Airport Technologies Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% Analytical Research Report (Forecast 2018-2023) Covering: Major Applications, Product types, Key players, Focused Regions, Forecasting

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Description of Advanced Airport Technologies Market: The advanced airport technologies market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period 2018 – 2023. Advanced technologies are being used in various airport systems such as airport communications, digital signage systems, airport management systems, fire, security and car parking systems.

Enhancing Passenger Security Systems

The rapid growth of the industry has put airport operators under pressure to face essential challenges such as increasing their capacity, optimizing their processes, diversifying their revenues, being part of the global passenger experience and, providing top security and cybersecurity measures. Airports recognize the need to move towards more efficient and less intrusive security to help them reduce the high cost of security implementation and to provide the hassle-free experience today’s traveler’s demand. As well as redesigning facilities and providing additional training to improve security services, airports need to take an automated, proactive approach that makes passenger journeys faster and more comfortable while taking into account the constantly evolving threat environment. Of course, this must be accomplished in a cost-efficient way to ensure it doesn’t add to already excessive security costs. Advanced detection technologies, more efficient security procedures and improved intelligence will involve close collaboration between airports, airlines, and national or regional governments to provide the safe and best passenger experience.

Approximately 1.5 million commercial aviation passengers are screened in US each day for weapons and dangerous articles before boarding an airplane. The alarm-clearing search procedures employ either a hand-wand metal detector or a physical pat-down search. The technologies for detecting metallic objects are mature, and the manner in which these technologies are implemented to ensure airport and air carrier security is familiar to travelers.

RISING INFLUX OF PASSENGERS ON AIRPORTS

The rise in the number of passengers have proven the airports inefficient in dealing with the arising passenger problems. Situations such as crowded check-in counters, last minute gate changes as well as service delays creates frustration among the passengers. These problems arise due to the lack of information as well as poor communication among the airline, airport as well as the passengers. Airports, in the present scenario have become increasingly congested and it is vital in ensuring that they have the right technology in place. Service disruptions, long check-in lines and baggage issues are the three main areas of passenger discomfort. In order to tackle these challenges and improve the experience of the customer, airports worldwide adopting newer technologies such as self-check in kiosks that will help in revolutionizing the check-in process.

Furthermore, new technologies such as face recognition systems can be seen in various airports. Facial scanning systems have been installed at the international departure airports of Boston, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, New York City as well as Washington DC with newer facial recognition systems coming to various airports in 2018. Facial technology in airports takes the picture of the travelling passengers and the system scans the passenger’s faces and matches it to the image stored in the biometric chip of the passenger’s electronic passport or against an airline passenger manifest. This system helps the passenger to board their flights swiftly thus avoiding the process of manual passenger inspection. Furthermore, these systems shall help in reducing the queues at the check-in counters while speeding up the airline boarding process. The facial recognition technology was first used for New York based JetBlue Airways to inspect the passengers on the flight travelling from Boston (BOS) to Aruba (AUA). This technology helps in confirming the identity of the passenger in 2-3 minutes thus saving the passenger from showing his original boarding pass. Furthermore, Miami International Airport (MIA) is the first international airport in US of America to inaugurate the facility of facial recognition. In the present scenario, 100 Access500 e-kiosks have been set up at the Dubai International Airport (DXB). The systems contain facial recognition sensors as well as biometric capturing devices which shall help to identify passengers within 2-3 seconds.

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The Global demand for Advanced Airport Technologies Market is forecast to report strong development driven by consumption in major evolving markets. More growth opportunities to come up between 2018 and 2025 compared to a few years ago, signifying the rapid pace of change.

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Advanced Airport Technologies Market report passes on a fundamental overview of the Market including its definition, applications, and advancement. Furthermore, the Industry report investigates the ecumenical Major Advanced Airport Technologies Market players in detail. Advanced Airport Technologies Market report gives key bits of Cautiousness and subsisting status of the Players and is a basic Source obviously and heading for Companies and people energized by the Industry.

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Jewel Changi Airport opens to the public with a gamut of familiar and new-to-market retail and F&B experiences

SINGAPORE, 11 April 2019 – Today, Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) gave selected members of the public a sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle destination. The 135,700 sqm complex, built on the site of the former Terminal 1 open air carpark, is designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie and features a distinctive dome-shaped façade. It will offer both local residents and international visitors a multi-faceted experience that includes attractions, unique shopping and dining concepts, as well as airport and accommodation facilities.

