Category Archives: Safety

EASA strengthens Central American links

EASA and the Central American Aviation Safety Agency (CASA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on closer cooperation in aviation safety. This MoU is … More ››

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EASA warns of possible missile strikes on Syria

Eurocontrol is relaying a warning to airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to the risk of air strikes into Syria in the … More ››

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UkSATSE, FAA mull return of US airlines

Ukraine’s UkSATSE and the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have started talks designed to allow US registered aircraft to resume operations in its airspace. … More ››

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Canadian pilots alarmed at spike in accidents, warn incidents mirror cuts to safety oversight

Reduced aviation safety oversight by the Canadian government last year led to a significant spike in accidents and incidents involving commercial airlines, commuter aircraft and air taxi … More ››

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EASA publishes five-year aviation safety plan

The European Aviation Safety Agency has published the 2018-2022 European Plan for Aviation Safety (EPAS), which also includes the Agency’s rulemaking programme. The EPAS, a … More ››

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Runway safety to be SPARC’s first focus

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global … More ››

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Airports call for European drone rulebook

The European airport industry is calling for the swift adoption of safety and traffic management rules at EU level on the use of drones. ACI Europe … More ››

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Airline industry developing turbulence database

Airline industry body IATA is developing a turbulence information-sharing platform, which it aims to launch in 2019. Working in collaboration with airlines and industry stakeholders, … More ››

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Drones inflict more physical damage than bird strike equivalent: ASSURE study

Studies by a consortium of leading universities, through the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), have begun to bring better understanding … More ››

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IATA debuts I-ASC aviation safety culture survey

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an IATA Aviation Safety Culture (I-ASC) survey to support airlines in the implementation of Safety Management Systems … More ››

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