Anne Paylor

Anne
Paylor
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New Realities 
Aviation has taken climate change to heart, and while critics say the industry is not doing enough and not doing it fast enough, there is evidence that aviation is making significant progress.
UK government criticized for delay tactics over runway capacity  1
The UK government has come under a barrage of criticism from the business community over its announcement late Wednesday to further delay a decision on desperately needed additional runway capacity in the South East.
Airlines urged to help combat illegal wildlife trafficking 
Air transport has come under the spotlight for its role in the transportation of illegal wildlife and the part it can play to help reduce that.
ATM Puzzle 
The Gulf States’ no-holds-barred approach to aviation has seen remarkable payoffs. Their airlines have flourished in an Open Skies environment, and exploited to the full the large hub capacity being created at the region’s airports to meet growing demand.
Airport Appeal 
More than 50% of global air traffic today travels through privatized or commercialized airports. Roughly half of that traffic travels through airports that are stock exchange listed, while the remaining half are privatized but not listed. How is their attraction measured?
Airways New Zealand, FerroNATS partner to train ATC students 
Airways New Zealand has signed a contract with FerroNATS to offer air navigation students in Puerto Rico the chance to work with the Spain-based company.
Europe to exchange flight plan data with Middle East, Brazil 
Eurocontrol has signed agreements to exchange flight plan data with both the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Department of Airspace Control (DECEA) of Brazil.
Helios awarded pivotal ATM harmonization study contract in the Gulf 
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Air Navigation Committee has awarded aviation consultancy Helios a contract to develop a detailed study and implementation roadmap to harmonize air traffic management (ATM) provision across the six GCC states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Airservices, Aireon to create space-based ADS-B platform in Australia 
Australia’s air navigation service provider Airservices has signed an agreement with global, space-based air traffic surveillance system provider Aireon to create a platform for tracking aircraft using space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) by 2018.
Industry unites against COP21 proposals to use aviation as finance source 
The commercial air transport industry is resisting calls within the draft text of December’s Conference of Parties (COP21) global environmental summit for aviation to be used as a source of finance to help fund climate change initiatives.
Call for government support in creating global MBM for aviation
The heads of 28 leading commercial aviation businesses and organizations have penned an open letter to governments worldwide calling on them to support aviation’s trailblazing efforts to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.
ATAG publishes handbook for reducing aviation's environmental impact 
The Geneva-based Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has published a new report, Aviation Climate Solutions, which it anticipates will be used as a handbook or a ‘how-to’ guide for the aviation industry to improve efficiency and reduce aviation's impact on the environment.
Gatwick Airport pioneers new booking aid for connecting passengers  1
London’s Gatwick Airport has introduced a new booking service that enables connecting flights between low-cost and full-service airlines to be booked in a single transaction.
CAA report: Heathrow Airport noise significantly reduced 
London Heathrow Airport’s noise footprint is smaller now than it has been at any time since the 1970s, according to analysis by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Blogs & Commentary
Sep 20, 2017
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Airline & aviation workers’ heroic acts in disaster-hit regions

Harvey, Katia, Irma, Jose, Maria: a terrible family of destruction. And the brutal 2017 Atlantic hurricane season still has weeks to run and could potentially add more names to fear. I’d like to recognize here the ongoing dedication by the people of the commercial aviation industry who continue to support relief and aid efforts across all the regions affected....More
Sep 19, 2017
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O’Leary’s Mea Culpa

Who thought we’d ever see the day that Michael O’Leary said sorry?...More
Sep 15, 2017
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Data is the new oil

At the recent Aviation Festival in London, an observation from one of the moderators really struck me: “Data is the new oil.”...More
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