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Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

New global airport construction projects are springing up like never before. According to a recent report from Business Wire, the value of projects at the execution stage totals $377.6bn, while those in the planning stages account for $215.8bn. The aviation industry should be applauded for its forethought. With global passenger numbers expected to hit 8.2 [...]

February 12, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

How Mobile Technology Is Changing The Airport Boarding Process

How Mobile Technology Is Changing The Airport Boarding Process

One of the best places to witness the the breakdown of social norms is an airport boarding line, where all sorts of misbehavior can be observed, even with an on-time flight (toss in delays and the pitchforks come out). There’s the sidlers, who stand nonchalantly on the side of the line waiting for the moment [...]

July 1, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Mobile Technology Is Changing The Airport Boarding Process

Real estate sector to give fillipReal estate sector to give fillip to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities

Real estate sector to give fillipReal estate sector to give fillip to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities

Every year when the budget is round the corner, each sector presents its wishlist for the government. Post this Union budget 2017-18 the positive movement on the real estate indices conveyed the sentiment from the budget providing the much-needed push to the realty sector. Although there was an expectation towards the government acceding to the [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate sector to give fillipReal estate sector to give fillip to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities to tier 2 cities, airport development and infra activities

Relatives: Airport Shooting Suspect Had Mental Health Issues

Relatives: Airport Shooting Suspect Had Mental Health Issues

The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health problems — some of which followed his military service in Iraq — and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska, his relatives said Friday after the deadly shooting. “Only thing [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Relatives: Airport Shooting Suspect Had Mental Health Issues

Gunman ‘was evaluated for mental health issues’ before fatal shooting at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale airport

Gunman ‘was evaluated for mental health issues’ before fatal shooting at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale airport

A former US military member suspected of shooting five dead at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale airport had been evaluated for mental health issues, US media reports. Estaban Santiago, 26, is suspected of opening fire near the baggage carousel about noon Friday after arriving on a flight from Canada and loading his gun in the bathroom. Five [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Gunman ‘was evaluated for mental health issues’ before fatal shooting at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale airport

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

SINGAPORE: Changi Airport is testing sensors at its taxi stands to track the number of people in the queue and determine the estimated waiting time. The technology would allow the airport to better update commuters on the cab situation during peak periods, as well as alert taxi drivers about any increase in demand, said Changi [...]

January 5, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

SINGAPORE: Changi Airport is testing sensors at its taxi stands to track the number of people in the queue and determine the estimated waiting time. The technology would allow the airport to better update commuters on the cab situation during peak periods, as well as alert taxi drivers about any increase in demand, said Changi [...]

January 5, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Changi Airport, EDB launch S$50m programme to develop technology for airport operations

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Flights at London City Airport were disrupted after protesters gained access to the runway. The Met Police said it was called to the site at about 05:40 BST after nine protesters erected a tripod and “locked themselves together” on the runway. The Black Lives Matter UK movement confirmed it was responsible for the protest. City [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Black Lives Matter protesters close London City Airport runway

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

A rare power outage plunged a major section of the Philippine capital’s main airport into darkness overnight, forcing flight cancellations that stranded thousands today. As many as 78 flights by the country’s largest carrier Cebu Pacific were cancelled, affecting nearly 14,000 passengers, the company said in a statement. Flag carrier Philippine Airlines also said some [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded

A rare power outage plunged a major section of the Philippine capital’s main airport into darkness overnight, forcing flight cancellations that stranded thousands today. As many as 78 flights by the country’s largest carrier Cebu Pacific were cancelled, affecting nearly 14,000 passengers, the company said in a statement. Flag carrier Philippine Airlines also said some [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Power outage cripples Manila airport, thousands stranded