Airport Stories June 29

Altitude Angel announced last week that its GuardianUTM Platform will be deployed at Cranfield Airport in England in an effort to allow research institutes, students, and private enterprises to interface with the GuardianUTM O/S and test it out.

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Airport Stories June 18

Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam will soon begin a one-week trial of inspection drones that will be used to check the taxiways, buildings, and aircraft. It will also be using drones to transport light goods between different locations within the airport.

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Airport Stories May 21

No place is more dangerous for a drone to fly than near airports. Not only are the skies crowded, but aircraft may take off or land at low altitudes within the 400-foot ceiling drones are supposed to fly under.

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Airport Stories March 3

A drone sighting at Frankfurt Airport yesterday caused the airport to close and forced flights to be diverted to nearby airports. The airport’s air traffic control closed the airport until further notice with police being called and a search for the drone beginning.

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Airport Stories February 19

Drones are being used to inspect the airfield at Seville Airport in a pilot project seeing if drones can be used in the daily operation of an airport without causing interruptions. The drones have been introduced as a part of the airport’s technological initiative.

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Airport Stories February 4

Madrid-Barajas Airport was forced to close on Monday for two hours when two pilots spotted a drone flying near the takeoff and landing area just east of the city center. The closure left passengers stranded, planes grounded, and forced incoming aircraft to divert to other airports.

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