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On February 20th, PROAVIA participated in a business workshop organized by the French DGAC with Japan JCAB , Air Navigation Services Planning Division, Mitsubishi Electronics and JRC company. The purpose of the meeting in which several member companies took part was to assess the possible field of cooperation between France and Japan.
ADB SAFEGATE has agreed to acquire Ultra Airport Systems (AS), the UK headquartered global provider of airport IT systems and data analytics solutions. The transaction will expand ADB SAFEGATE’s expertise and accelerate its transformation into a Total Airport Management (TAM) solution provider. With air traffic doubling every 15 years*, ADB SAFEGATE provides support to airports to use existing infrastructure more efficiently through adding essential capacity and focusing operations on the passenger experience. A key pillar is advanced analytics which applies artificial intelligence...
Last week, King Mohammed VI inaugurated the newly renovated and modernized Terminal 1 of Casablanca Mohammed V, bringing the airport’s overall capacity to 14 million passengers a year.  This new terminal, operated by ONDA (National Airports Office) and described as the most modern airport in Morocco, is featuring state-of-the art designs and technologies, in line with international standards. This project is responding to the ongoing growth of passenger traffic and participates actively into the socio-economic boost of the region.  The opening of this new terminal,...
PROAVIA will exhibit on Interairport Asia which will take place in Singapore from February 27th until March 1rst. Its co-exhibitors are ORBILITY, SAFETY LINE and SETEC. We will be honoured to welcome you on our booth and to give you an insight in the latest French technologies for Airport and ATM
ENGIE signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) in Mexico to supply renewable energy to steel producer, Gerdau. The Group is developing a 130 MW photovoltaic plant in Sonora, northern Mexico composed of approximately 400 000 solar panels, which will provide Gerdau with a 100% clean and economic source of energy for its industrial processes. With the construction of this new solar farm in Mexico, set to be operational at the end of 2019, ENGIE will exceed 1000 MW of renewable energy generation capacity in the country in operation or in construction. The Group also signed a power...
OLAM GSEZ in charge of the New Libreville Airport project participated in the PROAVIA's annual meeting held in Toulouse in partnership with ENAC.
VINCI Airports, a VINCI Concessions subsidiary, today signed an agreement to acquire from current shareholders an effective 50.01% stake in Gatwick Airport Limited, a freehold property airport. The transaction is expected to complete in the first half of 2019. The other 49.99% will be managed by Global Infrastructure Partners. view more in https://www.vinci.com/vinci.nsf/en/press-releases/pages/20181227-0700.htm
Sheremetyevo Airport traffic reached nearly 40 Million passengers last year and its growth is strengthening with the increasing of the Russian airline company Aeroflot... You can read the full press release below :
Improving Security and Operations The HCVL is proving its worth by improving security, end-user experience and operational efficiency at Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport where a system was recently installed.  Recently reported in the Rwanda’s New Times, before the HCVL's installation the required all people entering the airport to remove baggage from their vehicles to be sniffed by dogs before they can proceeding. The HCVL, which is capable of screening both vehicles and their contents, has done away with this extra step by simply requiring people drive...
Salvador Bahia airport and Banco do Nordeste (BNB) agree on financing of the airport’s expansion and modernization project Salvador Bahia airport and Banco do Nordeste (BNB) announced to have reached an agreement for a 516 million Reais (118 million Euros) loan to finance the first phase of renovation and expansion works at the airport, which will be completed by October 2019. The loan term is of 20 years. This will be the first full non-recourse loan implemented for airport financing in Brazil. VINCI Airports officially took over the operations of Salvador Bahia Airport on...