Category Archives: Airlines

NATS operations resilience must improve: CAA

The British aviation authority has told NATS that it must do better in some areas following allegations that it breached its air traffic services licence and transport … More ››

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Boeing, JAXA to flight-test weather technology

Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial … More ››

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SA Airlink to provide scheduled services to St Helena, Ascension

SA Airlink has signed a three-year deal to provide scheduled services to St Helena Island using an Embraer E190 aircraft type which is viewed as the best … More ››

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Flight data details Air Canada SFO near-miss

VIDEO Data provided by FlightAware showing the position of the four aircraft on the taxiway of a San Francisco airport show how close an Air Canada aircraft came to … More ››

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Estonian CAA signs IATA safety audit deal

The Estonian Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and airline industry body IATA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sharing of safety information. Under … More ››

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Air Canada in potentially lethal SFO near miss

US aviation authorities are investigating a near miss at a San Francisco airport after an Air Canada aircraft almost landed on a taxiway rather than the runway, … More ››

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WMO, IATA team on weather data gathering

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has held talks and entered into a new working arrangement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on the operation … More ››

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Pilots warn of potential for drone to cause aircraft disaster, after London Gatwick airport incident

A drone flying close to aircraft at Gatwick causing flying to stop twice has prompted the UK pilots’ association to renew calls for better regulation … More ››

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Airbus debuts new fixed, deployable recorders

Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus’ aircraft programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies. The new devices will come in … More ››

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SITAONAIR, Teledyne join on ACARS service

SITAONAIR and Teledyne Controls are joining forces to deliver the aviation industry’s first-ever airline-integrated ACARS datalink terrestrial cellular service. This new partnership – announced today between SITAONAIR, … More ››

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