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Fire In The Hold

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft is likely to come into effect from January 1, 2015, writes … More ››

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Lithium metal cargo faces 2015 ban

Dangerous goods experts from across the international aviation community are directing UN agency ICAO to ban the carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on … More ››

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Mexican airline signs up for electric taxiing

Mexican airline Interjet is to help advance an electric taxiing system developed by Honeywell and Safran for use on the taxiway and runway, to cut … More ››

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Clock ticking on lithium metal battery cargo?

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft could be imposed within days, writes Aimée Turner. ICAO’s Dangerous Goods … More ››

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Rockwell Collins expands FANS 1/A capability

Dassault Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft currently equipped with Rockwell Collins avionics and flight management system will have an upgrade path for … More ››

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MH370: A Blueprint For The Future?

The failure to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has revealed the risk of flying through ‘black holes’ where modern jetliners can – under … More ››

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Lithium cargo facing outright industry ban

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft could be imposed on airlines as early as next week, writes … More ››

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Thai satellite spots 300 objects in search for Malaysia Flight 370

Thailand’s only earth observation satellite has spotted 300 floating objects in the southern Indian Ocean as part of a search effort for missing Malaysia Flight … More ››

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Southwest scores RNP success at Denver

Southwest Airlines is flying fuel efficient and environmentally friendly Required Navigational Performance (RNP) approaches at Denver International Airport reducing flying by 3-5 miles during a … More ››

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Lithium Cargo: A Safety Timebomb?

The airline industry remains so troubled by the potentially lethal consequences surrounding the shipment of highly combustible lithium batteries that it fears it risks becoming … More ››

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