Category Archives: Safety

Common Cause

The recent Riga declaration injected momentum for regulating and integrating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Dirk Polloczek, president of the European pilots organisation ECA offers … More ››

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NATS regrets flight path change noise impact

NATS has apologised to Heathrow airport chiefs for not highlighting an operational change to air traffic control which has affected some of the same communities … More ››

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European aviation safety set for serious reform

Europe’s aviation safety watchdog wants cash-strapped EU nations to surrender some of their powers over safeguarding air travel in their own countries. The move comes … More ››

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Scoping Study

EASA has embarked on a comprehensive listening exercise to explore extending its remit to allow for a more comprehensive and uniform approach to safety regulation … More ››

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WATM: Haiti embarks on airspace safety boost

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L’Aviation Civile (OFNAC) have completed a joint project to modernise the airspace … More ››

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ANSP chiefs must drive incident reporting

Just Culture standards can only be successfully adopted in aviation organisations when actively owned, led and role-modelled by CEOs as a first step, according to … More ››

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Europe to accelerate drone integration

Europe is to fast track new safety rules that could see drones permitted to fly throughout the region within two years. Speaking at the ‘Framing … More ››

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Call made for compulsory drone registration

The British House of Lords today called for an online database or app to track and manage the growing use of civilian drones. In a … More ››

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Data Window

David Hughes from the US Federal Aviation Administration discusses how Big Data is enabling new insights and action on safety The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … More ››

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FAA lifts northern Ethiopia overflight ban

The FAA has lifted a nearly 15-year-old prohibition on flight operations within the airspace or territory of northern Ethiopia. The ban was instituted in May … More ››

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