Legislation


IAI’s TaxiBot Certified for Airbus A320 Family Operations

A TaxiBot vehicle is senn during the certification tests on an A320 at Airbus facilities in Toulouse. (IAI)

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) TaxiBot, the semi-robotic pilot-controlled aircraft tractor for dispatch towing, has obtained EASA certification for handling the Airbus A320 aircraft family. TaxiBot, … More ››

Prague Airport Enhances Checked Bag Explosives Checks

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Prague Airport (IATA: PRG) has announced it is to introduce swab checks for trace elements of explosives inside hold baggage. As a result, from May … More ››

EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

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The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA … More ››

ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Concluded in Qatar

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The 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly concluded yesterday with two resolutions adopted and Board Directors elected. The two resolutions were unanimously adopted … More ››

Gatwick Establishes Ombudsman Service to Resolve Disputes

Gatwick has appointed an ombudsman to try and resolve disputes between the airport and PRM passengers.

Gatwick Airport has established an ombudsman service to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM), … More ››

Sydney Airport Announces Kerrie Mather to Retire

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Sydney Airport has announced that Kerrie Mather has decided to retire as Managing Director and CEO. Sydney Airport Chairman, Mr Trevor Gerber said: “On behalf … More ››

AOA: Aviation deal must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations

Gatwick Airport, Control tower with aircraft in flight in background, DP, 19 August 2004, (CGA857)

Working closely with the European trade association for airports, ACI EUROPE, the UK’s Airport Operator’s Association (AOA) says is setting out the importance of prioritising … More ››

US and UK ban Electronic Items in Cabin Baggage on Some Inbound Flights

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The US and UK authorities are banning electrical items larger than smartphones from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East, North … More ››

MH370 Anniversary: Pilots’ Union Renews Call for Improved Aircraft Tracking

Boeing 777, 9M-MRO, went missing in March 2014.  (KEY - Alan warnes)

March 8, 2017 marked the three-year anniversary of one of the most high-profile aviation mysteries of all time – the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight … More ››

IATA Urges Governments to Support Aviation’s Ability to Drive Economic Growth

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to support the vital role aviation plays in connecting people and commerce around the globe. “Our … More ››