Security

News and information about crew, passenger, aircraft and airport security issues.

Security

New Protections Deployed Against Attacks On Navigation Systems

Russia and Iran are the main perpetrators of GPS jamming and spoofing attacks
Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) ADA Anti-Jam GPS System
Security

UK Bizav Group Rebuts Protests with Social Media Effort

New video series emphasizes sustainability initiatives and job creation
WingX data for UK business aviation
Security

ICAO Issues Updated Global Aviation Security Plan

Implementation of security guidance will be audited by the UN agency
Security

Two Bizjets Spray-painted at London Stansted

Two protestors breached airside security at the UK airport
Just Stop Oil at Stansted Airport
Security

Olympic Games To Bring More Bizav Traffic to Paris

Those heading to the summer games should expect long lines and lots of security
Paris
Security

Intensifying Drone Threats to Civil Aircraft Prompt Innovation

Israeli companies have been busily developing new counter-drone solutions
Rafael counter-drone system
Security

Security Leaders Assemble To Assess Overflight Risks

WORC 2024 will to mark the 10th anniversary of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17
Accidents

Malawi's Vice President Killed in Aircraft Crash

Wreckage of the Malawi Defence Force twin turboprop was found in a mountainous area
Security

UK Tightens Bizav Passenger Security Requirements

Operators, pilots, and owners can be fined £10,000 for not complying
New C3 security Screening device at Farnborough Airport
Security

Enhanced Security Deployed at London City FBO

Next-generation scanners remove the restrictions on liquid carriage and large electrical items
London City Airport
Security

Airspace Risks Are Part of Permacrisis Threat to Aviation Safety

World Overflight Risk Conference will convene in Warsaw in July
Business jet flying
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Jetcraft Sees Grounds for Optimism in Preowned Bizjet Market

"No longer a knife fight in a phone booth," said Jetcraft president and CEO Chad Anderson
Chad Anderson, Jetcraft
Regulations and Government

EBAA Cheers Polish Court Ruling on Pax Name Enforcement

Poland's Border Guard has been incorrectly imposing fines on airlines and private operators
Republic of Poland BBJ aircraft
FBOs

UK Bizav Group Protests Big Increase in Border Fees

The government wants to charge FBOs 94% more for hourly border services
Signature Aviation Birmingham International Airport, UK
Security

How Private Aviation Can Brace for Climate and Class War Protests

More protests are expected at the EBACE show, but the industry doesn't need to surrender
Protesters at EBACE 2023
Training and Workforce

Gulfstream Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Newlin will take over from Sheryl Bunton on May 31
Newlin
Security

Caution Advised as Middle East Airspace Reopens

EASA is remianing in touch with operators about Middle East security concerns
Security

Inspector Criticizes UK Private Aviation Security Checks

Former independent oversight official fired after releasing security screening data
London City Airport Private Aviation Centre
Security

TFRs Ramping Up Alongside Presidential Election Campaigns

A midweek campaign visit by President Joe Biden will cause general aviation restrictions at Dallas airports
Air Force One
Security

Doubts Raised over Possible Ukrainian Airspace Reopening

Ukraine's government has opened discussions with air safety regulators EASA and FAA
Ukraine
Security

Dutch Environmental Protestors Target Private Aviation

Extinction Rebellion tried to protest at Maastricht-Aachen Airport
Extinction Rebellion protestors demanded an end to private aviation in Maastricht
Security

GNSS Jamming and Spoofing Events Present a Growing Danger

Many reports of jamming and spoofing come from conflict zones
GNSS jamming
Rotorcraft

FlySight, Viewpoint Collaborate on Mission Computing Solution

Integration provides new solutions for helicopter operators
Viewpoint booth at Heli-Expo 2024
Aircraft

Airbus A350-1000 Flight Test Aircraft Headed for GPS Signal Trials

Airbus is closely monitoring reports of GPS spoofing
Airbus A350-1000 flight test aircraft (Photo: Kerry Lynch/AIN)
Security

High Point Launches Singapore Subsidiary

High Point expands Southeast Asia reach with new office in Singapore
High Point Aerotechnologies counter-drone system
Aircraft

Asia-Pacific Air Power Demand Fueled by China Threat

China’s expansionist aims boost requirements for military aircraft
F-35A (left), F/A-18F (center) and EA-18G (right).
Charter & Fractional

Blade Air Mobility Adds Security Clearance at Nice

Passengers no longer need to clear through general security
Blade Air Mobility Europe Helicopter
Environment

Protestors Oppose Private Aviation at Farnborough Airport

The local chapter of Extinction Rebellion led a march to Farnborough Airport
Greta Thunberg joins a protest at Farnborough Airport in the UK
Security

Climate Action Protest in Belgium Ends with Mass Arrests

Unlike protests earlier this year in Europe, no aircraft were damaged
climate activists from Eco-protesters try to enter the secure area of Antwerp-Deurne Airport
Security

DaVinci Joins with Aviation Secure on New Security Coursework

New courses will provide a global reach for customer security training
Aviation Secure training in aircraft hangar