Category Archives: Security

Flights Resume After Istanbul Ataturk Airport Attack

Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport has partially reopened after a gun and bomb attack killed 41 people and injured more than 230 others on June 28. Few … More ››

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Lisbon Airport Upgrades Operational and Commercial Areas

Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport says it is “getting more functional” after concession-holder ANA/VINCI Airports has invested in upgrading its operating capacity and commercial areas. There … More ››

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EgyptAir Crash: Both ‘Black Boxes’ Recovered

Both ‘Black Box’ data recorders have been recovered from the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month. Although the … More ››

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IATA Calls for Solution on Schengen – US/Canada Visa

The International Air Association (IATA) has called on EU and North American governments to resolve what it describes as a looming crisis for the EU–US/Canada … More ››

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Air Connectivity Essential for Landlocked Countries

Aviation is a catalyst for socio-economic development and is particularly critical to the economies of landlocked countries, said ICAO Secretary General Dr Fang Liu. Dr … More ››

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EgyptAir Flight Crashes into the Mediterranean Sea

May 19: EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris CDG to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The aircraft, an Airbus … More ››

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Cyprus Hijack Ends: Man Arrested

The hijacking of a EgyptAir flight that forced it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended. The Cypriot authorities say all hostages were released or … More ››

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ICAO and ACI to Enhance Cooperation on Airport Security

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) have announced a new agreement aimed at reinforcing cooperation on airport security. The new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will … More ››

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Bristol Airport Reports Record Year

Bristol Airport in the southwest of England has announced 6.76 million passengers used Bristol Airport in 2015, surpassing the total for the previous 12 months … More ››

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Egypt Completes Preliminary Metrojet Report

The Egyptian authorities have announced the completion of the preliminary report into the loss of the Metrojet airliner which crashed in the Sinai desert on … More ››

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