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2014-09-08 12:20:57

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today addressed an audience of international air industry leaders, top level decision-makers, and other airport professionals at the annual Airports Council International -North America Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Minister Raitt discussed policy issues with her American and international counterparts and senior business leaders and the opportunities open to the Canadian and international...

2014-07-23 16:20:34

Supporting Dubai Airport's ambitious growth plans until 2020, Indra Navia's NOVA 9000 will extend surveillance coverage at Dubai International Airport. OSLO, Norway, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Indra Navia has been awarded contracts for two major surveillance upgrades as a part of Dubai International Airport's (DIA) rapid development project. The contracts include two new Ground Movement Radars (GMR), an upgrade of the three existing radars and an expansion of the existing...

2014-03-05 04:20:15

MADRID, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab today introduced the SR-3, its third generation, entirely solid state X-band Surface Movement Radar (SMR) for airport surface surveillance applications. The SR-3 features the antenna, transceiver and radar data processor in a complete package from the global leader in Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS). Based on more than 10 years experience in fielding solid state radars, the SR-3 employs an open architecture...

2009-08-26 12:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Shangri-La Construction, the leader in cost-conscious sustainable construction, announced today its first project, Hangar 25 located at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, was selected a winner of the Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) 2009 Environmental Achievement Awards. The ACI-NA recognized Hanger 25 and the Bob Hope Airport in the Environmental Management Award Category because of its distinction as the world's first...

2008-09-21 21:00:19

By Hamisah Hamid BOSTON: Some 2,500 airport executives have converged here to deliberate on current issues facing airports at the Airports Council International (ACI) - World/North America Conference and Exhibition. The conference, which starts tomorrow, will look into among others, airlines information technology strategies, congestion management, airport ownership models, airline consolidation, climate change, airport safety and security. New ideas for industry collaboration as well...

2008-06-22 12:00:23

Maureen Riley, the executive director of the Salt Lake City department of airports, has been appointed to the board of Airports Council International-North America. ACI-NA is a worldwide advocacy organization for air-carrier airports, promoting policies and providing services that strengthen the ability of air carrier airports to serve passengers, customers and communities. "It is an honor to serve on the ACI-NA board," said Riley, who has led the Salt Lake department of airports since...

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