Tag: regulations

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 Violates Air Space Regulations

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-200 freighter, performing flight from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Hong Kong (China) with 6 crew, violated air space regulations. Aircraft was enroute at FL410 near the equator crossing into Indonesian Airspace, about 1200nm south of the great circle route and the usual company route, when Indonesia dispatched fighter aircraft to intercept […]

Airlines Urge Caution on Airport Privatization

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM) urged governments to take a cautious approach when considering airport privatization. In a unanimously passed resolution, IATA members called on governments to prioritize the long-term economic and social benefits delivered by an effective airport ahead of the short-term financial gains provided by a poorly […]

Russia Permits US Carriers to Continue Overflying Its Territory

Reading Time: 2 minutes An official from Russian Transport ministry confirmed to Russian Aviation Insider that US carriers would be able to continue overflying Russian territory after April 19, 2018, the date when the agreement, which governs the number of transit slots, expires. The negotiations for prolongation of the agreement were scheduled by the transport ministries of both countries, […]

Embraer E190-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a ceremony held at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received Type Certificate for the E190-E2, the first member of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial aircraft, from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC), the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). […]

Pilatus Obtains PC-24 Type Certificates

Reading Time: 3 minutes On 7 December 2017 Pilatus obtained type certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US-American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the first ever Swiss business jet. Certification of the Super Versatile Jet prepares the ground for initial customer deliveries, which will see the PC-24 business jet take off from Central Switzerland for […]

FAA and EASA Update Aviation Safety Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has updated its long-standing aviation safety agreement with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The changes in this agreement enhance the risk-based approach to safety by optimizing reliance on each authority’s expertise in aircraft certification through Revision 6 of the Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP). The revision will go into effect […]

United Arab Emirates To Ban Drone Imports

Reading Time: 1 minute The UAE will stop importing drones that fail to the match the new specifications for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a senior Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) official has said. In May, ESMA approved the new regulatory standards that included a surveillance system for detecting unmanned aerial vehicles. “Our new standards will come into […]

Global Standards The Key For Sustainable Russian Aviation Growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Russian Federation to implement global standards and best practices, in order to maximize the economic and social benefits generated by its growing air transport sector. Strong demand for connectivity is evident in over 12% growth this year for passenger services and robust growth in air freight. […]

Airlines And Airports Back European Union Aviation Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Industry bodies representing European airlines and airports have broadly welcomed the implementing details of the European Commission’s aviation strategy. On June 8, the Commission issued a communication, named the “Open and Connected Aviation” package, which involves four measures: A regulatory proposal aimed at “safeguarding” air transport competition Guidelines on how to interpret the EU’s airline […]

ICAO To Seek Global Traffic Management Solutions For Drone Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the near future, an overhead drone delivery or even a flying taxi may enter your daily life. To make these services safe and efficient, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced that it will begin establishing low-altitude traffic management guidance for domestic unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Also it announced that industry, academia and other […]