Security http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en European Commission to audit exit screening in Ebola-affected countries http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level meeting of 21 European health ministers, co-organized by the Italian Presidency and the European Commission, has failed to reach common ground on the issue of entry screening at Europe’s airports for passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety Department of State Ebola European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control European Commission European health ministers European Union Italian Presidency Tonio Borg WHO World Health Organization Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142801 at http://atwonline.com Eurocontrol monitoring impact of Ebola outbreak on European aviation http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">The Eurocontrol Network Manager and the European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell (EACCC)—set up by the European Commission and Eurocontrol to support coordination of the response to network crisis situations—say they are monitoring the evolution of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its potential impact on European aviation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation#comments Air Traffic Control Security Daily News Safety Ebola outbreak Eurocontrol Network Manager European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell European Commission WHO World Health Organization Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:58:00 +0000 142711 at http://atwonline.com ACI Europe calls for urgent coordination on EU-wide response to entry screening http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening <div class="node-body article-body">The European regional branch of the Airports Council International (ACI Europe) is calling for “urgent coordination” between health authorities at a European Union (EU) level over the implementation of screening at airports and any potential risks to air travelers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety ACI Europe Air France Airports Council International Brussels Airline Ebola ECDC European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control London Heathrow Olivier Jankovec WHO World Health Organization Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:52:00 +0000 142541 at http://atwonline.com Gambia Bird’s Freetown-London permit revoked due to Ebola fears http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gambia-bird-s-freetown-london-permit-revoked-due-ebola-fears <div class="node-body article-body">Banjul-based Gambia Bird Airlines has been forced to postpone its planned resumption of flights between London and the Sierra Leone capital Freetown Friday following the UK Department for Transport’s (DfT) decision to revoke the airline’s permit for direct flights between the two cities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gambia-bird-s-freetown-london-permit-revoked-due-ebola-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gambia-bird-s-freetown-london-permit-revoked-due-ebola-fears#comments Airlines Security Daily News Airports & Routes DfT Ebola Gambia Bird Airlines Thomas Wazinski UK Department of Transport UK Public Health Service Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0000 142561 at http://atwonline.com <p>Gambia Bird Airlines A319</p> Courtesy, Gambia Bird Airlines UK government clears Ebola screening at Heathrow and Gatwick airports http://atwonline.com/security/uk-government-clears-ebola-screening-heathrow-and-gatwick-airports <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government will implement screening at Britain’s two main gateway airports—London Heathrow and Gatwick—for passengers traveling from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/uk-government-clears-ebola-screening-heathrow-and-gatwick-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/uk-government-clears-ebola-screening-heathrow-and-gatwick-airports#comments Security Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Border Force Centers for Disease Control Prevention Chief Medical Officer Department of Homeland Security Downing Street Ebola Gatwick Airport London Heathrow Airport Prime Minister David Cameron Sally Davies WHO World Health Organization Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:38:00 +0000 141941 at http://atwonline.com US to screen passengers arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Ebola http://atwonline.com/security/us-screen-passengers-arriving-guinea-liberia-and-sierra-leone-ebola <div class="node-body article-body">The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have unveiled a plan to implement health screenings of airline passengers arriving at five US airports from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/us-screen-passengers-arriving-guinea-liberia-and-sierra-leone-ebola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/us-screen-passengers-arriving-guinea-liberia-and-sierra-leone-ebola#comments Airlines Security Daily News Airports & Routes Atlanta CBP CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chicago O’Hare Customs and Border Protection Department of Homeland Security DHS Ebola New York JFK Newark Washington Dulles Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:58:00 +0000 141731 at http://atwonline.com <p>Workers with the union 32BJ, many of them airline cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants, participate in a class on how to better protect themselves from infectious diseases in the wake of increased concerns around the Ebola virus on Oct. 9, 2014 in New York City. The infectious disease training classes will be ongoing and teach members how to wear protective clothing and to safely handle potentially harmful body fluids they may come in contact with. Five airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa.</p> Spencer Platt/Getty Images Reports: US seeks more pre-clearance facilities in Europe http://atwonline.com/security/reports-us-seeks-more-pre-clearance-facilities-europe <div class="node-body article-body">The US government is understood to be seeking pre-clearance facilities in the UK and other European countries for travelers to the US. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/reports-us-seeks-more-pre-clearance-facilities-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/reports-us-seeks-more-pre-clearance-facilities-europe#comments Airlines Regulation Security Daily News Airports & Routes ALPA ATW Plus customs and borders Etihad preclearance Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:03:00 +0000 138611 at http://atwonline.com US trialing smartphone app to replace paper customs form http://atwonline.com/security/us-trialing-smartphone-app-replace-paper-customs-form <div class="node-body article-body">US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has launched a limited trial at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) of a program that allows passengers arriving on international flights to use a smartphone app in place of a paper customs form.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/us-trialing-smartphone-app-replace-paper-customs-form" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/us-trialing-smartphone-app-replace-paper-customs-form#comments IFE Security Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Airside Mobile Apple ATW Plus CBP Customs and Border Protection customs form Delta Air Lines iPad iPhone Mobile Passport Control smartphone Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:06:00 +0000 138071 at http://atwonline.com Wars & Duties http://atwonline.com/security/wars-duties <div class="field-deck"> Air transport community insists states fulfill their responsibilities under the Chicago Convention in wake of MH17 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The commercial air transportation industry is moving to address safety gaps in the system exposed by the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July. The problem the industry has, however, is that solutions to this crisis lie outside of the commercial industry, whose representative organizations have little to no power to enforce change. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/wars-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/wars-duties#comments Airlines Security Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:15:00 +0000 137031 at http://atwonline.com Tunisia bans flights from Libya http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya <div class="node-body article-body">The Tunisian Ministry of Transport has banned all flights originating from Libyan airports from its airspace until further notice over security concerns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya#comments Security Daily News Afriqiyah Airways ATW Plus Gaddafi Libyan Airlines Libyan airports Tunisian Ministry of Transport Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:38:00 +0000 136651 at http://atwonline.com