Ms Hung Jean, Chief Executive Officer, Jewel Changi Airport Devt, said, “The vision for Jewel Changi Airport is to be a destination where ‘The World meets Singapore, and Singapore meets the World’. The unique proposition of world-class shopping and dining, seamlessly integrated with lush greenery, fulfils the needs of increasingly discerning travellers for a meaningful and experiential journey, even for brief layovers.

“Moreover, by providing innovative and fresh experiences for Singapore residents and working professionals in its vicinity, Jewel will invigorate Singapore’s eastern precincts and provide more opportunities for the public to enjoy time with family and friends.”

Visitors to Jewel can look forward to a slew of long-awaited new-to-Singapore brands including Emack & Bolio’s, JW360˚, Lavender, OYSHO and Pokémon Center Singapore that will open their first stores alongside familiar homegrown favourites such as In Good Company, Supermama and Tiger Street Lab. These local retailers, designers and craftsmen are given the opportunity to craft a retail theatre to share the nation’s story with the world. Jewel also has a dedicated retail cluster of homegrown brands on Level 1 meant to be a one-stop shop for travellers looking to bring home a piece of Singapore.

Multiple retailing formats are present at Jewel, including duplexes, outdoor terraces and spaces within the Canopy Park on the topmost level. Several established brands such as Bengawan Solo, Nike and Tiger Street Lab will also offer new concepts and even exclusive-to-Jewel merchandise.

The majestic 40-metre HSBC Rain Vortex, the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, will greet visitors upon entering Jewel. Surrounding it are the manicured grounds of the Shiseido Forest Valley. Play attractions such as the Manulife Sky Nets, Hedge Maze, Mirror Maze and Discovery Slides were designed to blend into the unique indoor garden environment and will open on 10 June 2019.

Come May 2019, the Changi Experience Studio on Level 4 will bring visitors on a journey of fun and discovery through the virtual world of Changi Airport with interactive games, projection experiences, immersive shows and gallery exhibits.

Enhancement of capacity at Changi Airport

In conjunction with the development of Jewel, Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 has also been expanded to increase capacity by another three million passenger movements per year. This brings the airport’s total capacity to 85 million, ensuring that it remains well placed to support the growth of air travel in the region.

As part of Changi Airport’s continued focus on providing passenger convenience, airport facilities have also been added in Jewel. These include early check-in counters and kiosks, a baggage storage service and the Changi Lounge, a 150-seat lounge with shower facilities, offering seamless transfers for passengers connecting to and from cruise and ferry services.

Jewel will also house the first YOTELAIR property in Asia. With 130 smartly-designed cabins that optimise space in its Premium, Accessible and Family cabins, these rooms can be booked for a minimum of four hours, ideal for short daytime layovers or overnight stays. YOTELAIR also features time-saving airline style self-check-in kiosks that will facilitate a hassle-free check-in process.

Mr Lee Seow Hiang, Chairman of Jewel Changi Airport Devt. Pte. Ltd., and Chief Executive Officer of Changi Airport Group, said, “We are delighted to see the completion of Changi Airport’s new jewel, which we hope will contribute to many more memorable Changi experiences for our passengers. Jewel Changi Airport is a valuable addition to Singapore’s world-class tourism attractions and aviation facilities. We look forward to welcoming the world to Jewel, whether they are travelling to or through Singapore.”

Mr Lee Chee Koon, President & Group Chief Executive Officer, CapitaLand Group, said, “The opening of Jewel marks another milestone in CapitaLand’s track record of building world-class architectural icons. With its unique combination of top-notch retail offerings, attractions and facilities amidst a garden setting, Jewel demonstrates our multi-faceted capabilities in real estate development and illuminates the limitless possibilities we will have to enliven an airport precinct with retail at its core. CapitaLand is proud to present in Jewel, a category-defying icon that will be enjoyed by all Singapore residents and international tourists who pass through its doors.”

About Changi Airport Group

Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.

Changi Airport is the world’s seventh busiest airport for international traffic, managing a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018. Changi Airport has 400 retail and service stores, as well as 140 F&B outlets. With over 100 airlines providing connectivity to 400 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,400 flights every week, or about one every 80 seconds.

source : http://www.changiairport.com/corporate/media-centre/newsroom.html#/pressreleases/jewel-changi-airport-opens-to-the-public-with-a-gamut-of-familiar-and-new-to-market-retail-and-f-and-b-experiences-2859284

Mobile technology: the answer to better baggage handling

Mobile technology will bring far better baggage handling. This is a crucial focus for the air transport industry as passenger numbers grow, says the SITA 2019 Passenger IT Insights report.

If the air transport industry is going to improve the passenger experience, operational efficiencies and its bottom lines, then better baggage handling is undoubtedly a top agenda item. Some 4.3 billion air passengers traveled around the globe last year. That’s roughly 4.3 billion bags that have to be processed. This number will only grow.

Better baggage handling is central to a better travel experience for air passengers. Bags, after all, are personal. People are understandably attached to them. They don’t want the added stress of not trusting whether their bag will be there at the end of the journey. They just want to pick it up and be on their way.

Transforming to an intelligent baggage experience

In our 2018 SITA Baggage Report we saw how baggage management is changing, with passengers set to see some major differences. I’m pleased to say that this has come to fruition. SITA’s 2019 Passenger IT Insights report highlights enormous potential for using data and intelligence to inform air passengers of the whereabouts of their baggage. Real-time notifications and fast self-service bag drop, for example, are becoming more commonplace.

Airlines are increasingly rolling out apps for air passengers that provide them with tracking updates on their baggage in real-time. The Insights report shows that one in four passengers have used an app to collect information about their baggage, to inform them of which belt their baggage will arrive on, for example.

Tracking – tackling a pinch-point

One of the stand-out points of the SITA 2019 Passenger IT Insights report is that passengers are more satisfied when using technology. This especially applies to baggage tracking. Some 8.6% said they were more satisfied when airlines and airports share information about the whereabouts of their baggage. This is a great improvement as baggage handling is a real pinch-point for air passengers.

At SITA we’re actively working with IATA to deliver tracking to comply with the IATA Resolution 753, designed to encourage airlines to further reduce baggage mishandling by implementing cross-industry tracking for every bag journey. Data harvested at check-in, aircraft loading, transfer and arrival can be shared with stakeholders to enhance operational efficiency by reducing baggage mishandling costs and pushing forward on-time performance.

SITA’s BagJourney, for example, supports a smoother bag journey experience by making sure everyone involved in the baggage process has up-to-date information about the exact location of each bag being handled. Following the deployment of BagJourney, Etihad Airways, which processes approximately 24.5 million bags for its 8,500 scheduled flights now closes more than 90 percent of mishandled baggage cases as a result.

SITA’s BagJourney, for example, supports a smoother bag journey experience by making sure everyone involved in the baggage process has up-to-date information about the exact location of each bag being handled. Following the deployment of Bag Journey, Russia’s S7 Airlines was able to meet the requirements of Resolution 753 very quickly, as 55% of its baggage traffic was already digital thanks to SITA’s baggage services already in place. These services have also allowed the carrier to improve its passenger experience, using the SITA Bag Journey API with real time information of the baggage loading information, S7 passengers are able to track their baggage at Domodedovo Airport via the S7 mobile app.

Passengers want mobile services

SITA research also shows that the vast majority of passengers carry a smartphone, tablet or laptop – with 17% carrying all three devices. This provides an enormous opportunity for airlines and airports to provide mobile services that offer personalized information. There’s no doubt about it: the demand among passengers is definitely there.

In our 2019 Passenger IT Insights report, unsurprisingly, three of the top mobile services on air passengers’ wish lists link directly to tracking the status of their baggage: 65% said they’d definitely report mishandled bags via their mobile devices, 64% said they want to be able to track their bags via an app, and 63% would like baggage collection notifications pushed to their mobile devices on arrival. Only a quarter of air passengers say they can actually do this today.

A mobile future

This year’s Passenger IT Insights is encouraging. It makes clear that airlines and airports are keen to bring in mobile services for baggage tracking, and where such services are available passengers are getting a very positive experience.

This is great news. I believe we’re on the cusp of real change. The analysis of end-to-end baggage tracking has the power to pinpoint exactly where efficiencies can be improved, while enhancing the overall passenger experience and taking us one step closer to seamless travel. 

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Digital twins, the airport operations control interface of the future

Published on  11 April by Kevin O’Sullivan , Lead Engineer, SITA Lab  

A digital twin is the virtual replica of a physical asset. Formula 1 teams use digital twins to track exactly what’s happening throughout the car as it goes around the circuit. They can also make changes to the digital twin to see how the car will react, which is faster, and cheaper, than making changes to the actual car.

