Category Archives: Airlines

Europe resumes watch for volcanic activity

The aviation alert status of the Icelandic Volcano Bardarbunga has been downgraded to code ORANGE indicating a heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of … More ››

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Riding The Perfect Storm

A volcanic ash cloud, heavy snow and industrial action by air traffic controllers formed a perfect storm in 2010 that stopped the anticipated recovery of … More ››

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McMillan to head airspace security task force

Flight Safety Foundation’s David McMillan is to head the international task force charged with mitigating the risks faced by airlines flying over war torn countries. … More ››

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Multinational MH370 search effort continues

The multinational search effort for MH370 reports it is making good progress with the mapping of over 43,000 square kilometres of the high priority search … More ››

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Airbus Prosky, Avianca team on El Salvador

Avianca’s successful two hour demonstration flight on , August 2 showcased the implementation of Required Navigation Performance arrivals and approaches at Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero … More ››

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ICAO to set up security task force

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is to set up a senior level task force, composed of state and industry experts, to address civil aviation … More ››

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FAA lifts Tel Aviv flight ban

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its restrictions on US airline flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport by cancelling a … More ››

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MH17 exposes failure of airspace risk regime

War torn countries are the least likely to be able to conduct an honest appraisal of how dangerous their airspace is, according to a European … More ››

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MH370 chief to lead MH17 repatriation effort

Australia’s prime minister has appointed the retired air chief marshal who has headed the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as his special … More ››

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Seeking Global Leadership

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) insists that global leadership from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is urgently needed to respond to July’s tragic … More ››

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