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  • EASA issues volcanic ash safety bulletin


    ​The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) to prepare airlines, air navigation service providers and national aviation authorities for the procedures they would have to follow in the event that the seismic activity reported by Iceland becomes a major volcanic eruption.


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  • CASB issues Challenger emergency airworthiness directive


    Following three in-service reports of Bombardier Challeger 604s suffering fractured fastener heads on the inboard flap...


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  • IN FOCUS: Will volcanic ash paralyse Europe again?


    Much has been done to ensure that if volcanic ash were to drift over Europe as it did in April 2010, aviation would not...


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  • ANALYSIS: How will volcanic ash be handled this time?

    News | 26 Aug 2014 15:00 | David Learmount

    ​​How will airlines cope this time if atmospheric volcanic ash clouds European airspace again?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-will-volcanic-ash-be-handled-this-time-403009/
  • EASA issues volcanic ash safety bulletin

    News | 22 Aug 2014 15:11 | David Learmount

    ​The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) to prepare airlines, air navigation service providers and national aviation authorities for the procedures they would have to follow in the event that the seismic activity reported by Iceland becomes a major volcanic eruption.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-issues-volcanic-ash-safety-bulletin-402957/
  • CASB issues Challenger emergency airworthiness directive

    News | 18 Aug 2014 09:57 | David Learmount

    Following three in-service reports of Bombardier Challeger 604s suffering fractured fastener heads on the inboard flap hinge-box, the Canadian Aviation Safety Board (CASB) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive requiring the re-fitting of incorrectly fitted fasteners. The fasteners were the correct ones, but they were incorrectly orientated during fitting.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CASB-issues-Challenger-emergency-airworthiness-directive-402773/
  • EASA recommends carriers avoid Tel Aviv

    News | 23 Jul 2014 09:00

    ​Europe's air transport safety authority is formally recommending that airlines avoid operating to Tel Aviv's main airport, Ben Gurion International, given concerns over the security situation in the region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EASA-recommends-carriers-avoid-Tel-Aviv-401901/
  • HSBC closes Ex-Im financing for Air China Cargo

    News | 04 Jul 2014 10:53 | Olivier Bonnassies

    HSBC Bank has closed a US Export-Import Bank-guaranteed financing structure covering the first of three Boeing 777 freighters for Air China Cargo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HSBC-closes-Ex-Im-financing-for-Air-China-Cargo-401076/
  • Livingston seeks rapid resolution to licence suspension

    News | 27 Jun 2014 17:15 | Graham Dunn

    Struggling Italian leisure carrier Livingston has provided additional information to national aviation regulator ENAC in a bid to accelerate the process for securing its operating licence in time for the busy summer months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Livingston-seeks-rapid-resolution-to-licence-suspension-400857/