Tag: regulations

FAA Proposes $350,000 Hazmat Fine Against Amazon

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAA has proposed a $350,000 fine against Seattle-based online retail giant Amazon for allegedly violating US hazardous materials regulations pertaining to air cargo shipments. The agency also accused Amazon of having “a history of violating the hazardous materials regulations.” In a June 13 statement, FAA alleged Amazon shipped a package via United Parcel Service (UPS) […]

Brazil May Relax Regulation on Foreign Control of Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of a continued downturn in Brazil’s economy, combined with the worst crisis the aviation industry has witnessed there in years, the Brazilian government could, under the leadership of the current Vice President, Michel Temer, relax the regulations surrounding controlling stakes in local airlines to allow greater foreign control. Current legislation restricts foreign […]

Strong Partnerships to Boost Economies in Latin America

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and aviation stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean to work together to harness the power of aviation connectivity to drive economic growth and job creation in the region. “Air transport in Latin America and the Caribbean supports more than 4.9 million jobs and $153 billion […]

One-Stop Component Support For Russia and Eurasian Customs Union

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik has adapted its well-established Total Component Support TCS® one-stop component solution to customs regulations and supply chain requirements in Russia and the Eurasian Customs Union. This custom-tailored TCS® product for the region is provided through Lufthansa Technik Vostok Services, the Moscow-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik. “The valuable new features we have added […]

EASA and Ukraine Extend Cooperation On Air Traffic Management

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA and the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine (SAAU) concluded a new Working Arrangement (WA) on 18 January 2016. While being a step forward in EASA-SAAU relations, the new WA will also facilitate preparations for the implementation of the envisaged EU-Ukraine Common Aviation Area Agreement. The WA ensures the facilitated certification of EU and Ukrainian […]

CAE Gains Regulatory Approval for CSeries FFS

Reading Time: 4 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and CAE announced today that Transport Canada, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have awarded Interim Level C qualification on the full-flight simulator (FFS), and qualified the flight training device (FTD) for the all-new CS100 aircraft. Officials from each of the authorities granted their respective […]