Author Archives: Aimee Turner

Heaving LHR gets heavy with Qantas

London Heathrow chiefs are ready to slap Qantas with heavy fines and bin the Australian carrier’s landing slots at the heavily congested airport if its … More ››

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OnAir launches AIRCOM tracking with Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines will be the first carrier to implement global flight tracking using SITA OnAir’s AIRCOM FlightTracker, starting this summer. The airline has already conducted … More ››

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Adacel acquires CSC’s NexSim business

Adacel and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) have signed and closed a definitive agreement for the sale of the CSC NexSim ATC simulator line and associated … More ››

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FAA offers clarification over CVR issue

The US National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed a clarification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding an opinion that would have required installation … More ››

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Europe tables SESAR technology rollout blueprint

Industry chiefs have unveiled an ambitious strategy to roll out the advanced technologies that will underpin the Single European Sky. The Single European Sky is … More ››

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NextGen aircraft cockpit avionics vulnerable to cyber attack from passenger inflight entertainment

A United States watchdog is warning that NextGen avionics could render the cockpit vulnerable to cyber attack. A new report by the nation’s Government Accountability … More ››

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IATA launches ISSA safety assessment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). … More ››

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Brussels retracts report on Baltic incidents

European news service Euractiv.com is reporting that the European Commission has retracted a press release detailing a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) study on incidents … More ››

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Eve of Destruction

Aviation psychologist Professor Robert Bor discusses Germanwings flight 4U 9525 and pilot suicide A popular but dated image of pilots probably derives from war movies … More ››

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