Airports Council International adopted a new, collaborative safety initiative at its World Assembly in Bermuda this week, noting that Flight Safety Foundation statistics show 30% of "major damage" accidents that occurred from 1995 to 2008 were "runway related." The new program is called "APEX in Safety," which stands for Airport Excellence in Safety. ACI said in a statement that APEX in Safety's objective is "to ensure that all airports have the ...

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