Security en Editorial - Sense & Security <div class="node-body article-body">The crash of Metrojet flight 9268 shortly after take-off from Sharm el-Sheikh understandably raises concerns about security and screening procedures at that airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Security Safety Metrojet 9268 Metrojet A321 crash Sharm el-Sheikh Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:14:00 +0000 187571 at Manila Airport closure for APEC summit causes up to $2 billion losses <div class="node-body article-body">The recent geopolitical summit of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders in Manila, Philippines, caused the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights out of Manila's Ninoy Aquino International (NAI) Airport, and an estimated $2 billion loss in overall revenue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Government Affairs Security Daily News Airports & Routes AirAsia Philippines APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cebu Pacific Cielo Villaluna Ninoy Aquino International Philippine Airlines Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:36:00 +0000 187361 at IATA warns Senate not to divert $4.4 billion in airline security fees <div class="node-body article-body">IATA is warning the US Senate that a plan to divert airline security fees to fund surface transportation needs could violate international aviation agreements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Security Daily News Airlines for America airport security fees Airports Council International-North America ATW Plus Chicago Convention Hague IATA ICAO open skies Sen. Orrin Hatch Sen. Ron Wyden Senate Finance committees TSA US Travel Association Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:37:00 +0000 187291 at This week's poll question: Have the recent terror incidents and threats caused you to alter your air travel plans? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/11202015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2101-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2101"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2101" name="choice" value="2101" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2111-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2111"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2111" name="choice" value="2111" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2121-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2121"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2121" name="choice" value="2121" class="form-radio" /> Maybe; I will proceed with caution</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="187221" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-UjyjidYZ4hNtTzqjRnTMph61xcaQRyfoFUSSmv4WZXs" value="form-UjyjidYZ4hNtTzqjRnTMph61xcaQRyfoFUSSmv4WZXs" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Airlines Security Safety Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:21:44 +0000 187221 at Russia to enhance aviation security <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, is developing a new set of security measures to prevent “any illegal interference into airlines and airports activities within the country and abroad.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Daily News Airports & Routes A321 bomb G20 MetroJet Rosaviatsia security terrorism Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:00:00 +0000 186901 at Russian authorities confirm bomb brought down Metrojet A321 <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has formally stated that an explosive device was responsible for the downing of a Metrojet Airbus A321 over the Sinai on Oct. 31 with the loss of 224 lives. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Security Daily News Safety Airbus A321 Alexander Bortnikov bomb crash explosive MetroJet Sinai Vladimir Putin Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:57:00 +0000 186701 at <p>Russian security chief Alexander Bortnikov</p> Russian security chief Alexander Bortnikov Russia bans EgyptAir flights to Moscow <div class="node-body article-body">Russian aviation authorities have banned EgyptAir from flying into Russia. The Egyptian flag carrier, which operated 3X-weekly Cairo-Moscow scheduled services, was forced to cancel flights from Nov. 14. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Daily News Airports & Routes Aeroflot crash Domodedovo Moscow Airport Egyptair MetroJet Minister of Civil Aviation of Egypt Orenair security Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:20:00 +0000 186591 at <p>EgyptAir A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson AAPA: Asia Pacific needs harmonized ops and safety policy <div class="node-body article-body">Asia Pacific lacks a set of harmonized guidelines for safety and regulatory practices according to Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) technical director Martin Eran-Tasker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Regulation Security Daily News ATW On-Location Safety AAPA Garuda Indonesia Martin Eran-Tasker Metrojet A321 crash safety security Singapore Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:12:00 +0000 186281 at TSA Gun Catches at US Airports: October 2015 <div class="node-body data_table-body">266 firearms were discovered at US airports in October 2015, up 33.3% year-over-year, as detailed in Total TSA Gun Catches for October 2015 (loaded or unloaded firearms, plus stun-guns, discovered at TSA checkpoints at airports across the US). </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="" /><a href=" Gun catches at US airports October 2015 CSV version.csv" type="text/csv; length=6043">TSA Gun catches at US airports October 2015 CSV version.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Government Affairs Security Safety Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 10 Nov 2015 04:53:00 +0000 185901 at Emirates starts security review in light of Metrojet crash <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates has started a review of security measures at airports throughout the Middle East, Western Asia and Africa as a consequence of the Oct. 31 crash of a Metrojet Airbus A321 in Egypt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Daily News Safety A321 Airbus Dubai Emirates MetroJet Qatar Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:32:00 +0000 185891 at <p>Emirates 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson