Legislation


IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some … More ››

New Transit Rules Make Visiting Qatar Easier

Hamad Airport Qatar DOH

Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a … More ››

ACI Meets TSA to Discuss Landside Security and UN Resolution

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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 ››

New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

Duty Free

The UK’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) and the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) have launched a Code of Practice (CoP) for Airport Retailers to ensure … More ››

Changi ‘Passengers’ Arrested After Allegedly Trying to buy iPhones Without Flying

Singapore Changi

On September 16 two Singaporean nationals were arrested at Changi Airport after they allegedly tried to buy iPhone 7s from an airside shop without subsequently … More ››

Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

ACI EUROPE, Jan Jambon & Brussels Airport CEO

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 ››

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

The Birmingham Airport Air Traffic Control Tower lit up 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 ››

British Airways Re-introduces Tehran Flights

(Photo: Barry Woods-Turner)

Following the recent relaxation of sanctions on Iran, British Airways launched a new six times a week service to Tehran on September 1. Sean Doyle, … More ››

New Director General for IATA

Alexandre de Juniac IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Alexandre de Juniac has officially taken on the role of Director General and CEO of the … More ››

Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

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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 ››