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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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  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance


    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational...


  • CASB issues Challenger emergency airworthiness directive


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


  • IN FOCUS: Airlines face pilot-availability shortfall


    A projected rise in air travel demand is intensifying concern about availability in sufficient numbers of pilots...


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  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:16 | David Learmount

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational performance, not on documentary compliance with regulatory minima, according to the International Air Transport Association’s regional director safety and operations for Europe, Giancarlo Buono.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-backs-safety-performance-over-documentary-compliance-403770/
  • Foreign competition biggest worry for US airlines: Parker

    News | 16 Sep 2014 18:13 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Competition from foreign carriers remains US airlines’ biggest challenge even as the industry enjoys stability, says American Airlines Group chief executive Doug Parker.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Foreign-competition-biggest-worry-for-US-airlines-Parker-403755/
  • Dublin airport hits out at regulator plans to cut charges

    News | 11 Sep 2014 13:48 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Dublin’s airport operator has warned that traffic at Ireland’s main gateway will stagnate if a proposal by the country’s Commission for Aviation Regulation to lower airport charges is adopted.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dublin-airport-hits-out-at-regulator-plans-to-cut-charges-403601/
  • 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/