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Leading industry associations endorse Airport Solutions Turkey

Airport news  •  20 September 2016  •  Airport Solutions Global Series

The inaugural Airport Solutions Turkey 2017, part of the Airport Solutions Global Series of events, has confirmed support from İGA and the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ)...

Allianz: Growth in commercial drones to bring multiple benefits but new risks

Airport news  •  19 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

Whether used commercially for industrial inspections or recreationally by millions, drones have the potential to benefit millions but we must be wary of the risks say Allianz...

Foreword: Competitiveness – the way forward in a global environment

Issue 4 2014  •  7 August 2014  •  Salvatore Sciacchitano, Executive Secretary, ECAC

Regulators need to recognise the benefits of liberalisation and competition in the European air transport sector, says Salvatore Sciacchitano, Executive Secretary of the ECAC...

ICAO – Regulators – Friction issues

Issue 4 2009, Past issues  •  16 July 2009  •  Armann Norheim, Advisor for Avinor & Leader, ICAO Friction Task Force

Reporting the conditions of the critical tyre/surface in a way relevant to aircraft performance has been a long sought goal. There have been a lot of challenges for the aviation industry since the first reporting systems emerged and the regulating bodies have their role to play in achieving the goal for a global reporting system. Key players in such a reporting system are the airport ground staff collecting the information and making the assessment and the pilots making judgements based on the information given. The main regulating bodies (ICAO, FAA, and EASA) have several initiatives ongoing addressing these topics.

Supporting aviation during the global economic downturn

Issue 2 2009, Past issues  •  31 March 2009  •  Jim Fitzpatrick MP, UK Aviation Minister

The transport industry has long been seen as a barometer of economic health. When times are good, we travel more and freight volumes grow. But when the economy weakens, transport is often among the first industrial sectors to feel the impact. It is unsurprising, therefore, that the unprecedented global economic downturn that we have experienced over the past year has proved particularly challenging for airlines, airport operators, and the broader air industry.


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