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How can airports maintain safe, efficient ground handling operations through winter?

How can airports maintain safe, efficient ground handling operations through winter?

Blog posts   •   Dec 14, 2017 11:08 GMT

​Weather and climate have significant impacts on airport operations. Harsh weather conditions cause millions of dollars of damage each year, and ​cause disruption. The build-up of snow, ice, and slush affects aircraft access to runways, and risks disruption to ground handling services on ​aprons. While the weather cannot be controlled, airports do have solutions available to mitigate its impact.

How do in-ground systems benefit airports?

How do in-ground systems benefit airports?

Blog posts   •   Nov 11, 2017 09:30 GMT

As the rate of passenger growth accelerates, and pressure to reduce costs and increase revenues intensifies, airports face significant operational challenges. IATA forecasts that more than 7.2 billion passengers will travel in 2035, doubling from 3.8 billion in 2016.

Cavotec cements leadership in innovative aviation fuelling systems

Cavotec cements leadership in innovative aviation fuelling systems

Blog posts   •   Aug 30, 2017 09:49 GMT

​Airport planning and infrastructure development requires safety, operational excellence, and modern technology. Cavotec is currently working on the manufacture of a total of more than 750 in-ground aircraft fuelling systems that will ensure more than 250 million passengers can travel around the globe.

Airbus reaffirms faith in Cavotec’s in-ground systems

Airbus reaffirms faith in Cavotec’s in-ground systems

Blog posts   •   Jul 10, 2017 12:47 GMT

Airbus has again selected Cavotec to supply innovative in-ground utility systems for several of their production facilities, including Tianjin in China, Mobile in Alabama in the US, and Hamburg in Germany, continuing a long-term relationship with Cavotec, and highlighting how Cavotec is seen as a trusted partner in the airport equipment industry and beyond.

Cavotec retrofits hydrant systems to meet new JIG standard

Cavotec retrofits hydrant systems to meet new JIG standard

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2017 07:00 GMT

As part of our on-going commitment to improving safety at airport gates, hangars and aprons, we are currently supporting our customers to retrofit Cavotec hydrant pit systems to meet a recent requirement announced by the Joint Inspection Group (JIG).

​Cavotec welcomes Islamabad Airport delegation

​Cavotec welcomes Islamabad Airport delegation

Blog posts   •   Apr 24, 2017 07:00 GMT

Our Centre of Excellence outside Frankfurt, Cavotec Fladung, recently welcomed a group of colleagues from our partner airport equipment supplier ADELTE, along with staff from Islamabad's new international airport. The Cavotec Fladung team were delighted to open the centre’s doors, and give a guided tour of the advanced production and R&D facilities at the Dietzenbach site.

Cavotec’s advanced 2500+ 400Hz converter comes to the US

Cavotec’s advanced 2500+ 400Hz converter comes to the US

Blog posts   •   Mar 31, 2017 13:27 GMT

Our innovative Cavotec 2500+ 400Hz solid state frequency converter unit continues to gain traction in the global ground support (GSE) market, with the US being the latest in a growing number of countries where the unit is safely and efficiently meeting the greater power demands of modern passenger aircraft.

Cavotec concludes successful inter airport Europe

Cavotec concludes successful inter airport Europe

Blog posts   •   Oct 09, 2015 13:31 GMT

Our Airports team is concluding another successful inter airport Europe which saw the launch of our new Series 2500+ frequency converter, as well as fruitful meetings with customers, suppliers and the media.

Dubai Airport tops list for A380 flights: report

Dubai Airport tops list for A380 flights: report

Blog posts   •   Apr 19, 2013 14:06 GMT

New figures released by the Moodie Report.com show that Dubai International is the world's leading hub airport in terms of A380 flights.

