Category Archives: Safety

St Helena on hunt for vital air service link

The Government of the remote St Helena has launched a search for an air service provider to the island even though a solution to the wind … More ››

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EU removes Kazakh airlines from safety list

The European Commission has today updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore … More ››

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Study flags worrying pilot fatigue concerns

Half of airline pilots have reported that fatigue is not taken seriously by airlines, in the first large-scale survey of pilots’ perceptions of safety within … More ››

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Neighbour ANSPs to offer emergency cover

Air navigation services providers from France and Germany are to guarantee contingency cover for airports in Belgium. The three providers DSNA, DFS and Belgium’s Belgocontrol … More ››

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Paris CDG launches first European RWSL

Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is now equipped with a new runway status light (RWSL) system. Installed with the support of European air navigation safety … More ››

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FAA evaluates drone detection around Denver

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is coordinating with government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that can be used safely to detect drones … More ››

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Qatar fined for flights in FAA-banned airspace

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Qatar Airways $185,000 for operating flights in regions in which a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight prohibition … More ››

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Transport MEPs back draft EU drone rules

Plans to update EU civil aviation safety rules to address emerging risks were amended and approved by transport committee MEPs today. The updated EU regulation … More ››

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European ATM workers defend right to strike

European air traffic controllers have hit back again at the attacks of airline industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E) on the rights of ATM workers. … More ››

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Expert industry group publishes fatigue guidance

The strategic use of coffee and napping on site is being recommended for controllers whose sleep at home is disrupted by a newborn baby. The … More ››

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