Category Archives: Airlines

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 ››

Leave a comment

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 ››

Leave a comment

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 ››

Leave a comment

Slot Machining

Konstantinos Zografos explains why voluntary scheduling guidelines developed and evolved over the years are not delivering the necessary levels of efficiency, and what is being … More ››

Leave a comment

ICAO launches conflict zones risk tool

The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has launched a new website issuing warnings about risks to aircraft in conflict zones, which aims to … More ››

Leave a comment

Threat of French industrial action lifted

French air traffic controller union SNCTA has confirmed that the threat of strike action on April 16-18 has been lifted. SNCTA said it had made … More ››

13 Comments

Europe’s pilots set out Single Sky priorities

Europe’s pilot community insists that maintaining and increasing safety – in what will be a completely new operational environment – is not only crucial but … More ››

Leave a comment

French industrial action enters second day

French air traffic control chiefs are warning that they have now received notification from union leaders that industrial action could resume on April 16-18 and … More ››

Leave a comment

French industrial action set to continue

French aviation authorities have confirmed that industrial action by air traffic controllers is to worsen tomorrow (Thursday) and that airlines will be forced to suspend … More ››

Leave a comment

French ATC strike causes misery

Today’s strike by French air traffic controllers (ATCs) is causing chaos to passengers flying to and from France and delays to all flights crossing French … More ››

Leave a comment