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IATA: High airline accident rate in Africa still a concern

African Aviation Safety IATA: High airline accident rate in Africa still a concern

Despite the global air transport industry achieving a record improvement in jet safety performance, the high airline accident rate in Africa is still a concern, according to the International Air ...

Air Tanzania’s plans for self maintenance raises serious safety concerns

No airline can say we have to save money so we're doing our own maintenance Air Tanzania’s plans for self maintenance raises serious safety concerns

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

An announcement earlier in the week by financially-crippled Air Tanzania that they were intending to maintain their presently single aircraft, a Bombardier Q300, at their home base in Dar es ...

ATA: Proposed FAA rule will not improve safety, will eliminate jobs

Air Transport Association of America ATA: Proposed FAA rule will not improve safety, will eliminate jobs

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

IATA: Western-built jet aircraft accident rate lowest in history

2010 Aviation Safety Performance IATA: Western-built jet aircraft accident rate lowest in history

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the aviation safety performance for 2010 showing that the year’s accident rate for Western-built jet aircraft as the lowest in ...

Indian government to introduce legislation to improve airline safety

Indian Aviation Indian government to introduce legislation to improve airline safety

NEW DELHI - The Indian government will introduce legislation to strengthen Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to improve airline safety mechanism in the aftermath of the Air India plane ...

Airline safety survey remains mystery

NASA Says Analyzing Results Too Costly Airline safety survey remains mystery

Rita Beamish, AP

Years after thousands of pilots told NASA about their in-flight safety experiences and NASA shut down the survey without divulging any findings, the pilots' views remain a mystery.

Airline Safety: A Whistleblower's Tale

FAA Airline Safety: A Whistleblower's Tale

After mechanics at Northwest Airlines went out on strike on Aug. 20, 2005, Federal Aviation Administration safety inspector Mark Lund began to see troubling signs. One replacement mechanic didn't ...

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