Category Archives: Safety

ICAO, Europe, and South East Asia team on cheaper, safer and more sustainable aviation

Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays are the goals of an ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky and the … More ››

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Airbus to use aircraft as runway safety sensors

Airbus and its subsidiary NAVBLUE have developed a new technology to use the aircraft as a sensor to measure and share vital runway braking action … More ››

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ICAO confirms 2017 safest year yet for aviation

The latest edition of the ICAO Safety Report confirmed that 2017 was the safest year ever for aviation. The report provides a high level summary of … More ››

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Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

Ethiopian authorities have criticised allegations made by the Kenyan Air Traffic Controllers Association about the safety of its airspace. The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) said … More ››

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Aireon ALERT opens for pre-registration

Air navigation service providers (ANSPs), aircraft operators, regulators and search and rescue organisations can now pre-register for Aireon’s free, global aircraft locating and emergency response … More ››

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EASA welcomes new rules on mental fitness

Europe’s aviation safety regulator has welcomed new safety rules on air operations, including new provisions to better support the mental fitness of air crew. The rules … More ››

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European, Latin American aviation cement ties

The European Union (EU) and Latin American states have launched a new project to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by … More ››

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Europe’s EASA takes on new responsibilities

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it welcomes the adoption by the Council of the European Union of updated aviation safety rules for … More ››

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US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

Congressional leaders must begin work now to ensure that commercial space operations are safely integrated in to US airspace and that safety remains the highest priority … More ››

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ERA seeks ADS-B let-off for costly, older aircraft

Europe’s regional airlines are seeking an exemption on retrofitting ADS-B surveillance equipment where there is no obvious safety benefit. In a statement, the European Airlines … More ››

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