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  • OPINION: Why search for MH370 could come to an end


    ​A year after it disappeared, not a trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been found. Tantalising but vestigial satellite links with the aircraft have enabled Australian Transport Safety Bureau-led searchers to reach a consensus on where it is worth looking for the Boeing 777’s remains – but that is all.


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  • OPINION: Why search for MH370 could come to an end


    ​A year after it disappeared, not a trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been found. Tantalising but...


  • MH370: Search continues, but mystery remains as deep as the sea


    ​The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on 8 March 2014 was certainly the most baffling aviation tragedy...


  • AirAsia crash mirrors other recent weather-related accidents


    The operational conditions affecting the missing AirAsia Airbus A320 before it crashed into the Java Sea with no...


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  • ANALYSIS: Air France, Malaysia Airlines losses prompt rethink on flight data

    News | 25 Mar 2015 14:59 | David Learmount

    ​Calgary-based communications specialist Flyht did not need events like the loss of Air France flight 447 or Malaysia Airlines MH370 to persuade it that airlines’ connectivity with their aircraft could beneficially be improved. It had been producing intelligent on-board satellite communications systems since 2003, and if either or both those aircraft had been fitted with one of these, the airline operations departments – and emergency services - would have had a great deal of instant information about the nature of the anomaly the aircraft and crew faced, and an accurate picture of the aircraft’s location.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Air-France-Malaysia-Airlines-losses-prompt-rethink-on-flight-data-410137/
  • OPINION: Why search for MH370 could come to an end

    News | 09 Mar 2015 13:21 | Flight International

    ​A year after it disappeared, not a trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been found. Tantalising but vestigial satellite links with the aircraft have enabled Australian Transport Safety Bureau-led searchers to reach a consensus on where it is worth looking for the Boeing 777’s remains – but that is all.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-search-for-MH370-could-come-to-an-end-409910/
  • MH370: Search continues, but mystery remains as deep as the sea

    News | 06 Mar 2015 10:43 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on 8 March 2014 was certainly the most baffling aviation tragedy of the year – if not of all time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MH370-Search-continues-but-mystery-remains-as-deep-as-the-sea-409762/
  • AirAsia QZ8501 accident may reflect a trend

    News | 22 Jan 2015 09:41 | David Learmount

    ​Accidents to aircraft cruising through tropical or sub-tropical zones are repeating often enough now for the industry to have cause to refresh its pilots on the risks. There have been three other accidents in similar circumstances during the last ten years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-QZ8501-accident-may-reflect-a-trend-408168/
  • ANALYSIS: Future plans for flight data

    News | 13 Jan 2015 13:30 | David Learmount

    ​Commercial air transport aircraft will soon be required to equip with deployable flight data recorders, or flight tracking equipment, or both. The only question is how soon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Future-plans-for-flight-data-406722/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline safety performance in 2014

    News | 08 Jan 2015 12:10 | David Learmount

    Despite public perception, 2014 has been an extraordinarily good year for aviation safety – but the shadow of MH370, MH17 and December's AirAsia disaster cast a long shadow over the positive figureshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-safety-performance-in-2014-407718/