India’s Jet Airways is seriously embroiled in a quagmire of debt and losses resulting in the grounding of its aircraft fleet and the cancellation of some 200 flights a day.
New UK legislation will enter effect next month which will extend the restrictions on drone use in the vicinity of airports, putting in place a ban on flights within 5km of runway ends. The exclusion zone will be introduced on 13 March, the government states, in the wake of the serious drone-related disruption to London […]Continue Reading
Iranian investigators believe an ATR 72-200’s unauthorised descent below minimum safe height resulted in its being caught in a mountain wave, and that its crew failed to carry out the procedures necessary to recover from a stall. The Iran Aseman Airlines aircraft struck a mountain peak, the highest on the W144 airway, as its crew […]Continue Reading
Cirium is the new identity for the FlightGlobal data and analytics business which combines key databases and intelligence tools for the aviation and air travel industries. Christopher Flook, Cirium chief executive, says the revamp will allow the organisation to communicate its breadth and depth of expertise to an increasingly diverse client base. “We have been […]Continue Reading
The United States Federal Aviation Administration has set Thailand 26 items that need rectification before its safety rating can be upgraded to Category I. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) states that a four-person team from the FAA conducted an audit of its oversight systems between 11-15 February that identified the deficiencies, but gave […]Continue Reading
Southern Railway, its Salem Division has started tapping renewable energy successfully by placing solar panels on the roofs of the six ‘Go Green’ coaches of Jan Shatabdi Express between Coimbatore and Mayiladuthurai.Continue Reading