Category: REGULATIONS & SAFETY

Boeing 737 MAX Cleared to Fly but New Concerns Arise

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ed Pierson, a former senior manager at Boeing’s 737 factory in Seattle, has prepared a report where he insists there are overlooked facts regarding 737 MAX accident investigations. While the aircraft is already cleared to fly in the USA and Brazil and the European regulator is getting ready to lift the ban this week, Ed […]

Vietnam Changes Rules on Stored Aircraft Maintenance

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has published new rules concerning aircraft storage, requiring airlines to reactivate their parked aircraft more often. To reduce the risk of technical issues after the aircraft is pulled out of storage, operators will have to put a parked airplane in service at least once a month. Airlines will […]

Europe Will Allow Boing 737 MAX to Fly From Next Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Patrick Ky, the head of Europe’s aviation regulatory body EASA, Boing 737 MAX will be cleared for flights in Europe next week.  The aircraft’s resumption will be subject to meeting mandatory requirements for changes to the aircraft flight control system and pilot training specified in the agency’s directive.  “It will be cleared to […]

Boeing Will Pay Over $2.5 Billion Over 737 MAX Fraud

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has agreed to pay a $2.5 billion fine to settle criminal conspiracy charges over the two aircraft crashes that claimed hundreds of lives and resulted in Boeing 737 MAX grounding. The Justice Department determined that Boeing employees had concealed information about the faulty MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) from regulators, preventing the FAA from […]

Updated: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Before the recertification in November, the airplane had been grounded for 20 months. GOL (Brazil): December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became […]

EASA Extends The Ban On Pakistan International Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA is still not ready to lift the ban on Pakistan International Airlines to perform flights in the EU member states. The restriction that came into effect in July and was meant to last until January is extended by another three months, as reported by EASA. Air Marshal Arshad Malik, PIA’s CEO, wrote a letter […]

Nasa Is Working On Improving Airport Communication

Reading Time: < 1 minute Efficient communication at airports is crucial to avoid any irreversible mistakes. NASA is currently working on a digital, wireless airport communications system to supplement the existing voice communication over unsecured radio frequencies – the primary means of communication at hubs. The Aeronautical Mobile Aircraft Communication System (AeroMACS) will create an opportunity for speedy and reliable […]

EASA is Confident Boeing  737 MAX  Is Safe To Fly 

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European aviation safety agency, EASA, is “certain” that Boeing 737 MAX is now ready to resume operation, as reported by BBC. In Europe, the recertified aircraft is expected to start flying in mid-January. The U.S. and Brazilian authorities have already expressed their affirmative views towards the redesigned aircraft, urging airlines to bring it back […]

UPDATE: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Here is the list of  the airlines decided to lift 737 MAXs: GOL: December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became the first […]

Canada Approved Design Changes Of Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute Transport Canada announced that it validates Boeing 737 MAX design changes and plans to lift the type’s flying ban in January. With this decision, Canada is joining the U.S, Europe, and Brazil, all of which have already given their consent to bring 737 MAX back to the skies. The given design changes approval is the […]