Cavotec to supply GSE for Emirates A380 Engineering Centre in Dubai

Cavotec to supply GSE for Emirates A380 Engineering Centre in Dubai

Blog posts   •   Mar 26, 2013 17:12 GMT

News of our latest GSE project with Emirates at Dubai International Airport, where we are supplying our innovative systems for four new A380 superjumbo maintenance hangars.

Cavotec systems at Dubai Airport’s dedicated A380 terminal

Cavotec systems at Dubai Airport’s dedicated A380 terminal

Blog posts   •   Jan 25, 2013 09:00 GMT

Our ground support systems are playing their part in Dubai Airport’s newly-opened flagship terminal: the world’s first dedicated to the Airbus A380 superjumbo.

Cavotec Germany marks opening of new production facility

Cavotec Germany marks opening of new production facility

Blog posts   •   Oct 25, 2012 08:00 GMT

Cavotec Germany recently hosted an open day at its new, state-of-the-art production facility and office space just outside Frankfurt.

Dubai Airport flying high

Dubai Airport flying high

Blog posts   •   Aug 03, 2012 10:05 GMT

We are delighted to hear that one of our major Airports customers in the Middle East, Dubai International Airport, has reported record passenger numbers for the first six months of this year.

High costs ground aviation biofuel

High costs ground aviation biofuel

Blog posts   •   Nov 11, 2011 10:49 GMT

Environmentally-friendly biofuels have been hitting both the headlines and the skies this week when a United Airlines aircraft successfully completed a commercial flight powered by biofuel. Several other leading airlines have also experimented with biofuels as a way of reducing emissions and combatting rising oil prices.

Vast vegetated roof installed at Chicago O'Hare Int. Airport

Vast vegetated roof installed at Chicago O'Hare Int. Airport

Blog posts   •   Nov 04, 2011 13:55 GMT

US giant FedEx Express, the cargo airline of FedEx Corp., has installed a vast vegetated roof as part of an ambitious environmental initiative taking place in Chicago, USA. At Cavotec, we always enjoy hearing about innovative technologies that enable the ports, airports, mining and tunnelling and general industries to operate more sustainably and work more productively.

Cavotec Airports Market Unit exhibitions for October

Cavotec Airports Market Unit exhibitions for October

Blog posts   •   Sep 23, 2011 12:07 GMT

October is a busy month for Cavotec's airport market unit with international trade fairs, exhibitions and conferences in Las Vegas, Munich and Moscow.

The final blog post from our globetrotting film crew as they wrap up shooting for the Cavotec film

The final blog post from our globetrotting film crew as they wrap up shooting for the Cavotec film

Blog posts   •   Jun 13, 2011 19:56 GMT

The last of four blog posts from our film crew as they criss-cross Europe, Australia and the US shooting material for the new Cavotec corporate film.

Cavotec named Best Emerging Market Airport Equipment Service Provider at EMA Awards in Dubai

Cavotec named Best Emerging Market Airport Equipment Service Provider at EMA Awards in Dubai

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2011 08:00 GMT

Cavotec has been named as Best Emerging Market Airport Equipment Service Provider in the Second Emerging Market Airport (EMA) Awards in Dubai.

GSE in Frankfurt on Thursday, MoorMaster™ in Australia on Sunday: here's the latest from the #Cavotecfilm crew

GSE in Frankfurt on Thursday, MoorMaster™ in Australia on Sunday: here's the latest from the #Cavotecfilm crew

Blog posts   •   May 24, 2011 17:02 GMT

Ground support equipment servicing aircraft at Frankfurt Airport on Thursday, automated mooring units securing iron ore carriers in Western Australia on Sunday - here's the latest on the Cavotec film crew's round the world film shoot.

Cavotec starts shooting new company film

Cavotec starts shooting new company film

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2011 20:11 GMT

We currently have a small, dedicated film crew making a lightening tour of Europe, Australia and the US to shoot material for our new company film. The stars of this film are our ground support equipment at airports and our automated mooring and shore power systems at ports. Keep track of our progress as we Cavotec our way around the world in 11 and a half days.