US Makes Plans for Airport Safety Centres

24 May 2010 (Last Updated May 24th, 2010 18:30)

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it is making plans to establish a research centre of excellence for airport safety technology in the US. The FAA centre will partner with colleges and universities to operate regional centres of air transportation excellence, while condu

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it is making plans to establish a research centre of excellence for airport safety technology in the US.

The FAA centre will partner with colleges and universities to operate regional centres of air transportation excellence, while conducting crucial research and development to improve US and global commercial airline transportation.

The FAA will schedule a public meeting on 8 July this year for the new centre.