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Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50...

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for crashworthiness. This is expected to be rubber-stamped by FAA bureaucrats soon.

Local farmers earn over $39 million from tourism

The Jamaica Tourism Agri-Linkages Exchange (ALEX) pilot project has assisted 400 local farmers with the marketing of approximately 360,000 kg of agricultural produce valued at over $39 million.

Armenia implements training for effective management of sustainable tourism development

Armenia shapes its future to be a unique sustainable destination, building capacities in effective tourism planning and managing. A diverse group of tourism and...

Head-on collision: 9 killed, dozens injured in Turkish high-speed train disaster

At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails...

Flights on hold at Honolulu airport

An offshore incident involving a military plane has caused flights to be put on hold at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on...

Air Georgian supports amendments to Pilot Flight, Duty, Fatigue, and Rest...

Air Georgian Limited announced today they support the amendments to the Pilot Flight, Duty, and Fatigue/Rest times published today. While no set of regulations can...

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots across Canada who fly the vast majority of Canadian overseas flights, is gravely disappointed that Minister Garneau and the federal government are moving forward with substandard fatigue rules.

IATA enables airlines to share turbulence data

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight. Turbulence...

Worldwide railway organisation concluded 4th UIC Digital Conference

UIC, the worldwide railway organization, organised the 4th edition of the UIC Digital Conference on 6 December in front of over 100 attendees. Mr Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX, UIC Director General, underlined how digital could support the development of mobility. Mr Bjorn WESTERBERG, CEO of the Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies ASTOC (Sweden), delivered a keynote speech focusing on the impact of AI on maintenance processes.

Virgin Atlantic pilots: All I want for Christmas is recognition

In a dispute centered on union recognition, the Professional Pilots Union (PPU), which represents about a third of pilots at Virgin Atlantic airline, will...

10 finalists announced in 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition

The 1st UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a pioneering initiative that has identified emerging companies at the forefront of the transformation of the tourism...

Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed Pilot Cadet Training Program that will be used by...

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a mistake and managed to operate for another month and a half. Today on December 5, PrivateAir asked a Swiss Court to continue bankruptcy proceedings. 

Ethiopian Airlines and EU to establish Ethio-European International Business School

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, and European Union Delegation to Ethiopia signed a letter...

New life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership

Carbon-fiber reinforced material is extremely strong and lightweight, making it attractive for a variety of uses, including in building the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and the all-new 777X airplane.

Air New Zealand on-duty pilot falls asleep during trans-Atlantic flight

An on-duty pilot fell asleep during a trans-Atlantic Air New Zealand flight on Thursday.

Alaska Airlines flight diverted after captain loses consciousness mid-flight

An Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Portland, Oregon, after the captain lost consciousness and the first officer was forced to take over, an airline spokesman said.

Cleared for takeoff: 181 Orchard, Singapore

Changi Airport Singapore consistently receives accolades for its excellence as an international airport and a world transportation hub.

Drunk pilot taken off Milwaukee flight

A Chautauqua Airlines pilot was kept off a flight in Omaha, Nebraska, Thursday morning after he failed a blood-alcohol test, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Tourist helicopter crash in Las Vegas

According to a CNN report, a helicopter that was taking passengers on a tour over Hoover Dam near Las Vegas crashed Wednesday evening, killing the pilot and all four passengers, a spokesman for the Na

Asiana Airlines crash may have been a suicide

New details about one of the pilots of the Asiana cargo plane that crashed into the sea off Jeju Island last week have raised questions of whether the Boeing 747 was brought down intentionally.

New airberlin agreement puts 3rd pilot on extra longhaul flights

The collective labor agreement that was agreed on December 22, 2010 was officially accepted today by airberlin, LTU, and VC (Vereinigung Cockpit), the German pilots’ union.

Southern Sudanese woman hired to fly for Ethiopian Airlines

(eTN) - A Southern Sudanese lady has been employed as a pilot by Ethiopian Airlines, now flying as a First Officer, aka co-pilot on B737 aircraft. It is thought that Ms.

Aviation news: Provisional FAA approval granted for Dreamliner pilot training

SEATTLE, WA - The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given provisional approval for pilot training courses of the 787 Dreamliner.

Colgan Air pilot arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography

An airline pilot in Texas has been arrested for possession and distribution of "millions and millions of images" of child pornography including photos and videos of children being sexually abused and
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