Thursday, 21 June 2018

Headlines
  • Airlines warned against complacency after record safety run - Airlines need to guard against complacency following last year’s record for aviation safety, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, told an IATA conference in Sydney this week. Last year was the safest year in terms of passenger fatalities since 2005, despite a more than...
  • EU urges ICAO to establish robust CORSIA system - The European Union (EU) is urging ICAO to establish the most robust Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) system possible, so the global airline industry can stabilize CO2 emissions at 2020 levels. A number of European countries have already written to ICAO expressing concerns about CORSIA. France, the...
  • ICAO Adopts Standards For Electronic Recordkeeping - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is exploring new ways to simplify the airline business. Its Paperless Aircraft Operations (PAO) initiative faces the daunting task of rethinking the way companies document maintenance activity. “The PAO seeks to transform legacy processes into modern, digital processes,” says IATA’s head of operational cost management,...
  • EU Plans To Ban Plastic Cutlery and Plates on Airliners - The European Commission has proposed new legislation that would ban plastic cutlery, plates, straws, and drink stirrers in an attempt to reduce the harmful effect of plastic in the oceans. Some airline industry officials, however, think the new policy will bring little environmental benefit and prove incongruous with current European...
  • Fifteen Tips For Cybersecurity - Thales’s Data Security Summit in Washington on May 31 provided some guidance on how managers can counter the cyber threats: Know your data Know the threats. Go on Offense. Look For Vulnerabilities. Perimeter Defense Is Not Enough. Encrypt All Data. Keep Your Keys. The Cloud Is Great. Know Your Clouds....