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Equipped for airport functioning

Analysing how advanced equipment and solutions are facilitating efficient airport construction and operations. The Indian civil aviation sector has been exhibiting exponential growth during the last few years. “Going by the annual growth rate of 22 per cent (provisional) for the year 2016-17, the domestic air traffic, carried by scheduled Indian carriers, could reach about

Elevating passenger experience in airports

Discussing how advanced escalators and moving walkways can elevate status of an airport. Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad airports in India are classic cases of state-of-the-art infrastructure when it comes to the convenience of travellers. Airports use moving walkways to move passengers with heavy luggage, from increasingly long distances between the terminals or to parking and

Enhancing indoor comfort at airports

State-of-the-art HVAC and insulation solutions that can improve indoor comfort at airports Demand of air travel is at an all-time high and is growing at an unprecedented rate. As per the latest Google and BCG report, India’s domestic travel market to be $48 billion by 2020. However, with the increase in traffic, this growth will

Why steel is imperative for airport construction

Analysing why steel is a superior choice for airport construction. Efficient public infrastructure is extremely important for better quality of living which includes the ease of travelling by road, rail, air or water as all determine how we live and work. In every sector steel plays an important but often unnoticed role. Material selection is

Making of airport runways

Discussing the role of advanced technology in making high speed, high quality runways for airport. As airport runways must withstand the huge forces applied by aircraft landing or taking off, the engineering and construction behind them requires a higher level of quality than for regular roadways. Equipment that is used to construct these airport runways

Access equipment for airport maintenance

Featuring some of the most advanced access equipment used for airport maintenance. The aviation sector in India is growing very rapidly with more and more new airports being constructed, older airports being modernised, newer players are entering the aviation sector (latest being Vistara and Air Asia) to accommodate the increase of passenger flow in the

Securing the airport terminal

Globally, fence mounted vibration sensor based Perimeter Intrusion Detection System has been proven as ideal solution for effective perimeter security at airports. The complex security environment has become a matter of concern for aviation industry in India. The Indian sub-continent is witnessing a traumatic phase and is reeling under disturbances of major proportions. There is

Safe solutions for safe airport

Matrix offers advanced security and safety management solution for airport safety. Over the past two decades, huge advancement in the technology for safety and security at airports is witnessed. Among them, biometrics has played a major role in increasing the security in various places at airports. Biometric technology ensures that individuals can assert only their

“For airports prone to excessive rainfall, concrete is the answer”

Most of the runways are adopting concreting because of more than one reason, major one being, high reliability and long service life. Rajinder Raina, GM – Marketing, Escorts Construction Equipment Ltd What is your comment on the recent performance of earthmoving and construction equipment market? The market has been on the upswing for the past

Halonix unveils new range of LED floodlight

Adding yet another feather to its LED product portfolio, Halonix Technologies Pvt Ltd, one of the country’s most progressive and environment-friendly lighting companies, has launched its new range of aesthetically innovative designed LED floodlight made of extruded aluminium heat sink, PDC housing, UV stabilised toughened glass with secondary optics complies with separate control gear IP66