[Singapore] ST Engineering Aerospace bagged contracts worth $510m in Q2

Contracts covered heavy maintenance to engine wash and aircraft interior reconfiguration. ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector secured new contracts worth about $510m in the second quarter of 2018 for services ranging from heavy maintenance to engine wash and aircraft interior reconfiguration. According to an announcement, the heavy maintenance contracts include an agreement to support a cargo…

[Indonesia] Indonesia tourism ministry eyes low-cost carrier terminals, targets foreign travellers

The Indonesia tourism ministry has revealed plans to bolster its airports with low-cost carrier (LCC) terminals to boost foreign tourist arrivals to the country. The move comes as LCC services saw a 55% growth rate yearly, compared to full-service carriers which grew at 7%, tourism minister Arief Yahya explained, according to The Jakarta Post. For example, one…

[Thailand] Mukdahan airport study to cost Bt6 million

The Airports Department will spend Bt6 million to conduct a feasibility study for building an international airport in the northeastern province of Mukdahan. If built, the new Mukdahan airport would become Thailand’s 30th international airport, said Darun Saengchai, department director-general. Planning for a feasibility study began after Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith recently visited the province…

[Malaysia] MAHB, IER Group to co-design method to profile passengers, destinations at airport

KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is partnering IER Group to co-design a proof of concept on digital automation process that provides profiling of passengers and destinations, for one of the four international airports in Malaysia. “We hope that this will be a successful implementation with the onboarding of our strategic partners…

[Malaysia] Langkawi chases international airlines

LANGKAWI, 18 July 2018: Langkawi island is likely to see more international airlines start direct flights this year according to Langkawi Development Authority’s chief executive officer, Datuk Azizan Noordin. He was quoted by Benama, Malaysia’s official news channel, saying some international airlines, already serving Kuala Lumpur, were considering direct flights to the north Malaysian island.…

[China] Beijing’s new Zaha Hadid-designed airport to showcase latest facial recognition technology

Visitors experience facial recognition technology at the Face++ booth during the China Public Security Expo in Shenzhen, China October 30, 2017. Photo: Reuters Beijing’s new US$12 billion airport, which is designed to handle up to 100 million passengers a year at full capacity, will feature cutting-edge surveillance technology to ease bottlenecks in security and immigration…

IFM – The new PMDLine sensor

  The new PMDLine sensor Compact colour-independent laser sensor with standard M18 thread and IO-Link in modern stainless steel housing Small compact design with standard M18 thread and time of flight technology Excellent range of 1.5 m – independent of the colour Visualisation and setting of the distance value via IO-Link and 2-colour display on…