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Regulation & Legislation
There are a multitude of regulations and legislation that impact the aviation industry. These can be focused on safety, workforce needs, the legal requirements of connecting countries, and more.
As new risks begin to threaten airports, new regulations come into play to protect the aerodrome environment and its inhabitants.
With multiple aviation authorities working within the industry, regs and legs are being continuously reviewed. Within this section of International Airport Review we hope to keep you up to date on the most recent amendments and rules.
Fully vaccinated passengers arriving to England from other non-red list countries will be asked to take a lateral flow test on or before day two of arrival, rather than PCR tests from 24 October 2021.
Simpler testing, affordability, and sustainability are key priorities for the restoration of the UK’s aviation industry, according to the International Air Transport Association’s latest agenda.
Airports in Europe have seen revenues collapsing by 60 per cent in 2020 and by 65 per cent in the first half of 2021
A worldwide deployment of standardised digital health certificates has been requested by the Flight Safety Foundation to be accelerated by the aviation industry, regulators, and health authorities.
With reopening framework announced today in Australia, both government and Australia’s international airports are co-operating to ensure a safe and polished easement of travel restrictions.
The UK pushes G7 for creation of "future-proofed" international travel.
In alignment with the easing of travel restrictions in the UK, the Scottish government has outlined plans to relax its international travel regime and welcome the return of oversea flights and passengers.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued one of the largest fines, $1.9 million, to United Airlines for the violation of the Department’s rule outlawing long tarmac delays.
Southwest Airlines has unveiled the progress that it has achieved over the course of 2021 within its employee and customer diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
Airbus, Air Liquide and VINCI Airports, who are all important players in the aviation, hydrogen, and airport industries, have signed a partnership to promote a hydrogen future for aircraft.
Brazil’s largest airline, GOL, and Grupo Comporte have announced they have signed a non-binding deal with Avolon for the lease of 250 electric eVTOL aircrafts.
The International Air Transport Association approves the new decision to allow fully vaccinated travellers, with a negative COVID-19 test result, to enter the U.S. from early November 2021.
The UK government is to introduce a simpler and cheaper international travel system from a traffic light to a two-tiered system, due to the UK’s successful domestic vaccine rollout.
The Person of the Year Award aims to recognise outstanding contribution from airport leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.