Category Archives: Safety

ICAO backs Ukraine’s rights over Black Sea

UN aviation agency ICAO is insisting that the right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within Simferopol flight information … More ››

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Fire In The Hold

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft is likely to come into effect from January 1, 2015, writes … More ››

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Lithium metal cargo faces 2015 ban

Dangerous goods experts from across the international aviation community are directing UN agency ICAO to ban the carriage of lithium metal batteries as cargo on … More ››

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ICAO convenes flight tracking summit

As the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 continues, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced that it is to convene a special meeting … More ››

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Clock ticking on lithium metal battery cargo?

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft could be imposed within days, writes Aimée Turner. ICAO’s Dangerous Goods … More ››

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EASA issues Crimea airspace alert

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) which addresses the potential safety risks encountered by aircraft operators which may … More ››

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MH370: A Blueprint For The Future?

The failure to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has revealed the risk of flying through ‘black holes’ where modern jetliners can – under … More ››

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FAA kicks off general aviation safety project

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced the start of a one-year project to demonstrate the capabilities of the Aviation Safety Information Analysis … More ››

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Lithium cargo facing outright industry ban

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft could be imposed on airlines as early as next week, writes … More ››

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IATA: Lithium battery cargo on aircraft common

The transport of lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft is common practice, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Director-General and chief executive officer … More ››

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