With countries across the globe now requiring passengers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to departure, there is now a risk of fake COVID-19 test certificates undermining the sector’s efforts to limit the spread of the disease and open up air travel again.
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Ecolog's Rapid Screening and Diagnostics facility at Brussels Airport opened in September 2020 and is aimed at enhancing travellers comfort and public safety.
An AGS Airports-led consortium will work on the CAELUS project to demonstrate how autonomous drone technology can enhance access to essential medical supplies across Scotland.
With all travel corridors with the UK now temporarily suspended in order to protect the nation from the importation of new strains of COVID-19, the Chief Executive Officer of the AOA has once again stressed the urgency of immediate financial support for the UK airport and aviation industry.
Five destinations have been removed from England's travel corridors list, and travel into the UK from several South American destinations, Portugal, Panama and Cape Verde has been banned.
Sue Hudson, Head of Service Proposition at Heathrow Airport, details how Heathrow examined what passengers need to regain confidence to travel.
The decision is part of the UK government's efforts to help to protect against the importation of new strains of coronavirus that are currently circulating globally.
Following the announcement that England is being placed into a third national lockdown, AOA has called for better financial government support for the UK aviation industry in order to cover operational losses during the current heightened restrictions.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and UK Civil Aviation Authority strengthen bilateral partnership
Both agencies commit to expand cooperation to improve aviation safety and training, cybersecurity in air transport systems and safeguarding of public health in air travel. A second agreement on Technical Arrangement on Aviation Maintenance will streamline audits and reduce regulatory compliance costs for MRO organisations.
The airport welcomes the ruling saying it is the only way to connect Britain to the growing markets of the world.
A Test to Release scheme is launched in England, but there is no such scheme in Scotland, despite persistent calls from aviation industry leaders.
Passengers arriving in England from countries that are not featured on the UK government's travel corridor list will now need to self-isolate for 10 days, instead of 14.
Following in-depth analysis of the epidemic in these countries, Saudi Arabia and Botswana have been added to the travel corridors list, with an increase in cases in the Canary Islands resulting in its removal.
George Best Belfast City Airport has successfully retained its 'Very Good' rating from the UK CAA for its accessibility services for the third consecutive year.
The new master plan is a long-term vision for how London City Airport can recover from COVID-19 and ensure future growth in a sustainable and responsible way.