Air Transport Safety, Ops & Regulation

Oct 22, 2021
A growing number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region are looking to reopen their borders to international travel, as rising vaccination levels give governments more confidence in easing restrictions.
Oct 21, 2021
IATA confronts the big issues as industry reunites.
Oct 21, 2021
Financial losses across the world’s airlines are expected to total $201 billion for the pandemic-struck years of 2020-2022, IATA said during a…
Oct 21, 2021
US airlines expand employee vaccine mandates.
Oct 20, 2021
Aviation’s existential threat is not COVID; it’s the environment.
Oct 22, 2021
The FAA plans to implement new training and several revised processes that ensure issues flagged by its maintenance inspectors are both accurately identified and properly addressed through safety systems, a U.S. Transportation Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) report said.
Oct 22, 2021
A growing number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region are looking to reopen their borders to international travel, as rising vaccination levels give governments more confidence in easing restrictions.
Oct 20, 2021
The Machinists union in Wichita is pushing back on a government mandate requiring employees of government contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as Textron Aviation and Spirit AeroSystems work to comply.
Oct 20, 2021
Europe’s travel and tourism industry is calling for a new approach to COVID-19 travel rules in the region, including the elimination of the color-code system introduced in 2020, as European leaders are due to meet in Brussels to discuss the next steps.
Oct 20, 2021
Lufthansa and easyJet won backing from a European court over deals they undertook to buy Air Berlin assets, after the court dismissed two cases made by Polish airline LOT.
Oct 19, 2021
The UK CAA will allow London Heathrow to raise passenger charges—but not as much as the airport had hoped for.
Oct 19, 2021
The European Union and the state of Qatar have signed a comprehensive air transport agreement, upgrading rules and standards for flights.
Oct 15, 2021
A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted former Boeing 737 MAX chief technical pilot Mark Forkner, alleging he intentionally withheld crucial information about flight control software changes from FAA officials during the model’s certification, helping set the stage for two fatal accidents linked to the software.