Have annotated the EO based on what I know of present aviation regulatory requirements, for the purpose of review by airline industry experts.
Could the Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting Have Been Avoided?
Events unfolding at Ft. Lauderdale International Airport on Friday afternoon have left us all rattled and grieving.
My thoughts are with those affected by this terrible event.
For the Umpteenth Time, No! You Cannot Hack a Plane Using IFE—But Those Who Try Should Be Prosecuted
The news cycle has returned to false claims of hacking aircraft through in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFE/IFEC) systems.
Inmarsat and ESA Mark Critical Milestone in ATM Modernisation Program
Inmarsat and the European Space Agency have completed the first test flights for a project which will modernise Europe’s air traffic management infrastructure to make flights better for passengers and the planet.
IATA’s 6 Priorities for Aviation Security
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has identified six priority areas to address the security challenges for today’s commercial aviation stakeholders.
The priorities were the topic of a speech given by IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, at AVSEC World conference in Kuala Lumpur this past Tuesday 25 October.
“Security, a topic of critical importance—not just to our industry, but to the world,”—Alexandre de Juniac
The New Delta Safety Video Game Defies Description
Delta has had a lot of fun with Safety Videos, stretching the limits betwen what might be an engaging way to get passengers to pay attention onboard and a great way to go viral online. But its latest run really has me stumped.
New FAA SAFO Highlights Vulnerabilities in Lithium Battery Supply Chain
The FAA has issued a new SAFO cautioning airlines to confirm Hazardous Materials compliance of lithium battery shipments.
The SAFO specifically names Braille Battery, which manufactures lithium batteries which power racing cars.
The FAA warns that Braille have failed to show proof of compliance to Hazardous Materials Regulations for air transport.
IATA Calls on Governments to Tackle Lithium Battery Risks
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has joined leaders of the lithium battery supply chain in demanding stricter enforcement of international regulations for the transport of lithium batteries.
CPH Wants You To GO! Catch-‘Em-All ELSEWHERE
Due to a recent incident of a Pokémon GO Player interfering with the safety of flyers at the terminal, Copenhagen Airport has issued a special, very bright, very attention-getting Airside Safety Alert. It warns Pokémon GO Players against hunting on airport grounds.