Air New Zealand is advocating for tighter regulation for the illegal operation of drones after a near miss with an international flight approaching Auckland Airport on Sunday afternoon which potentially put the safety of 278 customers and crew at risk.
Emirates has completed the application of the specially-designed ‘Year of Zayed’ livery on ten of its aircraft. This tribute to the late His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was first unveiled in November 2017 on the fuselage of Emirates’ 100th A380 aircraft, and commemorates the 100th year of HH Sheikh Zayed’s birth.
Companies are providing more information to help employees make educated decisions about business travel to countries that criminalize same-sex relationships. Travel managers must make such guidance available to everyone — and companies should have an advocate or employee resource group in place to support travelers with concerns.— Amy Merrick writes for SkiftAmy Merrick, Skift-
The blue passports that will be given to UK citizens after Brexit will be made by a French-Dutch firm, it has been revealed. In an interview on BBC Four's Today Programme, the head of the company that currently manufactures the UK's passports revealed that the new £490 million contract had been won by Gemalto, a company based in France and the Netherlands.