Mike Willson, fire-fighting foam specialist, investigates whether passenger and staff safety is at a greater risk in Australia due to incorrect use of fire‑fighting foams and uncompromising regulations.
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The DFW Fire Training Research Center (FTRC) has trained over 38,000 students from 48 U.S. states and 52 international countries with an adaptable core curriculum that meets various requirements of airport regulatory agencies.
International Airport Review's Junior Editor, Leah Hockley, spoke with Munich Airport's Main Fire Chief, Lars Boehlkau to explore the daily routines of an airport firefighter.
Safety and security are necessary elements to secure passenger satisfaction, but weather, fuel spillages and unplanned occurrences can cause massive disruptions. International Airport Review asked Gatwick Airport’s Incident Operations Manager how he prepares for unprecedented events.
Thousands of airport employees at more than 150 airports and aerodromes across Australia and New Zealand will take part in Airport Safety Week.
Environmental Litigation Group discusses how the use of PFAS-containing foams at airports is increasing the likelihood of individuals suffering from multiple types of cancer.
Ian Ross from Arcadis explains how the use of new generation Fluorine Free foams are not only playing a key part in aviation fire extinguishment, but also helping to mitigate the widespread environmental concerns surrounding PFASs.
With a major investment and recruitment programme, Shannon becomes the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two high-tech HRET fire tenders.
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport’s Fire Training Research Centre has provided groundbreaking aircraft rescue firefighting and structural training services in an innovative learning environment for nearly 25 years. Assistant Fire Chief, Randall Rhodes, reveals how a combination of research-oriented, multi-lingual curriculum, immersive digital activities, and practical applications stand students in good…
Fire Protection Consultant, Mike Willson, questions whether we are using our best fire protection at airports and major hazard facilities. And if not, why not?
Auckland Airport release an update on major fire incident and disruption at Auckland Airport and a review of the incident response has commenced.
The annual crash and rescue exercise at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) was successfully completed on Friday 9 November, and took a total of five hours, to ensure the safety of everyone involved in the incident.
Indian aviation will now benefit from training available through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE).