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UV lamps developed to sanitise cabin interiors

Collins Aerospace has developed Lilac-UV, an ultraviolet (UV) lighting option that can sanitise aircraft interiors nearly anywhere a light is installed inside a cabin. The lamps emit what the company describes as a “slight” violet light that can disinfect illuminated surfaces within seconds

Passenger Health & Safety

FAA: Unruly passenger behaviour doesn’t fly

The FAA has recorded an increase in incidents when airline passengers have disrupted flights with threatening or violent behaviour. Interfering with the duties of an airline crew member violates federal law. This exchange between a pilot and air traffic control during an incident illustrates the issue

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Passengers are confident in onboard safety, finds IATA

IATA’s latest passenger survey has found that most air travellers are confident about the safety of air travel, and that they support mask-wearing in the near-term. However, a majority of respondents also indicated they are frustrated with the “hassle factor” around Covid-19 protocols

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TSA restarts self-defence training for flight crews

The USA’s TSA is restarting its Crew Member Self-Defense (CMSD) training in early July. The programme was previously paused due to Covid-19, but with unruly passenger incidents on the rise, the TSA has decided it is appropriate to bolster crew training

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Air France wins top health safety award

Air France has received the Diamond Award in the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying awards, which recognise airlines’ efforts at implementing the strictest health and safety measures

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