Category: REGULATIONS & SAFETY

Boeing 787
Italian Prosecutors Investigate Components for B787 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Italian prosecutors seized elements intended for the production of Boeing 787 aircraft due to failing to meet the technical specifications. Police seized titanium and aluminum portions on the Grotaglie facility of Italian aerospace, protection, and safety powerhouse Leonardo.   According to CNBC, the prosecutors said in a statement their investigations hinted that the parts “were […]

The UK Removes All Countries from Red List Due to Omicron Spread

Reading Time: < 1 minute In response to Omicron cases rising across the country, the UK government has decided to scrap its red list since it is no longer effective. As of December 14th, the red list contained 11 countries – Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. However, the country has removed all […]

Boeing 737 MAX
The Recertified B737 MAX Has Flown 500,000+ Hours

Reading Time: < 1 minute It has been almost a year since the Federal Aviation Administration ungrounded the Boeing 737 MAX, and the recertified jet has already flown more than half a million hours. Speaking alongside the release of Boeing’s Q3 results, the company’s CEO, Dave Calhoun, commented, “During the third quarter, we delivered 62 737s, the most since the […]

Thai
Thailand to Reopen in Three Weeks for Fully Vaccinated Traveler

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yesterday Thailand’s government confirmed that it would end the quarantine requirement for vaccinated visitors from 10 nations, including the UK, China, Germany and the US, from November 1st. “I know this decision comes with some risk. It is almost certain that we will see a temporary rise in serious cases as we relax these restrictions,” […]

Vietnam Domestic Flights Have Been Resumed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Authority has approved domestic services resumption on October 10. The flight ticket sales stopped at the end of August due to a tense Covid-19 situation in the country. According to ch-aviation, following consultation with 20 provinces and cities, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) on October 6 announced the first phase […]

British Airways Owner IAG Raises Є 1.2 Billion in Bond Issue
The UK Removes 87% of Countries from Red Travel List

Reading Time: < 1 minute Traveling to the UK from now on will be easier as the United Kingdom removes 87% of countries on its red travel list. For most of 2021, South Africa has been on the list of these countries. Currently, it will drop off the list along with Mexico, Brazil, and 44 other nations. The following countries […]

IATA
IATA Sets an Industry Wide Goal to Achieve Net-zero Emissions by 2050

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a global air transport industry resolution to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This commitment will align with the Paris Agreement goal for global warming not to exceed 1.5°C. “The world’s airlines have taken a momentous decision to ensure that flying is sustainable. The […]

Boeing 737 MAX
Vietnam Might Fully Lift Its B737 MAX Ban

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to VnExpress, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has proposed that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft fly in Vietnam but not just over it. The report says the CAAV has approached Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport to lift the ban, providing an argument that 178 out of 195 countries worldwide have already done so. “Based […]

Airbus
The US Relaxes Its European Travel Ban in November

Reading Time: < 1 minute From November 2021, the US will likely lift its ban on travel from Europe to the States. For 18 months, only US citizens, immediate family members and those on a shortlist of exemptions have been allowed to enter the US from the EU and UK. Now, President Biden has announced the repealing of the ban, […]

Pilot Peer Support Program
BAA Training Introduces a Pilot Peer Support Program to Its Flight Students and Instructors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Highlights: BAA Training Launches a Pilot Peer Support Program (PPSP) for its students and instructors to help them improve their psychological well-being. The PPSP, previously available for Avion Express and KlasJet pilots, now gets broader in scope – the students and instructors also can talk to a trained pilot peer from one of the two […]