Sandy Legget, General Manager of Air Traffic Services - Edinburgh for Air Navigation Solutions Ltd. (ANSL), writes of the new challenges presented by COVID-19 and discusses ATTIS – the provider’s response to managing the pandemic across the organisation.
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Under a new traffic light system, countries will be designated one of three risk levels as part of the UK government's efforts to restart international travel.
Manchester Airports Group’s Diane Jackson describes how the CAST has been established to be the ‘leading body for the aerodrome safeguarding community’ and aims to make crucial links between policymakers, legislators and implementors.
Following a report published in July 2020 by the Airspace Change Organising Group, the UK government has announced £5.5 million in funding to support the UK's airspace modernisation programme.
By the end of 2020, passenger numbers at UK airports fell to levels not seen since 1985, with only 73.8 million passengers reported, most of which travelled in the first three months of the year.
UK companies will be able to bid for a share of £15 million to pioneer new technologies to convert everyday waste into sustainable aviation fuel.
Gary Cutts, Challenge Director of the UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Future Flight Challenge, spoke to International Airport Review’s Junior Editor, Leah Hockley, about the purpose of the challenge and how it is working to encourage innovation within the industry, as well as the importance of the development of future…
The UK government's Aviation Skills Retention Platform will aim to preserve essential expertise while addressing the wider skills shortage in the industry.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and UK Civil Aviation Authority strengthen bilateral partnership
Both agencies commit to expand cooperation to improve aviation safety and training, cybersecurity in air transport systems and safeguarding of public health in air travel. A second agreement on Technical Arrangement on Aviation Maintenance will streamline audits and reduce regulatory compliance costs for MRO organisations.
George Best Belfast City Airport has successfully retained its 'Very Good' rating from the UK CAA for its accessibility services for the third consecutive year.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority awarded Glasgow Airport with the rating for the second consecutive year as a result of its efforts in supporting PRMs.
Why Performance Based Oversight, SeMS and professionalisation of training are imperative for the aviation sector
Kirsty Wells, SeMS Programme Lead, and Nina Smith, Head of Training and Human Factors at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), discuss the move towards Performance Based Oversight and how SeMS is the stepping stone in achieving this, alongside the professionalisation of training.
The guidance will support the logistics supply chain in preparation for the largest and most complex global logistics operation ever undertaken.
AOA has outlined a package of support measures to help airports through the challenging winter months and is calling on the UK government to deliver them.
The new training, in accordance with ICAO CART recommendations, will work to enable the safe and secure restart of air operations post-COVID-19.