The manual will help to move the industry beyond measures such as quarantine as it provides guidance for countries in implementing COVID-19 testing programmes.
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ICAO's new manual will work to help countries assess their overall air transport public health responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Groupe ADP's airports in Paris, Madagascar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, India and Croatia, among others, have been awarded the ACI accreditation.
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.
Sylvain Lefoyer, Deputy Director in charge of Aviation Security and Facilitation in the Air Transport Bureau of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), details the future outlook for airport security post-COVID-19.
ACI has adopted the resolution to support recovery by urging airports to implement best practices for the accommodation of health measures in accordance with global and regional guidance.
The programme has been piloted in Brazil but has several other countries already lined up, with plans to expand the number of languages offered for each course.
Rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure will support the recovery of the aviation industry, outlined IATA.
Oman Airports' efforts to protect passenger health during the COVID-19 pandemic has led Muscat to be the first airport in the region to receive the globally-recognised accreditation.
The two aviation bodies have outlined that implementing an internationally agreed approach to testing will support the recovery of air travel.
IATA has outlined that, currently, only 44 cases of COVID-19 have been thought to be associated with a flight journey, representing one case for every 27 million travellers.
ACI and IATA have outlined that testing should replace restrictive quarantine measures in order to support the recovery of air travel.