Aeropolitics en Biometrics key to improving airport experience <div class="field-deck"> Facial and fingerprint recognition is moving from the lab to airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More accurate biometric tools are coming online that could enhance border control and air-travel safety, while helping passengers get through airports quicker and with fewer security and airline staff required.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Safety ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257141 at JetBlue Brexit: Airlines hope for the best, prepare for the worst <div class="field-deck"> European airlines and manufacturers are uncertain of Brexit’s impact </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will there be a catastrophic collapse of air services between the European Union and the UK, or “business as normal”? There is uncertainty as Brexit approaches. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257131 at iStock Brazil asks WTO for Bombardier CSeries support ruling <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil has asked the Word Trade Organization (WTO) to rule whether Canadian federal and provincial government support for Bombardier’s CSeries constitute illegal subsidies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:20:00 +0000 257411 at Bombardier Russia establishes new aircraft certification unit <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has established a unit responsible for aircraft design, engines and propellers certification. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:45:00 +0000 256851 at Airport drinking; when to call time? <div class="node-body blog-body">Is limiting the number of alcoholic drinks each passenger can consume at an airport a good idea?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:22:00 +0000 256751 at Eurasian Economic Union to liberalize air transport <div class="node-body article-body">Russia and a group of former Soviet countries want to create a common, liberalized commercial air transport market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Regulation Daily News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:34:00 +0000 256721 at Qatar eases visa requirements for 80 nations <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar, embroiled in a diplomatic stand-off with four Middle East nations that have seen severe restrictions on its access to neighboring airspace, has waived entry visa requirements for 80 nations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:06:00 +0000 256501 at <p>Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson New TSA administrator Pekoske weighs risk-based approach <div class="node-body article-body">David Pekoske has been formally sworn in as administrator of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), taking command of a sprawling agency with about 60,000 employees that conducts security operations at nearly 450 US airports.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News People Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:51:00 +0000 256361 at <p>David Pekoske (R) is sworn in as TSA administrator by acting US homeland security secretary Elaine Duke during an Aug. 10 ceremony in Washington DC.</p> US Department of Homeland Security UAV manufacturers criticize UK collision tests <div class="node-body article-body">Organizations representing manufacturers of small unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones, and those operating them have criticized a UK government report into the risks associated with collisions between the systems and manned aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Manufacturers Technology ATW Plus Wed, 09 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 256231 at <p>The picture, taken during the testing, shows a larger hobbyist-class drone penetrating an aircraft windscreen.</p> BALPA Biometric facial recognition comes to Las Vegas, Houston airports <div class="node-body article-body">US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continued its federally mandated implementation of facial recognition biometric exit technology at US airports this week with new deployments at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Houston’s William P. Hobby International Airport (HOU). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:34:00 +0000 256211 at