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Engineering Safer World

Join Professor Arnab Majumdar, online or in person, for his Imperial Inaugural.

Ultimately risk and safety in transport operations is about people, organisations, and their interactions not only with technology and infrastructure, but also with each other. However, assessing how humans perform in safety critical situations poses considerable challenges. For example, how can we reliably measure such concepts as workload, fatigue and safety culture for operators such as pilots and bus drivers? And even if we could, what is an acceptable safe level of workload and fatigue for such operators? And what about the vulnerable users of transport systems, how best can help them navigate their daily challenges?

ICAO Gender Summit 2023

Aviation, through providing connectivity between nations, creation of jobs and facilitating trade and tourism, is a key driver of economic and social development, and as such plays a key role in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. While aviation is recognized as a forward-looking and innovative industry, it is yet to unleash its full potentials through a more gender-balanced workforce at all levels, especially in technical, decision-making and senior roles.

2023 YGT programme closing!

The ESA Young Graduate Trainee (YGT) call for applications closes 28 February 2023. Don’t hesitate to apply and kick-start your career in space today! If you are a student in your final year of a Master’s degree or you have just graduated in engineering, science, IT or business services, this could be your call. 

ICAO Innovation Competition

ICAO is launching a global competition under the theme of “Innovation and Resilience in aviation.” To find out more register for an upcoming online webinar on February 16, 2023, 08:00 – 9:00 AM (EST). Register HERE.

A milestone in Lebanon

Meet Jana Sader: Lebanon’s First Ever Female Fighter Jet Pilot

Gender balance in aviation

Sarah Wilkin, founder and CEO of Fly Green Alliance (FGA), was a recent guest at the Sustainability Aerospace & Defence Pioneers podcast by the legal firm, Bird&Bird, where she talked about her underlying motivations for setting up FGA.

EUROCONTROL Forecast 2022-2024

EUROCONTROL has released a short-term forecast, showing that 9.5 million flights are expected in the network this year (85% of 2019 levels), despite the impact of the invasion of Ukraine and global economic challenges.

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2023

We are very proud to reveal our all-female cast of speakers for the ERA Regional Airline Conference #rac22 in Nice this March, where we will focus on three key elements of sustainable connectivity: environmental connectivity, economic connectivity and social connectivity.

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