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Daily press, 2024-03-19, 10:30 AM

TK Elevator maximizes operational efficiency at Zayed International Airport

  • TK Elevator supplies Terminal A, one of the largest terminals in the world, with more than 200 mobility units and a MAX Monitor & Control system.
  • TK Elevator improves passengers’ experience and supports the increased demand for seamless digitized travel.

Düsseldorf, March 19, 2024 – TK Elevator is providing the new state-of-the-art ‘Terminal A’ at Zayed International Airport (Abu Dhabi) with 106 Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs), 93 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and an MAX Monitor & Control system. The digital solution MAX Monitor & Control features a unique combination of live airport visualization with real-time information and control. Advanced interfaces to any IT system or equipment can be fully customized according to every airport’s needs. In addition to being the main supplier of mobility units at the new terminal, TK Elevator also signed a full maintenance contract with the airport, thus ensuring smooth operation for years to come.

Covering 742,000 m² of built-up area, Terminal A is one of the largest airport terminals in the world. Equipped with the latest technologies, the terminal adds an architectural landmark to Abu Dhabi’s cityscape with its’ imposing and memorable architecture. Since starting operations in early November 2023, Terminal A now has the capability to double the airport’s current passenger and cargo capacity. It will accommodate up to 45 million passengers per year, be able to process 11,000 travellers per hour and operate 79 aircrafts at any given time. TK Elevator’s large range of solutions contributes significantly to this enhanced airport operation efficiency and ensures a seamless passenger experience during arrivals and departures.

Ignacio Medina, General Manager at TK Airport Solutions Spain: “Our solutions contribute significantly to the airport’s operational efficiency and, at the same time, improve the passengers’ experience. With our MAX Monitor & Control system, we maximize operational efficiency through real-time intelligence and higher equipment availability. We’re pleased that we could provide reliable products and services to one of the most modern airports in the world.”

TK Elevator has already been the supplier of choice for the other terminals of the prestigious Zayed International Airport. There are more than 250 TK Elevator mobility solutions installed, including 130 PBBs and 150 A-VDGS, with an additional 20 set to be installed in the coming months. The A-VDGS amplify the airport’s safety by guiding pilots by means of visual signals from the taxiway to the stop position on the airport apron, while the PBBs ensure a comfortable passenger experience.

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TK Elevator
TK Elevator is a global leader in vertical transportation and urban mobility. We provide engineering that keeps the world moving, from design to installation and maintenance on any brand of elevators, escalators, walkways, lifts, passenger boarding bridges, stairlifts, platform lifts and home elevators – any place and any time. With our digital solutions like AGILE and the IoT platform, MAX, there are no longer any limits to urban mobility. TK Elevator became independent following its separation from the thyssenkrupp group in 2020. The company achieved sales of around €9 billion in fiscal year 2022/2023. With around 50,000 employees, 25,000 service technicians and over 1,000 support centers globally, we are moved by what moves people. TKE – Move Beyond.