ACI World Director General, Angela Gittens, has expressed the industry's need for "harmonised processes for the detection of, and counter measures against, unauthorised drone operations."
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Connected Places Catapult aims to help the aviation industry capture the potential of commercial drones whilst maintaining the necessarily stringent levels of safety.
Roadmap for drones, staff training, standardisation, human super recognisers, regulatory landscapes and future thinking are just some of the topics being covered in day two of AITS' security stream.
Climate change will be the pressing issue as ICAO’s 193 member states meet in Montreal from 24 September until 4th October 2019.
With an inspiring keynote speech from Chris Woodroofe, and Richard Duncan's Chair address, the security stream of AITS is officially open.
Labelled 100 per cent safe and 100 per cent illegal, the plight of the drone comes back to haunt Heathrow Airport as more climate activists demand their voices are heard.
Following recent disruptions, new legislations regarding drones are coming into force, including increased airport exclusion zones, additional police power, fixed-penalty notices and modern technologies to detect and repel drones. Lee Mansell, COO of Operational Solutions, details how airports should use an UTM system to safely integrate drones into their operations.
Roni Tidhar, Israel Airports Authority’s Head of International Consulting Services – Commercial branch, discusses how airports must consider and adapt their security procedures in the evolving airspace.
David Ryder, Head of Aviation Security at ACI EUROPE emphasises how there is no one particular threat in the aviation sector. If you let your guard slip in one aspect, then the whole system is vulnerable.
Research and innovation is underway in SESAR – the technological pillar of the Single European Sky – to ensure that increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, in particular in relation to commercial air transport. Florian Guillermet, Executive Director of the SESAR Joint Undertaking, tells us more.
Considering the detrimental effects on the aviation industry, Jonathan Nicholson, Assistant Director, Civil Aviation Authority, highlights the risks, opportunities and challenges related to the use of unmanned aircraft.
In this issue, find out about how artificial intelligence can manage even the worst of cyber-security breaches; how to ensure increasing drone traffic in Europe’s skies can be managed safely, and various approaches to enhancing non-aeronautical revenues.