Category Archives: Safety

IATA welcomes ICAO tracking standard

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) safety summit to move towards the adoption of a … More ››

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States back tracking performance standard

Member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have backed a new 15-minute aircraft tracking standard, during discussions among the over 850 participants to … More ››

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Ukraine ATC safety standards judged excellent

European air navigation safety agency Eurocontrol and industry body CANSO have together confirmed the high level of flights safety in the Ukrainian airspace and UkSATSE’s … More ››

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NTSB repeats calls for cockpit video

Cockpit cameras are back on the agenda after America’s most powerful aviation safety organisation tabled the proposals before the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation … More ››

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UK partnership to promote safe drone use

Air traffic services company NATS has signed a safety partnership agreement with ARPAS UK, the trade association that represents the operators and stakeholders within the … More ››

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AirAsia QZ8501 climbed ‘beyond normal’ speed

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 which crashed last month in the Java Sea, killing all 162 people on board, climbed too fast before stalling, according to Indonesia’s … 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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Dutch air traffic control first to lift lid on safety

LVNL, Air Traffic Control the Netherlands, has become the world’s first air traffic control organisation to communicate its safety performance and potentially serious incidents in … More ››

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RC to develop pilot situational awareness

Rockwell Collins has joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in a two-phase launch of the Aircraft Access to System-Wide Information Management (SWIM) programme that uses national … More ››

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FAA stipulates medical and private pilot licence for commercial drone operations

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has stipulated in its latest suite of exemptions that commercial drone pilots must have at least a private … More ››

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