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.
A lack of relevant data is hindering efforts to determine and address the level of the air traffic management system’s vulnerability to cyberattacks, Eurocontrol DG Frank Brenner said at the IATA Ops Conference in Copenhagen this week.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has appointed CAA International (CAAi), the advisory arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), to help strengthen CAAT’s aviation safety oversight in compliance with ICAO.
Aviation regulation is not keeping up with the fast pace of change in the air transport industry and needs to become more responsive to the changing operational environment, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) executive director Patrick Ky told the IATA Ops Conference in Copenhagen this week.
The commercial aviation industry has become much more adept in a changing operational environment at ensuring public confidence, but faces ongoing communications challenges, IATA DG and CEO Tony Tyler told the IATA Ops Conference in Copenhagen.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has signed an agreement with space-based air traffic surveillance system provider Aireon to provide space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data for the Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR).
The European Union and China have launched a €10 million ($11 million) aviation cooperation project, which will be managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and partners, to link technical cooperation with policy dialogue between the European and Chinese aviation authorities.
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