Safety

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung launches drone safety initiative

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), the German air navigation service provider, and Deutsche Telekom have organised a Drone...

Drone causes brief runway disruption at Gatwick

A drone flying close to Gatwick Airport led to the closure of the runway and forced five flights...

AOA launches Airport Safety week at Cardiff

Cardiff Airport has launched the second ‘UK Airports Safety Week’ in conjunction with the Airport Operators Association (AOA)....

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Gatwick to use new EDS systems to comply with Standard 3 deadline

Gatwick Airport has agreed a contract with Smiths Detection (formerly Morpho Detection – Safran) to supply and service...

EUROCONTROL integrates ATC direction finding technology

To enhance the performance of air traffic control (ATC) stations and increase safety, an advanced radio direction finder...

IATA warning on air accident investigations

Greater cooperation to establish global standards for air accident investigations are urgently needed, Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director...

Trump laptop ban “could change business flying permanently”

A broadening of the laptop ban on flights to the US from other European countries “will have a...

Laptop ban: a crisis of trust in airport security

By Gary Mason Editor, Airport Focus No one in the aviation industry is going to sensibly argue against...

Blast resistant barriers developed for airports

A new blast-resistant barrier has been developed for the airport market by queue management company Tensator. Made from...

Runway incursion forum to be held in June

The Flight Safety Foundation, EUROCONTROL and the European Regions Airline Association will stage the 5th Annual Safety Forum...