Category Archives: Airports

Cap-and-Trade Plan Means You’ll Pay More to Fly

Photo: CBC News The European Union’s highest court Wednesday upheld the EU’s right to impose its cap-and-trade scheme on international airlines using European airports, rejecting a suit brought by North American airlines. The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg dismissed … Continue reading

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Security scanners go big, aim for whole planes

Anti-terrorism and security scanning is aiming for bigger targets including whole aircraft as part of an effort to cut costs and simplify monitoring processes. By commissioning machines that detect organic threats, drugs, explosives and other suspect materials, governments are hoping … Continue reading

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TSA: Air marshals and armed pilots improve security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) believes both arming some pilots who volunteer through the federal flight deck officer (FFDO) programme and the federal air marshals assigned onboard select flights have proven effective, and remains committed to both schemes. “In the … Continue reading

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