- Iconic B2B platform features over 300 exhibitors
- Over 40 countries represented at the three-day show
- 8000 industry professionals expected to attend
- Over 40 new technologies and solutions unveiled
Dubai, May 11, 2015: An impressive portfolio of cutting-edge technologies, systems and solutions is being showcased at the 15th edition of the Airport Show at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group. Taking place on over 12000 square metre gross exhibition space, the Airport Show has over 300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries.
Daniyal Qureshi, Group Exhibition Director at Reed Exhibitions Middle East, organizers of Airport Show, said: “This year, the Airport Show presents the highest ever number of innovations and breakthrough technologies, with several exhibitors launching new products and solutions at the event. The exhibition offer visitors a glimpse into the latest technology-enabled transformations taking place in the aviation industry.”
BEUMER Group is demonstrating high-efficiency, fully-automatic and semi-automatic baggage handling systems in the German Pavilion. The industry’s first, high-speed tote-based baggage transport system has been certified to the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Standard 3 for in-tote screening using standard and extended tote sizes.
Smiths Detection is exhibiting its latest Checkpoint.Evo solution that can significantly enhance efficiencies at airports in the Middle East while also offering a fast and hassle free security experience. Besides Checkpoint.Evo, it is showcasing the IONSCAN 600, a next-generation, portable desktop system, used to detect and identify trace amounts of explosives.. The company is also showcasing HazMatID 360, a handheld solid and liquid chemical identifier that performs an analysis in one minute or less, and the SABRE 5000 which is programmed to detect and identify over 40 threat substances in approximately 20 seconds.
Recently, Smiths Detection was awarded a $125 million contract to provide a host of advanced detection equipment for the soon to be inaugurated Abu Dhabi Airport Mid Field Terminal. It has also successfully installed diverse advanced detection equipment for Emirates Group Security’s facility at the Dubai World Central (DWC).
Cavotec Middle East is showcasing its latest innovation and breakthrough technology, including the advanced ground support equipment (GSE), fuel, water and power supply units, tunnel systems, pre-conditioned air units (PCAir), aircraft connectors and caddies. Apart from the new DX-Boost PCA System, Cavotec is also highlighting products such as the pop-up pit systems, 400 Hz power supply and aviation fuelling systems.
ADB Airfield Solutions is showcasing the industry’s most compact yet energy and cost-efficient power solution. Its compact and modular design can scale to meet the needs of airports of all sizes. The company also unveiled LED-elevated approach lights which offer a smart, adaptable solution for the approach as well as for taxiways and runway ends.
Honeywell is displaying its smart technologies, such as RFID baggage tagging, SmartPath precision landing systems, and in-flight connectivity solutions which help in improving safety and efficiency at each stage of the passenger journey. An on-stand airport terminal has been setup at the Honeywell Airports Business booth where the visitors can experience some of Honeywell’s key airport technologies in action.
Barcelona-based Adelte showcased a new line of Preconditioned Air Unit (PCA) featuring a full inverter technology. The cutting-edge new equipment is designed for heating and cooling a wide variety of stationed aircrafts in all climatic conditions. The engineering company also introduced its full range of Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs) that ensures continuous and maximum effectiveness on the apron and guarantees safety and comfort for passengers and operators.
ADPI, a fully owned subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris, showcases its portfolio of projects which has made it a world leader in airport engineering and architecture. ALEC Airport Systems revealed Specialized Airport Systems which, unlike traditional Systems Integrators, are vendor neutral and client focused.
Al Itqan is presenting a new Bar Code reader offering top class reading performance and superior system throughput for parcel sorting and baggage handling applications and a new Datalogic high performance all-in-one solution for omnidirectional reading stations. Also in its portfolio is a Digital Laser Signal Elaboration technology and safety light curtains for body protection and access control.
Anderson Airmotive displayed its Attachable Power Nose, a completely modular socket that has been successfully used in Europe, China and the US. Rockwell Collins unveiled the solution to reduce queues and keep passengers moving—ARINC vMUSE mobile. Aviator Airport Services Sweden AB presented the world’s most efficient aircraft system, Nordic Dino, available in three versions.
Dutch company Robin Radar Systems came out with a range of purpose-built systems providing airport planners and management with accurate, continuous, real-time view of bird movements. The systems have the ability to increase flight safety whilst decreasing flight schedule interruptions by reducing the amount of bird strikes.
