Flybe and NATS join forces in world-first

June 7, 2012 0

Flybe and National Air Traffic Services (NATS) are launching a collaborative safety initiative, FLOSS (Flybe Line Operational Safety Survey), in what is a world first for adapting the benefits of NATS ‘Day2Day’ safety process for […]


GE, Emirates to optimise flows, reduce costs

May 23, 2012 0

GE Aviation has been selected by Emirates airline to deploy its airline-based flow management system for a 16-month validation at Dubai International Airport. The Emirates ‘FLOW Project’ will allow the airline to reduce fuel and […]


Video: LFV perfects green connections

May 23, 2012 0

LFV has conducted nearly 100 green flights since December from Gothenburg Landvetter Airport to Stockholm Arlanda Airport under a new initiative called the Green Connection partnership. The Swedish air navigation service provider said that by using […]


AVTECH assists Emirates on performance ops

May 14, 2012 0

AVTECH will be assisting Emirates Airlines on a key project in the area of Performance Based Operations (PBO), expected to result in more effective air traffic flow and capacity management as well as reduced fuel […]


Demand growth compromised by oil prices

May 4, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for March showing that total passenger demand rose 7.6% and freight demand climbed 0.3% compared to the same month last year. Comparisons with March last […]

General Aviation

General aviation accidents increased: NTSB

May 1, 2012 0

The National Transportation Safety Board has released preliminary aviation accident statistics showing a slight overall increase in U.S. civil aviation accidents for 2011 from the previous year. Marked increases were seen in accidents involving on-demand […]


Data driven safety approach is best: A4A

April 27, 2012 3

US airline group Airlines for America (A4A) has urged the government to anchor future regulatory change on the findings of operational data in an effort to maintain safety. —Read More Safety News— “We operate at […]


Airservices welcomes back Nancy-Bird Walton

April 23, 2012 0

Airservices Australia air traffic controllers and aviation fire fighters welcomed the return of Qantas’ flagship A380, the Nancy-Bird Walton, to Sydney at the weekend. Call-signed ‘QF32’ (Qantas flight 32), the Airbus A380 aircraft touched down […]


Mobile played role in JetStar go-around

April 19, 2012 0

Two pilots who failed to lower the landing gear in time because the captain was distracted by his mobile phone now star in their employer’s training manual as a cautionary case study. An Australian Transport […]


Regional aviation's value ignored by Brussels

April 18, 2012 0

The role of regional airlines in the growth and prosperity of Europe’s far flung regions is going largely unrecognised by policymakers in Brussels who fixate on solving problems in its core area. This year’s European […]