Category Archives: Safety

EASA taskforce preparing to table Germanwings air disaster recommendations by the end of July

The European Parliament’s transport committee has discussed what likely measures could prevent another Germanwings disaster from ever happening again. The Germanwings disaster in the French … More ››

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FAA implements certification safety reporting

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), has launched a safety reporting programme called the … More ››

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European ban on Philippines airlines lifted

Brussels has dropped the Philippines from its European Union blacklist of airlines banned or restricted from flying within the region. All airlines from the Philippines, … More ››

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Free route aspirations face rogue jet threat

The significant increase in ‘non-cooperative’ military activity over the Baltic Sea could – if left unchecked – dash the prospect of an ambitious roll-out of … More ››

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Airspace violation hotspots face future policing

The number of serious airspace infringements at six of the highest-risk air traffic zones in the UK, should be cut by much as 50 per … More ››

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FABEC nations boost cross border safety

Air navigation service providers operating in the busiest and most complex airspace in the world have taken a further step to enhance their cooperation in … More ››

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Thailand’s safety oversight incurs ICAO red flag

Thailand’s civil aviation body has come under scrutiny after United Nations aviation agency marked down its safety rating for failing to properly oversee airlines under … More ››

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easyJet advances on drone aircraft inspection

European low cost carrier easyJet has completed an automated drone inspection of one of its aircraft during a pan-European event at Milan Malpensa, its second … More ››

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Radar overload caused European air traffic glitch

The disappearance of a dozen aircraft from air traffic control screens over central Europe last year was indeed due to radar systems being overloaded, according … More ››

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Runway incursions targeted at risk airports

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to work with airport over the next 10-15 years to further reduce runway risks through risk-based decision-making. … More ››

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