The real reason you need to take your laptop out at Airports
17 July 2023 | 1:10 pm
The stress of airports is universally known. In the mad rush to get to your gate, the security screening seems to slow everything down. But what does your laptop have to do with security?
26 Dec 2019
27 Jan 2019
Due to air traffic control staffing shortages, the FAA has warned of delays at New York's LaGuardia and other East Coast airports. The disruption to air traffic has come amid an ongoing federal government shutdown.
21 Apr 2019
Paul Griffiths, chief executive officer of Dubai Airports, talks about the 45-day long refurbishment of the southern runway at Dubai International that starts at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Dubai Airports will move some flights to the city’s second airport in the south, Dubai World Central, to try to reduce the impact.
26 Dec 2019
Drones near airports are a serious danger for air traffic. Germany has yet to figure out how to tackle the problem.
25 Jan 2020
Officials confirmed that the new mystery virus can spread between humans and said 15 medical staff have now been infected, stoking fears about an international pandemic and prompting airport authorities around the world to step up screening of travelers arriving from China.
1 Mar 2020
In fulfillment of its representative mandate as the representatives of the Nigerian people as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), the Senate on Thursday, February 27, 2020 raised the alarm over the poor screening of Coronavirus in the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Considering the health hazard the disease may pose to the nation, the issue was brought to the burner by the Senate following a Point of Order 43 raised by Sen. Ajayi Boroffice (Ondo North).
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20 Mar 2020
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17 Jun 2020
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4 Feb 2021
NDLEA nabs businessman, one other with over 3kg cocaine at Lagos, Abuja Airports
22 Mar 2021
NDLEA intercepts 200KG of illicit substances at Lagos, Kano, Abuja Airports
4 Jan 2022
French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire has announced plans to widen financial aid for firms hit by the pandemic, as surging Covid-19 cases put increasing pressure on the wider economy.
18 Jan 2022
Airlines are concerned that the technology, which is planned to be rolled out as early as Wednesday, could have serious consequences. They warn if implemented near airports, 5G could interfere with gauging altitude.
21 Jan 2022
The rollout of 5G service may seem like a great thing to device lovers, but for some international airlines it's a major worry. This week, American phone carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to a partial delay in activating their 5G networks in the US over safety concerns. For more, we speak to technology policy expert Roslyn Layton.
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Qatar has been praised for its role in brokering the Gaza truce and mediating the continuing, complex negotiations between Israel and Hamas on the release of hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But what's in it for the government in Doha? Professor Melanie Garson is a trained negotiator and conflict resolution expert. She spoke to FRANCE 24's Gavin Lee.
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Amid an ongoing strike by its mechanics in Sweden over a refusal to sign a collective wage agreement, Tesla has also filed a lawsuit against the country's postal workers. They have blocked deliveries of licence plates for its new cars, in solidarity with workers at the electric vehicle maker. Also in this edition, Chinese fast fashion giant Shein files to go public in the US and China tries to convince international investors to keep their supply chains in the country.
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Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani says the country is poised to take its position in the Artificial Intelligence space with the launch of an AI fund and targets the kickoff of the first set of 100 jobs in Lagos. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes the recently launched Portal to fast track the implementation of the Nigeria Startup Act aims to ensure proper labelling of start-ups.
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