Sellex and Battelle showcased a ﬁrst-of-its kind technology to safely, quickly, and accurately detect threat liquids. The bottle liquid scanner is calibrated to detect threat flammables, acids, oxidizers, explosive precursors and explosive compounds in opened and unopened plastic, glass, metal, paper and ceramic containers.
Blastrac Middle East brought a new technology for improving skid resistance and removing rubber and markings on runways. Blue Stream Environmental Technology showcased X-last bollards that have maximum resistance and flexibility.
Italy’s Angelo Bombelli Costruzioni Meccaniche showcased motorized and non-motorized GSE equipment.
At the French Pavilion, Cartel Manutension, displayed Cargo Freight Trailer and Potable Water Trailer. CEIA displayed a compact device designed for the analysis of bottles and their contents with the goal of detecting the possible presence of combustible, flammable, explosive liquids and their precursors.
Also making a debut is a Hand Held Metal Detector that combines high reliability and ergonomics with advanced detection and operator signaling features. Champion Door presented fabric fold-up hangar doors for aircraft hangar installations and all large doorways – in all sizes from military planes to jumbo jets.
Cho Thavee Dollasien, at the German Pavilion, showcased a wide range of Catering, Medical and Maintenance Platform lifts. At the French Pavilion, Deschamps offer a complete range of services and products for crashed, damaged, disabled aircraft recovery. At the German pavilion, Desko GmbH displayed a scanner which reads ID documents, barcodes, magnetic stripe and smart cards and is even NFC ready. It also unveiled the latest generation of boarding gate readers.
Eagle Industries, based in Dubai World Central (DWC), introduced a Diesel Tow Tractor in two different draw bar pull capacities. Also on the display is Push Back Tractor, equipped with a powerful drivetrain with four-speed power shifts, forward and in reverse. Ersel Technology unveiled Baggage/Cargo carts. Europoles Suisse, at Swiss Pavilion, has on display Illumination Systems, maintenance-friendly floodlight mounts and Lowerable lighting System.
FMT Aircraft Gate Support Systems, at German Pavilion, have on display Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBB), including the Mobile Telescopic Bridge (MTB), the most flexible telescopic PBB.
Also on show is the Advanced Visual Docking Guidance called Aircraft Individual Identification.
Hella KGaA Hueck & Co, in German Pavilion, unveiled LED elevated and inset lights for runways and taxiways. Hitzinger of Germany presented a new brand of ground power supply for aircraft in the flight preparation phase. At Swiss Pavilion, IST-Edelstahl Anlagenbau AG unveiled Aircraft Ground Energy System (AGES).
In the North American Pavilion, ID Systems displayed wireless solutions for securing, tracking and managing the activity of aircraft GSE. Isuzu Motors Middle East showcased truck chassis widely used for Dispenser, Refueller, Catering and GSE application. ITW GSE launched its new fuel-efficient, quiet apron power system for supplying power to all kinds of aircraft.
JBT Corporation displayed GSE such as loaders, de-icers, tow tractors and gate equipment. Jetting Systems displayed a truck integrated with vacuum system.
China’s Jiangsu Tianyi introduced GSE products, including passenger stairs series, potable water vehicle, lavatory service vehicle, aircraft catering vehicle, baggage tractor, belt loader, collection vehicle, disabled passenger loading vehicles, air conditioner, aircraft tractor and other special vehicle or equipment for aviation industry.
Navya Technology, a French company, displayed Driverless and Electric transport solutions.
Reel, at French Pavilion, showcased Advanced Docking Systems and Access Equipment for Aircraft Maintenance, Painting and Assembly. Tensator, at the UK Pavilion, displayed Tensator Virtual Assistant Ultra, a next generation digital signage solution.bai’s TrackIT Solutions displayed RFID-enabled Integrated Tracking and Visibility solutions provider for airports. Many modern airports in the GCC region have adopted EnTrack solutions to track suspect bags and assets.
Vancouver Airport Authority introduced BorderXpress, the world’s first self-service border control solution designed to reduce wait times for every traveller. Vancouver Airport Authority is the largest provider of non-registered self-service border solutions with more than 650 kiosks operating in major international airports in Canada, the US and the Caribbean.
Vestergaard displayed aircraft washers, lavatory and water service vehicles and aircraft deicers. Vestergaard’s aircraft washers operate in airports in Abu Dhabi, Amman and Rabat and soon Qatar.
Vestergaard’s lavatory and water service vehicles are also present in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Zodiac Arresting Systems showcased aircraft arresting systems, including the latest version of its Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) installed in the form of a bed at the end of commercial airport runways to safely decelerate aircraft in overrun situations.