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Tyler to retire as IATA director general and CEO

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)  chief Tony Tyler is to retire in June 2016 after serving five years in the position. “Tony Tyler is … More ››

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Gibson, Lawrence to head FAA’s unmanned effort

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected Marke Hoot Gibson and Earl Lawrence for two executive-level positions that will guide the agency’s approach to safe, … More ››

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Walker to head Lockheed Martin UK’s IS&GS

Lockheed Martin has appointed a new vice president to lead its ICT business in the UK and Europe. Justin Walker will serve as regional lead … 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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China’s Liu becomes ICAO secretary general

The UN aviation agency International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has appointed  Dr Fang Liu of China as its new secretary general. Dr Liu succeeds France’s … More ››

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Helios opens new office in Slovakia

Aviation consultancy Helios has opened a new office in Žilina Slovakia as part of its ongoing growth in Europe. “We have had a presence in … More ››

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EASA makes senior management changes

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has made three key management changes following the new organisation structure drawn up by its executive director Patrick Ky … More ››

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Industry shake-up opens new SES chapter

Massimo Garbini, former CEO of Italian service provider ENAV, is rumoured to have been tapped to lead the European rollout of the advanced ATM technologies … More ››

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McMillan joins Inmarsat as aviation safety chief

British satellite business Inmarsat has appointed Captain Mary I. McMillan as vice president, aviation safety and operational services. “The appointment of Captain Mary McMillan to … More ››

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Aireon names Capezzuto as technology chief

Aireon LLC, developer and operator of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has appointed Vincent Capezzuto as chief technology oOfficer and vice … More ››

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