L-3’s Compact ProVision 2 Scanner Receives EU Approval

May 17, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems has announced that its ProVision 2 checkpoint security scanner meets European aviation standards following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process (CEP).  The ProVision 2 is […]


European Airport Traffic Suffers “Alarming” Decline

February 26, 2013 0

European airport trade body ACI Europe has released its traffic results for 2012, a year marked by a progressive slowdown in passenger traffic and continued recession for freight traffic. The overall passenger traffic at Europe’s […]


ProVision: EU Approved

February 25, 2013 0

Tom Allett spoke to L-3 about its ProVision ATD image-free security scanner, which has now received approval from the European Union.   Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks upon the United States in 2001, a determined […]


Scanner Receives CEP Approval

January 24, 2013 0

The ProVision Automatic Target Detection (ATD) checkpoint security scanner from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has met European standards, following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference Common Evaluation Process (CEP). Thomas M Ripp, […]

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EU Postpones ETS Extension

November 13, 2012 0

The European Union (EU) has postponed planned extension of its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for a year, in the hopes that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will create a global emissions deal. Climate Commissioner […]

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US Senate Exempts US Carriers from EU ETS Scheme

October 5, 2012 0

The US Senate has passed a bill that enables the US Transportation Secretary to tell US airlines not to participate in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The move came one week after […]


IATA Criticises EU

September 28, 2011 0

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Malpensa to Improve Rail Link

July 6, 2011 0

Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy, has revealed a scheme to connect its Terminals 1 and 2 with a rail link.  The plans will be put into motion upon the completion of a study named MXPT2LINK-UP, co-financed […]

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AFRAA Concern

June 16, 2011 0

THE AFRICAN Airlines Association (AFRAA) reiterated its strong criticism of the EU’s “continued unilateral practice of blacklisting of mainly African states and airlines with no visible benefits in enhancing safety on the continent,” and called […]