Charleston International Airport Installs Indoor Active Shooter Detection System in Airport Terminal

Charleston International Airport Installs Indoor Active Shooter Detection System in Airport Terminal

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the leading gunshot detection solutions provider to the transportation industry, and the Charleston County Aviation Authority (CCAA), owner and operator of Charleston International Airport (CHS), announced the airport’s selection of The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection...
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Heathrow fined for lost USB stick data breach

Heathrow fined for lost USB stick data breach

Heathrow airport has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a data breach after an employee lost a USB flash drive containing sensitive information. According to the ICO, a member of the public found the USB stick...
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New Biometric Scanning at Fort Lauderdale Airport Could Mean Shorter Lines at Security

New Biometric Scanning at Fort Lauderdale Airport Could Mean Shorter Lines at Security

Some passengers flying out of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport can now use biometric scanning to move through TSA security faster, the company CLEAR announced today. For $15 a month subscription, travelers can use special kiosks that scan fi...
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Passengers Can Save Time with Airport ‘Self-Serve’ Kiosks

Passengers Can Save Time with Airport ‘Self-Serve’ Kiosks

The volume of international air travelers in the U.S. is increasing by an estimated four percent per year. More passengers typically mean longer processing and more delays. Some airports are cutting processing time by an estimated 33 percent with new...
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Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

At the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, Airports Council International provided an update on the latest developments among the community of 246 airports currently in the global carbon management standard, Airport Carbon Accreditation. In 246 airports no...
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Bahrain International Airport improves aircraft landing safety and efficiency

Bahrain International Airport improves aircraft landing safety and efficiency

Bahrain’s aviation regulator, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA), in cooperation with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), is set to markedly improve the airport’s landing safety procedures and...
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Noise

Noise

Noise from aircraft mostly impacts those who live around airports. The industry has been working to reduce noise for decades. On average, aircraft are already 50% quieter today than they were ten years ago, and 75% quieter than the first...
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How to Service the Digital Passenger: Airport Transformation for the Modern Traveler

How to Service the Digital Passenger: Airport Transformation for the Modern Traveler

Generation Z, aka the iGeneration, is coming of age. This new generation of travelers was born into a digital world and will comprise 32 percent of the global population by 2019, according to a Bloomberg analysis. Their presence will heavily...
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FAA Funding, Improvements Part of Reauthorization Approved by the U.S. House on Wednesday

FAA Funding, Improvements Part of Reauthorization Approved by the U.S. House on Wednesday

A funding reauthorization for airports approved by the U.S. House on Wednesday locks in federal dollars the facilities are allowed to use to make upgrades and puts new requirements on the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to improve air-related operations a...
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FAA Warns Against Transposing Runway Numbers

FAA Warns Against Transposing Runway Numbers

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), citing a 2017 event at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), is cautioning flight crews and operators about risks associated with transposing runway numbers during data entry. The air carrier’s data was sh...
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