Airline Trade Group Warns on Cybersecurity

July 8, 2015Aviation regulators and industry officials are calling for greater coordination between governments and airlines to protect global flying from cyberthreats amid concern that national efforts could create vulnerabilities in a global industry.

Ministers in charge of security from European Union member states, during a meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday, were briefed on aviation cybersecurity concerns by the head of the European Aviation Safety Agency, a European Union spokesman said.

The meeting comes just weeks after LOT Polish Airlines operations at its Warsaw Chopin Airport hub were disrupted last month by what the carrier said was a cyberattack on its flight planning computers. Ten flights were canceled and other delayed.

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