Aviation

Taking Off With New Technology

by Stuart Garrett May 30, 2017

Imagine a travel experience in which passengers are able to navigate airports at warp speed, making their connections and arriving on time, every time — safely and hassle-free. Across the country, this is becoming a reality as airports implement new, more efficient technologies that streamline the passenger experience. From California to New York, Florida to […]

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Program Management Brings Efficiency and Success to Airlines’ Rebrand

by Joel DeBoer May 1, 2017

The complexity of managing multiple projects for a single client presents a wide range of potential roadblocks, especially if those projects are in different cities. From suppliers and contractors to stakeholders and budgets, each additional piece of the puzzle adds variables, increasing room for error. For large programs to be completed in a timely, cost-effective […]

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Kansas City Airport Runway Project Paves the Way for Smoother Landings

by Jason Fuehne March 23, 2017

Airports depend on safe facilities and operations to help deliver convenient and efficient services for passengers, cargo and other critical components in the air transportation business. But with things like pebbles, potholes and other pavement problems standing in the way — foreign object debris (FOD) damage estimates are estimated to be $4 billion a year […]

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FAA Clarifies UAV Rule, Paves Way for Larger Fields of Operation

by Steve Santovasi June 29, 2016

In recent years, the engineering and construction industries has started to see progress on the expanded use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial applications. On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved expanded regulations on permissible UAV altitudes to include objects higher than 400 feet, as long as the operator remains within 400 […]

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Why Airports Need an Asset Management System

by Vicky Borchers January 15, 2016

A new maintenance facility being built at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) will showcase a powerful and convenient  computerized asset management system (CMMS) that’s expected to revolutionize how operators measure, define and monitor the way their building runs and functions. Imagine a building being able to communicate via mobile device in real-time about what maintenance work […]

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