Airport Safety - Articles and news items
Airport news • 21 September 2016 • International Airport Review
ICAO’s development and implementation of global standards has fostered the development of safe and sustainable aviation since the UN agency was created, declared Dr. Fang Liu, ICAO’s Secretary General...
Airport news • 19 September 2016 • International Airport Review
Emirates SkyPharma, a new facility dedicated exclusively to the secure transport of sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai Airport...
Airport news • 13 September 2016 • International Airport Review
The companies that provide air navigation services across Africa have committed to a joint initiative to improve aviation safety across the continent...
The Airport Operators Association (AOA), the trade association for UK airports, is launching a new Airports Safety Week as part of its contribution to helping its members to prepare for new airport capacity and record passenger numbers.
Air travel has long been known to be the safest form of transport. Safety has been cited as a valid reason for choosing air travel for a long time and the industry quite rightly prides itself on its exemplary safety record. Passengers feel reassured by this when travelling by air. This is not so true of cyber security...
Airport news • 5 May 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced it will establish a task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft.
Airport news • 19 April 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
An investigation has launched following reports that a British Airways flight travelling from Geneva was hit by an unmanned drone whilst approaching Heathrow Airport.
Airport Extra • 22 March 2016 • Shigeru Uno, Narita International Airport
Buildings swayed alarmingly for around two minutes in Tokyo, which is about 250km from Tōhoku. Earthquakes occur frequently in Japan, but the initial shock and subsequent shaking was so strong with this one people soon realised it was serious. And then the tsunami hit.
Airport news • 17 March 2016 • UBM EMEA
With the current UK threat from international terrorism placed at severe and the national head of counter-terrorism recently warning that the UK is facing the threat of ‘enormous and spectacular attacks’ from Islamic State on western lifestyles...
Airport news • 5 January 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation has contracted NATS to assess current safety culture in the aviation industry.
Airport news • 14 August 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed a dramatic rise in the number of pilot sightings of unmanned aircraft during the first half of 2015.
Airport news • 6 August 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
According to a report commissioned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), wildlife strike reporting for both commercial and general aviation airports continues to rise.
Airport news • 21 July 2014 • The UK Civil Aviation Authority
A series of videos highlighting the potential fire risks to aircraft posed by the improper carriage of lithium batteries, have just been made available for the aviation industry...