Latest International Civil Aviation Organization Stories

Reducing Jet Noise By Controlling Turbulence
2011-09-13 06:08:00

  Supercomputing aids scientists in developing a novel technique to reduce jet noise Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are under increasing pressure to keep noise levels low for airport personnel and for people in surrounding neighborhoods. In fact, about every 10 years, the International Civil Aviation Organization, whose recommendations influence policies in the United States and abroad, reduces the maximum noise an airplane can produce before it can be certified and sold to...

2011-07-05 11:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), called for the European Union application of an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to be dismissed and declared illegal. The ATA, which brought the action on behalf of all of its members, said in its argument that aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should be regulated on a global...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Border security experts from Entrust, Inc., expressed a direct and important message to the attendees and participants of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) Sixth Symposium in Montreal Monday: "No ePassport issuance without inspection." While governments across the globe have been focused on issuing first- and second-generation ePassports, the value of these efforts are limited if countries aren't also implementing the technology to inspect and...

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