ACI EUROPE expressed concerns over the daunting challenges faced by airports in Ukraine and sought to unite its Ukrainian airport members.
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Carlo Tursi, Chief Executive Officer of UrbanV, tells International Airport Review about the progress made to date on the development of vertiports that will accommodate all the new advanced air mobility aircraft that will be certified in the coming years.
Vertical Aerospace has announced that CAE will be the pilot training partner for the company’s launch of eVTOL aircraft, the VX4.
Europe’s airports have welcomed an updated Aviation Health Safety Protocol1 released by both the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Quito Airport has renewed two of its major Airports Council International awards in 2021 for its efforts towards passenger health, safety and satisfaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For International Airport Review, Darren MacLeod, Head of ICT and Digital Transformation at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd, outlines the operator’s £34 million digital remote towers project - the largest project of its kind in the UK.
A4E, ACI Europe, ERA and IATA have written to EU Heads of States calling for the harmonisation of EU Digital COVID Certificate verification standards and protocols.
The EASA/ECDC Aviation Health Safety Protocol has been updated in light of current scientific evidence and new European Union COVID-19 initiatives.
As the original accreditation is granted for only 12 months, ACI has extended its Airport Health Accreditation programme so that airports can be re-accredited for an additional 12 months.
In order to avoid chaos at European airports during summer 2021, ACI Europe has called for governments to step up advance planning and work closer with the industry.
Following the apparent forced diversion of Ryanair Flight FR4978 out of Belarusian airspace, IATA has called on EASA to ensure that aircraft operations remain separate from politics.
EASA has outlined that updating the necessary framework to allow for the application of the latest technology will support airports in ensuring all-weather operations.
EASA's study on the acceptance of Urban Air Mobility in the EU found that, broadly, the concept was welcomed by citizens, though concerns were raised regarding safety, among other issues.