Ethiopia counters Kenya airspace safety claim

September 3, 2018 0

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 it ‘fully and categorically’ rejected the ‘false and baseless’ statements […]


Aireon ALERT opens for pre-registration

August 24, 2018 0

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 tracking (ALERT) service. The Aireon ALERT service will provide the […]


EASA welcomes new rules on mental fitness

August 1, 2018 0

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 published by the European Union include the following safety measures: […]


European, Latin American aviation cement ties

July 23, 2018 0

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 the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), aims to enhance aviation […]


Europe's EASA takes on new responsibilities

July 2, 2018 0

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 Europe which include a new mandate for EASA. This new […]


US pilots urge safe future space ops integration

June 27, 2018 0

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 for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) according to a US […]


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

June 18, 2018 0

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 Association said it wanted a ‘prioritised and stepped’ implementation of […]


EASA's new Basic Regulation receives EP nod

June 13, 2018 0

The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new mandate for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) during a June 12 plenary session. The new EASA ‘Basic Regulation’ will replace the existing Regulation […]