UAS/Drones

New UK Extended Drone no-fly Zone Rules

March 13, 2019 0

New legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports came into force on March 13. It is now illegal to fly a drone within 5km of an airport, with major penalties for those who […]

Security

ACI World Launches First Online Certificate in Smart Security

January 31, 2019 0

Airports Council International (ACI) World has launched the first ACI Certificate in Smart Security which it says will introduce participants to the core concepts of this globally-established programme. The certificate is offered via an online course by […]

Operations

Gatwick Runway Reopens

December 21, 2018 0

London’s Gatwick Airport has reopened after drone overflights caused flights to be suspended for more than 24 hours. A statement from the airport’s press office on December 21 said: “Gatwick’s runway is currently available having […]

UAS/Drones

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Drone Sightings

December 20, 2018 0

Gatwick Airport’s runway remains closed and all flights are currently suspended following reports of drones making numerous flights over Gatwick’s airfield since 2100 on Wednesday evening. It is estimated that more than 100,000 of journeys […]

Airline Focus

Project Milestone for Gerald R Ford Airport  

November 6, 2018 0

Construction on the second phase of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s (GFIA), Gateway Transformation Project (GTP) began on November 5 and will continue through until the summer of 2020. Construction improvements are focused on […]

Airline Focus

Heathrow Prepares for Largest Biometrics Roll out  

October 18, 2018 0

Heathrow Airport has announced it is launching its first end-to-end biometrics trial which will bring facial recognition to each point of a departing passenger’s journey. The airport said the £50 million project will add to […]

Airline Focus

London Stansted Trains 100th ‘Dementia Friend’

September 21, 2018 0

Stansted Airport has announced that it now has 100 trained ‘Dementia Friend’ staff members following the latest in a series of special training sessions on World Alzheimer’s Day (Friday September 21). Stansted said that as […]