Airbus to use aircraft as runway safety sensors

September 18, 2018 0

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 data to help prevent Runway Excursions (RE), one of the […]


ICAO confirms 2017 safest year yet for aviation

September 17, 2018 0

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 ICAO’s safety initiatives and achievements to improve aviation safety, along […]


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 […]