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2009-04-07 07:00:00

Entrust to present ePassport capabilities at Nigerian ICAO event DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just six months after an impressive showing at the ePassports EAC Conformity & Interoperability Tests in Prague, Czech Republic, Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) aims to further strengthen its global leadership position. The ePassport security expert will express strong support for the creation of Master List Signing during this week's ICAO Regional Seminar on Machine Readable Travel...

2008-10-30 15:00:27

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today expressed harsh opposition to the European Parliament's Oct. 24 final approval of legislation covering the world's airlines under the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). In a speech delivered before the European Aviation Club in Brussels, ATA President and CEO James C. May drew attention to a proliferation of new aviation...

2008-10-22 12:00:34

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/39c1a6/evolution_of_inter) has announced the addition of the "Evolution of International Aviation, Second Edition" report to their offering. The purpose of this book is twofold. First, it lays out the forces that shaped the international aviation industry and that changed all the rules in the drive for liberalization. Second, it looks at the many interesting and difficult choices ahead that the airline industry in general...

2008-09-29 12:00:27

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marinus Heijl has joined the International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations as that organization's first representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal. Marion Blakey, who chairs ICCAIA and is also president and CEO of AIA, said Heijl will provide a much-needed voice for manufacturers at ICAO, the globally recognized U.N. body governing civil aviation. "Civil aviation is going through...

2008-09-24 06:00:22

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today announced that its Abu Dhabi International Airport has been issued full certification by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The Certification is in accordance with UAE federal Civil Aviation Regulations, based on the Standards of Annex 14 & 17 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation. ADAC Chairman and Managing Director, Khalifa Al Mazrouei said: "I am delighted that Abu Dhabi International is the first airport in the UAE to...

2008-09-17 06:00:28

Emirates Group Security (CASS) Launches ICAO Management Certified Programme in Dubai The Centre of Aviation & Security Studies (CASS), the commercial academic arm of Emirates Group Security and the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), have signed an agreement to jointly host the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Management Certified Programme (AVSEC PM) course in Dubai. The AVSEC PM course, regarded as one of the most prestigious courses in aviation security, aims to...

2008-09-02 09:00:26

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, 2 September: South Korea received top marks for aviation safety from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which can facilitate code sharing with foreign carriers and the expansion of flight routes, the government said Tuesday. The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs said the country received a safety system compliance rating of 98.82 per cent in the latest evaluation, up sharply from the...

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2008-08-22 00:15:00

An expert in aircraft performance models said that inaccurate calculation of greenhouse gas emissions from air travel is undermining the method of using carbon offsetting to combat climate change.   As a result, critics of the system say that those who travel by air may be deceiving themselves that their offsets are having their intended effect.  Carbon offset supporters maintain the system allow air travelers to fight climate change without altering their behavior through...

2008-07-27 03:00:28

By Wright, Joseph A Sr After 10 years in development, the Airbus A380 super jumbo jet has arrived, and airport fire departments will have to determine if they are up to the task of protecting this enormous aircraft. AIRPORT FIRE SERVICES have a new aircraft to protect, and she's redefining big. The Airbus A380 has been known by many names over the last 10 years, and most recently has been dubbed the "super jumbo jet." It is a class of commercial airliner that the Federal Aviation...

2008-07-15 09:00:59

African aviation body seeks tougher action against nations flouting safety rules NAIROBI, July 14 (Xinhua) -- African airlines on Monday called for tougher action against countries flouting the United Nations air safety regulations. The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Secretary General Christian Folly-Kossi said African countries are failing to put in place policies to ensure proper air navigation surveillance services for aircraft departing and landing in their airports, which...


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