UAE delegation joins ICAO aviation security panel meeting

CANADA -A UAE delegation was in attendance at the recent 26th ICAO Aviation Security (AVSEC) Panel meeting, held in ICAO Headquarters, Montreal, Canada.

The delegation was headed by Hamad Al Muhairi, assistant director general, aviation security affairs sector.

During the meeting the panel discussed important papers presented by ICAO Contracting States and other stakeholders pertaining to Aviation Security. Some of the issues discussed related to the security risk from laser devices, cyber security, remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), and other emerging threats.

The issue of flight crew compartment security was high on the agenda in light of the recent Germanwings Flight 9525 incident.