Tag: aviation safety

FAA Certifies Garmin’s Emergency Autoland system on Vision Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAA Certifies Cirrus Vision Jet’s Safe Return Becoming the First Jet Aircraft to be Certified with Garmin Emergency Autoland. Cirrus Aircraft and Garmin International, Inc. announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of the Cirrus Vision Jet Safe Return system. The system enabled by Garmin’s emergency autoland technology that enables passengers to land the aircraft with […]

FAA Bans Pakistan Carriers from US Amid Poor Safety Standards

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pakistan carriers have been restricted from operating current and initiating new services to the US, and are not permitted to carry the code of US carriers on any flights. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has assigned Pakistan a Category 2 rating over poor safety standards. The country “does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization […]

FAA and Boeing Complete 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests

Reading Time: < 1 minute Usually the events we are waiting so long for end in the blink of an eye. Boeing has been working until the start of 737 MAX re-certification flights for over a year. Now, after three days of testing, the certification flight tests are over. Through the 29 June – 1 July, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

FAA: Let the Boeing 737 MAX Certification Flight Tests Begin

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a challenging period of works on all the critical updates, Boeing has been finally given a green light to begin test flights aimed at the re-certification of its 737 MAX aircraft program. The information was confirmed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to US lawmakers on Sunday. The regulatory body said that a review […]

FAA: Boeing 737 MAX Return is Not Guided by a Calendar

Reading Time: < 1 minute The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Stephen M. Dickson, once again confirmed that Boeing 737 MAX re-certification process is not a subject to calendar or schedules. The program will only return to service following the completion of a comprehensive and rigorous review process. “As we have stated many times in the past, safety […]

Quick Look Through 2019 Safety Report Released by IATA

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has finally released the 2019 Safety Report looking into aircraft accidents and the number of fatalities during the last year. In total, in 2019 there were 53 accidents resulting in 1.13 accident rate or 1 accident every 884,000 flights. Eight accidents out of 53 were deadly ones involving 4 […]

Nowergian to Halt Over 4,000 Flights and Cut up to 50% of Staff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian, a low-cost carrier and Norway’s largest airline, has joined the army of airlines battling with dramatic decline in travel demand amid the global coronavirus outbreak. The operator has announced that it cuts over 4,000 flights by grounding 40 per cent of its long-haul fleet and cancelling up to 25 per cent of its short-haul […]

Qantas Grounds Eight Airbus A380s, Delays A350 XWB Order

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is hard to recall the times when the fear of air travel was spreading like wildfire through the whole globe as it is doing right now. And we do not talk about those suffering from aerophobia. This is the novel coronavirus which makes passenger numbers drastically decline. In some cases these are governmental decisions […]

Boeing to Face $19.68 Million Fine for Unapproved Sensors

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the US has recommended to fine the Boeing company a $19.68 million for equipping some of its 737 aircraft with sensors which were not tested and approved. According to the FAA statement, during the period June, 2015, and April, 2019, Boeing installed Rockwell Collins Head-up Guidance Systems containing these […]

China Offers Airlines Financial Support amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Reading Time: 2 minutes On March 4, 2020, China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAV) jointly issued a notice on offering financial support to airlines amid COVID-19 outbreak. As per the notice, direct cash incentives will be poured into supporting domestic and foreign carriers which operate international flights to/from China, in an effort […]