Tag: Autonomous

Aurrigo offers airlines ‘logistical autopilot’ as Airbus A380 superjumbo returns to the skies

As air travel continues to rebound post-pandemic, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, is rapidly returning to the skies - carrying more people and luggage with it than any other airliner. Its return to service provides challenges for operators and airports alike, with unpar...

The “evoBOT” on its first test run at Munich Airport

Autonomous vehicles and robots will have a major impact on the future of air freight in times of a shortage of skilled workers. Developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML, the evoBOT now offers a first taste of this. With its two wheels and gripper arms, the robo...

Fraport Tests Autonomous Baggage and Cargo Tractor

Fraport AG Ground Services are currently trialing an autonomous baggage and cargo tractor. The electric vehicle will operate on an eight-kilometer-long test route within Frankfurt Airport’s secure area. The aim of the trial, which will take several weeks, is to determine whether and under what...

Natilus Selects Pratt & Whitney Canada as Supplier of Engines for Innovative New Natilus N3.8T Autonomous Cargo Aircraft 

Natilus, a U.S. company producing the world’s first purposefully designed and manufactured autonomous aircraft for air freight transport, has selected Pratt & Whitney Canada to supply the engines for the first of the Natilus family fleet: the N3.8T. The company is initially producing the N3...

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