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  • Pilots in fatal UPS A300-600 freighter crash identified


    The two UPS pilots who died in the crash of an Airbus A300-600 on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport have been identified by local...


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  • Carriers urged to update terrain-alert software


    Safety authorities are advising operators to ensure they have the latest software for enhanced ground-proximity warning...


  • Japanese freight carrier Galaxy looks set to halt operations


    <P>Japanese dedicated express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines looks set to announce in the coming days that it will be...


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  • Carriers urged to update terrain-alert software

    News | 01 Apr 2015 10:14 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Safety authorities are advising operators to ensure they have the latest software for enhanced ground-proximity warning systems, in the wake of the UPS freighter crash in Alabama.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Carriers-urged-to-update-terrain-alert-software-410802/
  • ANALYSIS: FSF reviews risks of go-around decision-making

    News | 28 Jul 2014 15:07 | David Learmount

    ​Failing to abandon a risky approach when necessary can be disastrous, but many times in the last few years go-arounds – formerly considered a simple manoeuvre – have themselves ended in disaster.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-FSF-reviews-risks-of-go-around-decision-making-401815/
  • Safety experts call attention to prevalence of unstable approaches

    News | 30 Oct 2013 19:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Safety executives at many airlines underestimate dangers posed by unstable approaches, and airline policies do little to ensure pilots follow company procedures for unstable approaches.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Safety-experts-call-attention-to-prevalence-of-unstable-approaches-392369/
  • Pilots in fatal UPS A300-600 freighter crash identified

    News | 16 Aug 2013 15:03 | Kristin Majcher

    The two UPS pilots who died in the crash of an Airbus A300-600 on approach to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport have been identified by local...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilots-in-fatal-UPS-A300-600-freighter-crash-identified-389593/
  • Lifting hopes: new production freighters' prospects assessed

    News | 16 May 2011 11:00 | Peter Conway

    After a long period during which new freighters were rare, three new types have come along almost at once. How will these widebody cargo carriers change the sector?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lifting-hopes-new-production-freighters-prospects-assessed-356614/
  • Japanese freight carrier Galaxy looks set to halt operations

    News | 04 Aug 2008 09:00 | Nicholas Ionides

    <P>Japanese dedicated express freight carrier Galaxy Airlines looks set to announce in the coming days that it will be halting operations as a result of financial losses.</P> <P>The Nikkei news agency reports that Galaxy will be suspending services on its four domestic routes by October.</P> <P>A representative in the airline’s head office was not able to provide any information about the expected grounding, saying no company officials were available for comment. She would only say that the airline is still operating flights on all four of its domestic routes.</P> <P>Representatives of the airline’s majority owner, express parcel delivery and logistics company Sagawa Express, also could not immediately be reached for comment.</P> <P>Galaxy started operating in 2006. In addition to majority owner Sagawa, it has several minority shareholders including codeshare partner Japan Airlines (JAL), which owns 10%.</P> <P>A JAL spokesman says from Tokyo that there have been no official commuhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Japanese-freight-carrier-Galaxy-looks-set-to-halt-operations-226350/