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  • Canada: ‘Old data’ led to October 2004 crash on take-off of MK Airlines 747 freighter

    Canadian investigators are recommending the installation of systems to warn crews of inadequate take-off performance following the fatal loss of an MK Airlines Boeing 747-200 freighter during departure from Halifax nearly two years ago.

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  • Regulators worry about take-off performance miscalculation

    The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch has called for regulators to develop safeguards to prevent take-off...

  • Resurrected MK Airlines looks towards fleet renewal

    <P>Upgrading its fleet with more fuel-efficient aircraft remains central to the long-term business plan for <A ...

  • MK Airlines secures initial funding to resume flights

    <P>UK based cargo carrier <A href="">MK&nbsp;Airlines</A> has resumed a near-full capacity...

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  • EASA sets out new EFB guidance as technology quickens

    News | 23 Mar 2012 09:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    European safety regulators aim to clarify electronic flightbag criteria as rapid advances in technology and changes in operational use threaten to outpace previous guidance.
  • Focus: The cargo barometer

    News | 20 Sep 2010 16:06 | Peter Conway

    <P><B><I></I></B><B><I>A</I></B><B><I> </I></B><B><I>sharp first half recovery has put the air cargo business back to pre-crisis levels. But can it last, and has confidence in freighter operations been dented, questions Peter Conway in London</I></B><B><I> </I></B></P> <P>At the start of this year, 86% of top air cargo executives thought it would be <A href="">at least two years before business returned to pre-downturn levels of 2007-08</A>, according to a survey by consultancy Oliver Wyman. But there has been some rapid revision of opinions since then.</P> <P>Niko Herrmann, a partner with the firm, says in May cargo traffic was 6-7% up on November 2007, the previous peak month, while IATA put cargo traffic in May and June at 6% above the same months in 2008. These figures put volumes back above pre-recession levels, after a 27.5% year-on-year rise in traffic in the first seven months of 2010.</P> <P> <TABLE
  • Comment: Take-off risks

    News | 20 Jul 2010 06:00

    Take-off performance calculation error happens. The fact that most recent events have not caused a fatal accident is no excuse for inaction, because the danger to life is considerable
  • Cargo's cautious optimism

    News | 25 May 2010 00:00 | Peter Conway

    A strong recovery and capacity constraint have been good news for cargo so far this year - but can the brighter bulletins continue?
  • MK Airlines returns AOC and ceases operations

    News | 12 Apr 2010 14:36 | Kerry Reals

    UK freight operator MK Airlines has voluntarily handed in its air operator's certificate and ceased operations. A spokeswoman for the UK CAA confirms...
  • MK Airlines to suspend operations: logistics firm

    News | 09 Apr 2010 19:11 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>UK freight operator MK Airlines is to suspend operations, according to a freight forwarding partner.</p><p>Forwarding and logistics firm Panalpina Group...