Category Archives: Security

ICAO calls high-level meeting on conflict risk

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced it is to host a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July, with the directors general of … More ››

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ICAO planning airspace security review

UN aviation agency ICAO has confirmed that it is consulting with airlines and aviation organisations across the world to review the way in which authorities … More ››

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FAA lifts Tel Aviv flight ban

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its restrictions on US airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport by cancelling a … More ››

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MH17 exposes failure of airspace risk regime

War torn countries are the least likely to be able to conduct an honest appraisal of how dangerous their airspace is, according to a European … More ››

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ICAO faces huge challenge on airspace risk role

Calls are growing for UN civil aviation agency ICAO to expand its role and issue safety advisories to give airlines more guidance on operating at … More ››

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US issues ban on Ben Gurion International

US airlines have been banned from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. The Federal … More ››

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Calls grow for global review of airspace risk

Governments must take the lead in reviewing how risk assessments for flying over conflict zones are made, according to an airline industry chief. Tony Tyler, … More ››

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US bans commercial flights over North Korea

The United States on Monday restricted its commercial aircraft from flying over North Korea and adjacent airspace, citing the risk of ballistic missiles launched without … More ››

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Was solar storm to blame for aircraft vanishing from screens?

Space weather could have been to blame for the air traffic control surveillance blackouts that hit European air travel on both June 5 and 10 … More ››

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Cyber Talk

Millions of devices running the US Army’s IT are vulnerable to cyber threat, reports Libby Howe. Army senior leaders posit that communications technology is being … More ››

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