November 8, 2016
With possible airport privatization on the horizon for Canadian airports, and thanks to Liberal Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s recent promise to introduce legislation loosening restrictions on foreign investment in airlines, airports have become a hot topic in the media. However, airports can often seem like mini-cities unto themselves, where competing stakeholders are pitted against each other. Along with an airport…
September 15, 2016
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as “drones”, are increasing in popularity with recreational and commercial users. Several high-profile incidents, which saw UAVs come into close proximity with commercial airliners, have prompted airport authorities to create “no drone zones”, further highlighting the need for the regulation of both UAVs and their operators. IT’S A BRAVE NEW WORLD … IN THE…
June 10, 2016
With drones advancing at an accelerated rate, there is some uncertainty regarding their operation in Canada. As a result, the Canadian government is taking further action towards the regulation of drones. Here are three things you need to know: 1. UAVs Must Meet Equivalent Safety Levels that Exist for Manned Aircraft Transport Canada Aviation (TCA) is responsible for aeronautical safety in Canada….
June 1, 2016