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Thermo Fisher offers scalable testing solutions to help keep air travel safe.

The increase in air travel as people get back to their lives and livelihoods will require SARS-CoV-2 testing for the safety of passengers, air travel employees, and countries. Travel restrictions and testing requirements around the world change regularly and without prior notice. Safety plans are fluid and testing should be adaptable to what tomorrow may bring.

Collaboration key to zero emissions, says easyJet

EasyJet has urged industry and governments to work closely to deliver the zero-emission technology needed to transform aviation

Helsinki unveils travel centre plans

Finland’s Helsinki Airport is to create a new travel centre as an extension of Terminal 2, offering bus, train and taxi connections

Norse Atlantic announces BALPA partnership

A partnership between Norse Atlantic Airways and the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) will help create hundreds of jobs in UK aviation

4GD to integrate Parrot drone into synthetic environment

European drone manufacturer Parrot has entered into a strategic partnership with immersive environment specialists 4GD, which will see the integration of the former company’s ANAFI USA platform into the latter’s synthetic training environments

Inclusivity in space: ESA’s Parastronaut Project

The European Space Agency has called for would-be astronauts whose physical disabilities would previously selection previously, reports Mark Broadbent

How airports can manage the ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 documentation

Tech firm boss says collaboration is key with border control, immigration, ground handlers and airlines to minimise delays

RSW terminal expansion project to begin in October

The $331m initiative is set to take three years to complete

SFO AirTrain stations awarded LEED gold accreditation

The facilities have been extended as part of an ongoing construction project

Huntsville International partners with logistics firm

By establishing a new base at the hub, Kerry Logistics plans to inaugurate cargo flights across the US from Asia

Meggitt shareholders approve acquisition by Parker-Hannifin

Shareholders of UK aerospace systems supplier Meggitt have given their approval to the cash acquisition of the company by US-based competitor Parker-Hannifin in a £6.3bn deal

UK backs UAV blueprints for local authority use

UK Business Minister Backs Altitude Angel to ‘Keep the UK at the Cutting-Edge of Innovation’

The Tentara Nasional Indonesia Feature Premium

Buyer’s market – Indo-Pacific fighter procurement

Increasing tensions in the Indo-Pacific have led many countries to assess their defence spending and priorities, and with it a focus on combat air capabilities. The region’s combination of fiscal muscle and political incentive suggests a strong market outlook for the future.

Marshall joins Tempest fighter programme

UK-based aerospace systems supplier Marshall has become the latest company to join the Team Tempest project, which is intended to deliver a sixth-generation fighter into service with the Royal Air Force from 2035

Game changer

Jack Hsu brings years of gaming industry experience to his latest challenge – developing aircraft inspection AR software. Howard Slutsken met him

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Thermo Fisher offers scalable testing solutions to help keep air travel safe.

The increase in air travel as people get back to their lives and livelihoods will require SARS-CoV-2 testing for the safety of passengers, air travel employees, and countries. Travel restrictions and testing requirements around the world change regularly and without prior notice. Safety plans are fluid and testing should be adaptable to what tomorrow may bring.

Deicers from Clariant: For a safe take-off on ice and snow

Learn about Clariant's special fluids that are used to deice planes and protect them from reicing before take-off

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Download Guidance for Air Travel

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the global leader in COVID-19 testing and is involved in more than 50% of global COVID-19 testing.  We help our customers navigate the testing options and the resources needed by airlines, labs, government agencies and digital health passport vendors.

Achieving large-scale hand sanitizing for a COVID-secure future

Before the COVID-19 pandemic occurred, there was little importance placed on hand sanitizing outside of hospitals, surgeries and other healthcare centres

Modern Managed Services as an enabler of safety-critical operations

Focus on what matters to your stakeholders by leveraging trusted partnerships to deliver safety-compliant control centre solutions, networks support solutions and services.

Our survey reveals industry views on post-pandemic airport recovery

Airports International conducted an online survey on behalf of Hitachi Vantara in July 2020, in order to understand the industry’s view on recovery from the pandemic and the use of technology to provide an enhanced ...

How technology is meeting the changing demands of airports

The evolution of the modern airport, and the way in which their operators conduct business, was well underway even before the global pandemic struck earlier in the year.

Are Airports the Next Smart Cities?

Airports globally are recognized as being similar to smart cities, as they focus on delivering improvements to operations, sustainability, experience and business vitality.

The Smart Path to Airport Safety and Security

The airports of today are vastly different than they were just a generation ago – and their technological evolution will continue to accelerate.

WANTED: Airspace guardian of the future…

As Egis celebrates 50 years in aviation, we publish a new discussion paper imagining the long-term future of aviation and what relevance air traffic management might have within it.

Prioritising safety in unmanned aircraft system traffic management

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent.

Learn More About Tower Solutions

As civilian air traffic continues to grow, airports must increase efficiency and manage more complex operations, while improving safety and compliance.

ATM-grade networks

Achieving safe, efficient, future-ready air traffic control Communications Frequentis was instrumental in introducing ATM-grade networks to the air traffic control industry, and continues to invest in taking them to the next level.

Upcoming Events

FlightSimExpo 2021

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San Diego, United States

FlightSimExpo is North America’s community-driven flight simulation conference. This year’s hybrid event takes place in San Diego and online.

Dubai Airshow 2021

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DUBAI AIRSHOW SITE, United Kingdom

Dubai Airshow 2021 is all set to be one of the most significant in-person aerospace events to take place this year and has already been marked as a must-attend by regional and global organisations keen to accelerate their speed of recovery.