Tel Aviv, Nov 7 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country was "ready and willing" to share with India technology in areas such as aviation security, border protection and water harvesting, an official statement said Friday.
US officials want to install video cameras in cockpits and monitor "black box" voice recorders to try to eliminate pilot distractions and banter which have been blamed for several accidents, including a deadly crash in New York.
Singapore Airlines has become the latest foreign carrier to cut back its operations in Pakistan, adding to woes of the country`s flagging aviation industry which has been hit hard by deteriorating security and economic slowdown.
US President Barack Obama`s
embattled choice to head the Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) charged with aviation security said on Wednesday
he was withdrawing from consideration for the post.
President Barack Obama on Thursday summoned US intelligence chiefs to a meeting next week at the White House to discuss how to prevent a repeat of the attempted bombing of a Detroit-bound airliner on December 25.
After the failed Detroit plane bombing in which a young Nigerian managed to enter a US jet with explosive, the Obama admin has decided to dispatch its officials to countries across the world to review the security procedures.