Airlines


Eurocontrol alert system to warn all controllers on aircraft judged ‘unsafe’ to transit EU airspace

Eurocontrol has deployed a new system to prevent unsafe aircraft from entering European airspace. Since November 2016, any non-European aircraft that enters the European Union needs … More ››

ATC staff shortages, strikes disrupting plans of millions of airline passengers this summer

Europe’s largest airline Ryanair is calling for urgent action by the European Commission and the 28 EU member states to call a halt to the … More ››

No Limits

Aviation safety can be taken to new levels, says Gilberto López Meyer, IATA’s senior vice president, safety and flight operations. Fifteen years after the first IATA … More ››

Rockwell Collins’ next-gen MMR now certified and set to enter 737 MAX service this summer

Rockwell Collins’ GLU-2100 next-generation Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR) for air transport aircraft has achieved certification with Boeing and will enter into service on the 737 MAX with several … More ››

Drone collision guidance issued to pilots and air traffic control

British pilot and air traffic control bodies have worked together to create guidance in preventing drone collisions. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) and the … More ››

FAA approves 777X folding composite wingtips

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Boeing’s folding CFRP wingtip design for its two 777X aircraft variants, the 777-8 and 777-9 allowing the aircraft to use standard … More ››

Unintended Consequences

When US legislators passed a bill in 2010 requiring longer rest periods and more flight training for commercial airline pilots, the goal was to improve … More ››

European pilots align cross-border strategy

The growth of transnational airlines operating throughout Europe, and further afield, has led pilots to recognise that they must cooperate even more closely and adopt … More ››

InFlight Labs to support airline GADSS needs

InFlight Labs have developed Smart ADT, an industry-first GADSS (Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System) compliant avionics interface which works with the aircraft’s communication system to trigger real-time tracking … More ››

Ryanair pilots signal birth of transnational group

Pilot unions and Ryanair company councils have joined forces in a bid to secure direct permanent employment contracts subject to local law, equal and transparent … More ››