Tag: scrutiny

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35 0

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:50 1

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, currently under scrutiny for allowing ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Halal Internet? ‘Sharia-compliant’ web browser launched in Malaysia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:30 0

The world's first Sharia-compliant Internet service suite has been launched in Malaysia - along with browser, chat and sadaqah services. Malaysian startup SalamWeb seeks to ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 23:35 0

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican Senators asking to investigate the ... Read More

Uganda CAA takes issue with loans for expansion

Uganda CAA takes issue with loans for expansion

editor editor- February 19, 2010 01:38 0

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority was made to appear before the parliamentary public accounts committee to be subjected to scrutiny over the work scope, the ... Read More

Increased scrutiny of booze cruise operators called for

Increased scrutiny of booze cruise operators called for

editor editor- September 9, 2009 06:06 0

The Brisbane party cruise operator from whose boat missing Irishman Shane O'Halloran fell at the weekend has called for increased scrutiny of safety standards in ... Read More

For-hire flights’ lax safety comes into spotlight after collision

For-hire flights’ lax safety comes into spotlight after collision

editor editor- August 10, 2009 07:12 0

WASHINGTON — The collision that sent a sightseeing helicopter full of tourists and a small plane into the Hudson River on Saturday comes less than ... Read More

Emirates wants more scrutiny of transatlantic airline alliances

Emirates wants more scrutiny of transatlantic airline alliances

editor editor- July 29, 2009 06:38 0

BRUSSELS - The European Union should scrutinise more closely the competitive advantage enjoyed by transatlantic airline alliances to ensure they do not violate antitrust rules, ... Read More

FAA under scrutiny for airline maintenance lapses

FAA under scrutiny for airline maintenance lapses

editor editor- July 2, 2008 06:12 0

The FAA is facing a wide-ranging investigation into recent maintenance troubles at airlines. Read More

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