Clearly an F1 car is very complex but it isn’t as complex as an airport. And the latest SITA Lab project is to build digital twins of airports.                                

Getting the full picture

Information about everything that happens at an airport is largely available in the more advanced control centers. However, because the various elements are collected and presented independently, it can be difficult to see the overall picture, and how all the elements interact. It can also be hard to generate a historical view to review how the airport previously handled disruption caused by bad weather, for example.

Our concept is to create the operations control interface of the future, using digital twins to bring together everything that’s happening. It covers arriving and departing aircraft, the number of passengers involved, queue wait times, escalator operations, passenger satisfaction with restrooms, traffic flows at drop-off and pick-up and much more.

Busting silos for better decision-making

What was siloed information is now all presented in one place. We are testing it at a major East coast US airport where the 3D interface is on an 86-inch touch-screen in the operations room.

digital twin airport software

The result is improved decision-making, based on the holistic view of the airport operations. As well as showing what’s happening now, we can also select a moment in history and play back exactly what happened in the past. It’s a very effective way of investigating the handling of disruption, to identify what can be done better next time.

Predict and control

The next stage, which we’re working on now, is to build in a view of what is going to happen. By feeding in flight information, weather data and other operational information we can use the digital twin to predict what will happen at the airport next.

As an example, you would be able to see that three wide-bodied aircraft will be landing at the same time because two of them were delayed causing unanticipated congestion. By shifting their gates, you can stagger passengers’ arrival at passport control or you can deploy more resources and open up more border control gates. You can arrange your ground handling resources to alleviate delays at baggage collection.  And you can arrange all this before the planes have even landed.

Our goal is for digital twin technology to start making recommendations based on what the data shows will happen. The airport can then set its own rules about how those recommendations are actioned.

The potential is becoming clear

Some will be handled automatically. When dissatisfied feedback from a restroom passes a set threshold, a cleaner can be dispatched, for example. Other decisions will always need human input, particularly during times of heavy disruption.

However, the recommendations made by digital twin technology will help inform that decision-making. And the technology will learn which recommendations are typically accepted and suggest a new rule to make the process even more efficient.

A fully-functioning productized digital twin of an airport is still some time off. But as we build it out more widely and deeply, the full extent of its potential is becoming clear.

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The Great Move: Atatürk Airport operations moved to Istanbul Airport

The biggest logistical operation in the world aviation history was held between 5 and 6 April 2019. In a total of 33 hours, 12 hours earlier than expected, all airlines moved from Atatürk Airport to their brand-new home Istanbul Airport. For Turkish Airlines alone around 1,800 personnel transferred approximately 47,300 tons of equipment. The combined size of it covered 33 football pitches.

The whole moving operation went smoothly and exactly as planned. In the afternoon of 6 April, all airlines and their passenger systems become fully operational in the new mega hub. Kadri Samsunlu, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board at iGA Airport Operations, expressed his excitement about the new beginning: “This exercise was simply unprecedented: No move between two globally-important hub airports has ever been attempted on anything like this scale before. Yet we achieved it without disruption, especially to the hundreds of thousands of travellers who continued to transit seamlessly between Asia, Africa and Europe over Istanbul Airport, while benefitting from the most advanced passenger experience technologies combined with superb shopping and eating. The smooth move to our new home, follows a record five-year fast-build, and firmly sets Istanbul Airport on the path to growth as one of the world’s most significant air transport centres.”

Istanbul Airport, the world’s new hub, officially opened on 29 October 2018, the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic. Once fully completed, including four phases with six runways, the airport is set to serve 200 million passengers annually. At full capacity, Istanbul Airport will become a global aviation hub with flights to over 300 destinations around the world. With its exclusive passenger services, Istanbul Airport will create the best passenger experience for people all over the world.

In addition to this, passenger comfort, convenience and connectivity are central to Istanbul Airport. A mix of latest technical advances, a smart wayfinding system, excellent design and a wide choice of shopping and retail experiences will enhance the passenger experience. The airport is also well connected by train, bus and car, thus offering passengers a variety of reliable ways to travel to and from Istanbul Airport.

