Anne Paylor

Anne
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Germany completes integration of civil-military ATM services 
Germany has completed the integration of civil and military air traffic management (ATM) throughout its airspace.
Apps Help Guide Travelers Through Connected Airports 
Airport apps for smartphones can help passengers maneuver through the airport from the “garage to the gate.”
Airport Case Studies 
Airports are using smartphone apps and other means to let customers get everything from gate assignments, baggage claim and check in info to finding a restroom.
Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 2016
Global airport growth trends are reflecting the recent upside-down pattern of the world’s commercial air transportation economies.
SITA IT Trends: Tailoring technology to passenger types
The interaction between passengers and self-service technology has reached a point of maturity where it is no longer about introducing interactive technology.
Airways CEO Ed Sims and NATS CEO Martin Rolfe
New Zealand, UK ANSPs sign new collaboration deal 
The air navigation service providers (ANSPs) of New Zealand and the UK announced a new collaboration agreement following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union last week.
Global Congestion
With the number of air travelers around the world expected to double to more than 7 billion by 2035, according to IATA, the air transport industry is ramping up awareness on the critical need for airspace modernization.
Real-time flight data exchange between Eurocontrol, UAE goes live 
Eurocontrol and the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have begun exchanging real-time flight data, as part of a cooperation agreement signed in October last year.
Anti-UAV Defense System
FAA to evaluate drone detection systems for US airports  1
FAA has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRDA) with Liteye Systems to evaluate technology developed by a trio of UK companies to identify and disable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” operating near airports.
Israel becomes second Eurocontrol Comprehensive Agreement signatory 
Israel has become the second state to sign a Comprehensive Agreement with the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol).
Airways New Zealand to reduce air navigation service charges to airlines 
Air navigation services provider Airways New Zealand will decrease charges for airlines by 4.7% over the next three-year pricing period, a move welcomed by IATA.
Cyber-security industry in ‘arms race’ 
"We are all involved in an arms race," security futurist and risk consultant Simon Moores, MD of Zentelligence (Research), told an audience at the SITA Air Transport IT Summit in Barcelona.
Australia begins decommissioning navaids; moves to satellite navigation 
Australia has begun the process of decommissioning a number of ground-based navigation aids, meaning that associated non-precision approach procedures will be withdrawn from service this week.
Fraudulently obtained travel documents a growing security challenge 
The problem of fraudulently obtained travel documents is outstripping forged passports as one of the key identity validation issues facing the air transport industry today.
SITA
SITA explores blockchain technology to unlock digital travel identity 
Travel technology provider SITA is exploring the use of blockchain technology as a platform for generating secure single travel “tokens” that could potentially streamline a passenger’s progress through all airport processes involving the scanning of personal documentation.
Blogs & Commentary
Jan 17, 2017
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Don’t dismiss the widebody

Already 2017 is shaping up to be another good year for the narrowbody, especially the new-generation of ultra-efficient airliners....More
Jan 17, 2017
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MH370 becomes a ghost ship

It’s a sad day in commercial aviation history with the confirmation that the search for MH370 has been suspended....More
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