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Airport IT & Security supplement 2016

21 July 2016 | By International Airport Review

In this Airport IT & Security supplement: Jumping the queue with BorderXpress; Creating a security culture; The ‘connected’ traveller; Risk assessments; Achieving assurance in an uncertain world...


Concorde Ruling: A timely reminder of runway risks

26 January 2011 | By Phil McLachlan, MD QinetiQ Airport Technologies

National headlines for the aviation industry in December 2010 were mostly about snow, closed airports and angry passengers. But amidst the acres of newsprint on the weather and stranded travellers was a court ruling that could actually have much greater implications for the future of the industry and for air…


World’s first FOD detection system at YVR

3 April 2007 | By Brett Patterson, Director, Operations Safety and Planning, Vancouver Airport Authority

In March 2000 an A330 departed YVR’s runway 08R shortly after 8pm. During its takeoff roll, and unknown to the flight crew, the port engine cowling fell off the aircraft and shattered into hundreds of pieces down one side of the runway. The flight crew of the tenth aircraft to…