Category Archives: Emergency Services

No Survivors from Pakistan International Airlines Crash

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that all 47-people travelling on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK661 were killed when it crashed in the Havelian area of … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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IATA Moves to Help Cut Illegal Airport Wildlife Tracking Shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species. … More ››

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Gatwick Airport Declared “Autism Friendly”

Gatwick has been declared “Autism Friendly” by the National Autistic Society in recognition of the airport’s commitment to becoming an accessible and friendly environment for … More ››

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ACI Meets TSA to Discuss Landside Security and UN Resolution

The boards of ACI Europe and ACI-NA met with US TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger in Montreal over the weekend – in the run-up to the … More ››

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Canberra Goes International

Canberra is now an international destination, following the arrival of Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight SQ291 from Changi on September 21. This four-times per week service … More ››

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Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

On September 12 ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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New Striker for Liverpool Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport commissioned its new $1million Oshkosh Striker rescue and fire fighting vehicle on September 1 and gave employees the chance to see … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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