[India] In a first in Asia, Bengaluru airport set to use face recognition as ‘boarding pass’ next year

The first implementation milestone at Kempegowda will be completed in the first quarter of 2019, with Jet Airways, Air Asia and SpiceJet passengers as first users, Vision Box stated. Voice Box, according to its website, showcased the face recognition-based passage system for the first time for Lufthansa passengers at kiosks at the Los Angeles airport…

[Cambodia] JC Airlines begins China service from Sihanoukville airport

JC (Cambodia) International Airlines, a Chinese-owned carrier that began operations last year, launched a new daily service connecting Sihanoukville, in the Kingdom’s coast, to Guangzhou in southern China. The new route seeks to capitalise on the increasing number of Chinese visitors to the coastal areas of Cambodia, an airline representative said. “We decided to launch…

[Indonesia] Airport operator invites investors to develop 11 airports

PT Angkasa Pura (AP) II president director Muhammad Awaluddin (tribunnews.com/File) State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II) is inviting private investors to take part in the development of 11 airports under its management. AP II president director Muhammad Awaluddin said in Jakarta on Monday that by involving private investors and alternative financial sources,…

S4GA: NEW LED FOR RUNWAY LIGHTING – MORE BRIGHTNESS, LESS ENERGY CONSUMPTION

S4GA R&D Team has recently announced a new optics for its SP-401 airfield light. Now LED optics is made of glass which gives few advantages over previously used lens made of polycarbonate GLASS OR POLYCARBONATE? Glass optics has much smoother light distribution in required angles which means lower power consumption with the same brightness. In…

[Philippines] SMC taps Standard Chartered, Sumitomo as financial advisors for airport project

DIVERSIFIED conglomerate San Miguel Corp. is proposing to build a mega-airport in Bulacan province. — BW FILE PHOTO SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC) is tapping Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC) as co-financial advisors for its proposed New Manila International Airport in Bulacan. In a statement over the weekend, the diversified conglomerate said…