Tag: airport

Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures

Departures at Heathrow were temporarily stopped after a drone was reported to have been sighted.

How much airport security is too much?

Why we are not going to get less airport security and may even get more, as hard as that may be to believe.

Frankfurt Airport terminal evacuated after ‘unauthorised person and child get past security and disappear’

Due to a police action, the German Federal Police is currently evacuating Piers A and Z at Frankfurt Airport’s T1. As a result of this measure, flight disruptions can be expected.

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Seven people are reported killed and Guatemala City airport closes after Fuego spews ash and smoke.

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend (and it can even find the location of the user)

London airport successfully tested a ground-breaking surveillance system that allows to track and stop 'rogue' drones being flown close to the final approach.

Why intelligent supply chains will rule the world

How an adaptive, intelligent supply chain – built around standards – accelerates innovation and drives change!

Coffee shop Wi-Fi, the ‘most dangerous’ of them all

Unsurprisingly, Wi-Fi networks in airports and hotels are also extremely popular. Hackers could intercept communications between two parties who believe they’re communicating directly with each other. Consumers need to be more aware of the potential dangers of connecting to a public Wi-Fi network, a new security report has warned. Wi-Fi networks in cafés and coffee ...

ICAO’s flight plan takes off

Air transport has become essential to our global society. In fact, it would be difficult to envisage a world without aviation. Here, Fang Liu, Secretary-General of ICAO, looks at the industry's recent developments and unveils the plans to tackle the future. Air travel around the world has seen a marked change in the way the ...

The future of airports

Development of airport infrastructure has lagged behind travel growth. Traffic at some major airports is already exceeding planned capacity while other airports are starting to experience congestion. With airport infrastructure under massive pressure, preparation is crucial. To understand what this means, we reached out to several people across the industry. Here's what they had to ...

ISOfocus flies high in the latest issue on aviation

Flying is more popular than it has ever been. Once seen as a luxury that only a privileged few could afford, air travel has become a genuine form of mass transport over the past few decades. According to a report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), passenger numbers are likely to surge in the ...

U.S. Customs computer outage causes delays at some airports

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) computer outage lasting about four hours hit several U.S. airports on Monday, causing long lines and delays at immigration checks as thousands of travelers returned from New Year's holidays, the agency said. "At this time, there is no indication the service disruption was malicious in nature,'' a spokeswoman ...

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