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Istanbul Opens New Airport Mega Project

Istanbul Opens New Airport Mega Project: Turkey Inaugurated World’s Future Biggest Airport

#Istanbul#megaprojects#turkey#turkeynewairport Istanbul Opens New Airport Mega Project: Turkey Inaugurated World’s Future Biggest Airport Istanbul New Airport Mega Project: Turkey Unveiled World’s Future Biggest Airport Turkey’s president inaugurated a gleaming new aviation hub in Istanbul on Monday, a mega project that he has pushed to fulfill his dream of making Turkey a global player. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Istanbul Airport was open for operations on a special day – the 95th anniversary of Turkey’s establishment as a republic following its war of independence. With the sprawling new airport on shores of the Black Sea, Erdogan declared that Turkey has become the “most important transit location on the north-south, east-west axes, connecting 60 countries and $20 trillion economies.” “With this airport, we are furthering our country’s key role in the integration of global economies,” he said. It was a symbolic opening, with only a few flights scheduled this week. But by the end of the year, the massive airport will replace Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, named after Turkey’s founder. Istanbul Airport is expected to host 90 million passengers per year in its first phase, and in 10 years handle 200 million travelers on six runways. That’s almost double the traffic at the world’s current busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson. In a reversal, Erdogan said the old airport would remain open for non-commercial flights, aviation fairs and other activities. Some of its grounds will be turned into a park. Turkish Airlines will launch its first flights out of the new airport to three local destinations: Ankara, Antalya and Izmir. It will also fly to Baku and Ercan in northern Cyprus. Erdogan slammed critics who doubted that the megaproject could be completed safely on time. The 5-company consortium Istanbul Grand Airport, which built the airport and will run it for 25 years, said 36,000 workers completed the first phase of the project in 42 months. But labor issues have also tarnished the airport’s image. “The prestige project has been marred by reports of accidents and arrests of protesting workers,” said Emma Sinclair-Webb of Human Rights Watch, which cited at least 38 workplace deaths over the past three years. Hundreds of workers were detained in September after a strike against poor working conditions, including unpaid salaries, bedbugs, unsafe food and inadequate transport to the site. Human Rights Watch said some protesters were fired and at least 31 people, including a union leader, were arrested. Interesting Engineering is a cutting edge, leading community designed for all lovers of engineering, technology and science. Join us to keep up with the latest in new technological advances, ground-breaking scientific discoveries and the most Interesting Engineering projects in the entire world. As well as cool recent developments in these fields we also bring you some of the coolest and most interesting science, technology and engineering information from the past. Satisfy your thirst for knowledge, research a new project or find the latest tech gadgets, we have it all. Learn about amazing discoveries and inventions by the most celebrated tech, science and engineering geniuses of all time or step back in time to see the marvels of the past. A truly wonderful resource for all students, experts and enthusiasts with a passion for the developing world. Interesting Engineering also supplies a vast social network which allows you to interact with others who share your interests

Drones are endangering airport operations, says UK Airprox Board

UK Airprox Board

UK Airprox Board says that drones are putting airport operations on risks. Credit: AdityaChinchure on Unsplash.

A report published by the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) has warned that illegal drone intrusions in airport airspace have increased by more than a third in 2018, putting aircraft and passengers’ lives at risk.

The UKAB recorded 125 dangerous nearby encounters of drones with aircraft in 2018, a sharp rise from 93 and 71 violations recorded in 2017 and 2016, respectively.

UKAB, which investigates drone-related incidents, said that 39 of these encounters were recorded at London’s Heathrow Airport. Manchester Airport witnessed 10 incidents last year.

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) flight safety head Rob Hunter was quoted by the Financial Times as saying the rise was “incredibly concerning”.

Hunter further added: “A drone coming into contact with an airliner or helicopter could prove disastrous.

Hunter told the publication that the actual number of drone sightings at all airports in 2018 could be much higher than 125.

In January, Heathrow temporarily halted all departing flights as a safety measure after a drone was spotted flying near the airfield.

After the incident, Heathrow said: “We have invested significantly over the years to enhance our capabilities to detect and deter drones at the airport.”

A similar drone sighting incident at Gatwick Airport in December 2018 led to the closure of the airport for nearly 36 hours. During the busy Christmas period, at least 100 flights were cancelled that affected around 110,000 passengers.

After the Gatwick and Heathrow incidents, the UK Government enacted a law that increased drone exclusion zones around airports to a maximum of 5km, from the previous 1km.

The government and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) also said that operators will have to obtain a permit before flying any drones in the restricted area and those violating this will now face a prison sentence of up to five years.

source : https://www.airport-technology.com/news/uk-airprox-board-drone/