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EASA Releases Preliminary Safety Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released its preliminary review for aviation statistics for 2016 in the domain of Commercial Air Transport (CAT) planes, covering worldwide operations and those which involve the 32 EASA Member States. In summary, there was one fatal incident involving any EASA State Member in 2016 where, in January, a […]

Dubai Summit To Discuss Aviation Safety

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ongoing safety challenges facing the global aviation industry, will be addressed by the the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), being hosted in Dubai, UAE, next month, by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. WASS 2016, taking place on April 25 and 26, will engage local and international stakeholders from regulatory authorities, airline operators, airport operators, […]

Moscow and Cairo Agree To Resume Flights As Soon As Possible

Reading Time: 1 minute Direct flights between Russia and Egypt are about to resume, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. They will start shortly in accordance with air safety, said Lavrov after meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry. According to Lavrov, Cairo responded positively to Russia’s recommendations for airport and flight security. “We have agreed that measures […]

Egypt Contradicts Bomb Theory on Metrojet Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Egyptian investigators for the Metrojet Airbus A321 crash say it has not received “information indicating unlawful interference” or a “terrorist act” in the Oct. 31 crash, contradicting statements made by Russia’s Federal Security Police in mid-November that “a self-made explosive device equivalent of up to 1 kg of TNT” had been set off on board. […]