Roadmap for drones, staff training, standardisation, human super recognisers, regulatory landscapes and future thinking are just some of the topics being covered in day two of AITS' security stream.
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As the aviation industry is set to grow exponentially, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has insisted we "get to grips with commercial aviation greenhouse gas emissions".
UK Prime Minister plans to introduce 3D technology to airports across the UK to improve passenger experience and create a more seamless journey.
The UK has appointed a new prime minister and with it a new Tory cabinet, but what does this mean for their respective departments?
The investment from the UK Government to upgrade Gatwick Airport's train station will include a larger concourse, five new lifts and eight new escalators.
An investment of over £50 million could see passengers keeping their liquids and laptops inside their cabin baggage when passing through security.
The UK Department for Transport has launched a new scheme where up to £1 million will be available to industry and academic experts with enterprising ideas for improving aviation security.
A new route out of Cornwall Airport Newquay to London Heathrow, operated by FlyBe, will see Cornwall connected to the rest of the world with global connections out of the hub.
As part of our Sustainability Series we spoke exclusively to London Gatwick to see how they are mitigating their effects on the environment, and what long-term plans they have to keep this impact to a minimum.
As details of the terms of the UK's exit from the EU still remain a mystery, the UK's CAA has put into place contingency plans ensuring trade between the UK and the U.S. remains as uninterrupted as possible following the UK's exit from the EU.
As of today, the 13 March 2019, no-fly zones around UK airports have been extended to five kilometres to try and mitigate the impact rogue drones have upon an airspace.
A High Court challenge to Heathrow Airport's third runway begins today (11 March 2019), as noise, air quality, congestion and climate change are cited as reasons to abandon the project.
The UK Government has confirmed that in the event of a no-deal exit from the EU, flights will not ground to a halt.
The latest ePassport gates, funded by the Welsh Government, will permit travellers with biometric passports to bypass manual inspections, allowing quicker entry into Wales.
At the Airport Operators Association (AOA) annual dinner, Chris Grayling explained that reforming UK airspace is vital to meet the growing needs of the industry.