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.
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European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
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.
EASA and EUROCONTROL have jointly outlined recommendations to ensure that COVID-19 vaccine side effects do not interfere with the execution of any safety-related tasks undertaken by ATCOs and operational staff.
Sarah Vanessa Poralla, Aerodrome Expert at the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and Dr.-Ing. Veit Voges, Senior Project Leader of Flight Ops Engineering at Zurich Airport, explore the threat posed by drones in the airport environment, and what can be done to prevent, mitigate and learn from them.
Emanuele Calà, Head of Innovation and Quality at Aeroporti di Roma, details the passenger-focused approach that has taken a pivotal role during the pandemic, and the use of real time data at different points in the airport journey to truly capture passenger mood.
EASA's new guidance addresses unauthorised drone usage in the vicinity of airports, including by accident, with deliberate intent to disrupt, and criminal or terrorist motivation.
Munich Airport fully met the strict requirements of the ACI accreditation, so passengers can now be sure about the quality of health and safety precautions at the airport.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt worldwide, no more so than in the aviation industry. Kadri Samsunlu, Chief Executive Officer of Istanbul Airport, speaks to International Airport Review’s Leah Hockley about the strategies being implemented to protect passengers and encourage their safe return to air travel, and…
The accreditation highlights Venice and Quito Airports' efforts in protecting the health safety of passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ACI World's new Check & Fly app will work to increase passenger confidence in the aviation industry’s focus on health and welfare.