ROUTE SELECTION: SAFE PASSAGE

ROUTE SELECTION: SAFE PASSAGE

An analysis by Osprey Flight Solutions has identified ten airspace areas globally where the risk to civil aviation was assessed to be high to extreme at all altitudes due to hazardous activity conducted by a range of state actors and violent non-state actors (VNSAs). Matthew Borie provides a summary of these airspace risk areas, including…

CYBER SECURITY: an evolving challenge

CYBER SECURITY: an evolving challenge

Increasing dependence on technology in order to meet business targets and to improve the passenger experience means increased exposure to cybercrime. Roee Laufer discusses this emerging threat, its implications and the measures that we need to start investing in to ensure the security of our systems. The number of people flying each year never ceases…

SKY MARSHAL DEPLOYMENT

SKY MARSHAL DEPLOYMENT

SKY MARSHAL DEPLOYMENT: A TURKISH PERSPECTIVE Developing a regulatory framework to address invisible risks has always been a difficult challenge for governments. Sky marshal operations, because of inherent operational risks, require firm parameters be established regarding the roles and responsibilities of those deployed. Otherwise, governments could find themselves in the middle of international diplomatic crises.…

DEPORTEES: IN NEED OF AN ESCORT?

DEPORTEES: IN NEED OF AN ESCORT?

While the majority of civil aviation passengers board their flights as willing customers, occasionally airlines are required to provide transport to those who are being deported or whose circumstances otherwise require a higher than normal level of security. Ahmad Al-Maaytah discusses regulations pertaining to deportee transportation that aim to ensure the safety and security of…

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND AVIATION SECURITY: OFFERING HUGE PROMISE BUT NOT A TOTAL PANACEA

Artificial intelligence has drawn significant attention in society, offering us the opportunity to exploit untapped information in data to reveal previously unknown, and in some cases, unexpected insights. Sheldon H. Jacobson discusses opportunities for artificial intelligence in aviation security, discussing where it may be most effective, and some of the pitfalls for its adoption. Artificial…