In collaboration with the ICAO, CAA International (CAAi) has delivered an Aerodrome
Certification course for 26 delegates from 11 countries in South East Asia.
AAI manages around 125 airports, including 78 domestic aerodromes
and 26 civil enclaves.
Abu Dhabi Airports has been awarded the UAE's first Aerodrome
Flight Information Services (Afis) certification from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), for Sir Bani Yas Airport.
Saif Al Suwaidi - director general GCAA, said: "The Aerodrome
Flight Information Service Regulations are the first in this region, and in fact amongst the first in the world.
The proposed changes to the Canadian Aviation Regulations, published in Canada Gazette, Part I, would require proponents to consult with stakeholders before developing an aerodrome
or significantly changing an existing one.
MANAMA: Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing and operating body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), celebrated the renewal of the Aerodrome
Certification from the Transportation Ministry's Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA).
A series of low level flights will be conducted to make sure flight paths at the aerodromes
continue to operate safely.
Behold, another enlightened aerodrome
. Instead of making frequent flyers pay for wireless high-speed Internet, Sarasota/Bradenton offers it for free.
It said: "Names that are non-aviation related, the name of a public figure or that reflect the type of aerodrome
or its operation, eg.
As in practice this means separate aerodromes
, the regulatory amendment aims to take this into account.
This is illustrated by an evident move towards privatization or corporatization, as governments adopt Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) or Build-Operate-Own (BOO) arrangements for the development or expansion of aerodromes
The objective of the proposal (COM(2003)566) is to revise the definition of airports, thereby authorising different security measures from those provided for by the Regulation, notably for aerodromes
. For the moment, this only concerns airports in which activity is limited to light aircraft, and where there are few or no general aviation flights.
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) announced yesterday that flight safety checks will be carried out at Rockhampton, Proserpine, Bowen, Townsville, Ingham, Mareeba, Far North, Gladstone, Bundaberg and Innisfail aerodromes
Problems at small aircraft and general aviation aerodromes
sited near large commercial airports have led to European Union ministers being asked to change airport security regulations introduced hastily in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.