Tag: violations

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04 0

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to ... Read More

UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:15 0

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be held in Addis Ababa from ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35 0

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

Grayling: Preventing ‘drone disruption’ at UK airports impossible

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:15 0

According to UK Secretary of State for Transport, the chaos, recently experienced by passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow, may be repeated. Chris Grayling said that ... Read More

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation

NY court protects Airbnb and Homeaway from customer data violation

editor editor- January 4, 2019 00:40 0

A home-sharing platform has at least two very good reasons to keep host and guest information private, whether as to these users’ identities, contact information, ... Read More

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Sri Lanka Political Turmoil to blame of tourism arrival shortfall

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 08:05 0

Sri Lanka did not reach its 2018 target in tourism arrivals Sri Lanka Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga blamed the political challenge in October. Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018 20:04 0

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House could easily be mistaken for ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27 0

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 10:53 0

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football star Hakeem AlAraibi wanted by ... Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in ... Read More

UAE Civil Aviation Authority goes after air safety violators

UAE Civil Aviation Authority goes after air safety violators

editor editor- November 7, 2011 03:22 0

The number of airlines operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) registered with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority totalled 768 operators with 595 aircraft ... Read More

UN human rights expert voices concern over Iran’s judicial abuses

UN human rights expert voices concern over Iran’s judicial abuses

editor editor- October 21, 2011 03:17 0

The United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in Iran today voiced concern over alleged violations in the country’s judicial system, citing ... Read More

“Blood diamonds” auction begins in Zimbabwe

“Blood diamonds” auction begins in Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 12, 2010 01:49 0

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe began selling hundreds of thousands of carats of rough diamonds Wednesday that were mined from an area where human rights groups ... Read More

FAA to fine commuter airline $2.5 Million

FAA to fine commuter airline $2.5 Million

editor editor- July 1, 2010 06:52 0

Commuter-airline operator Trans States Holdings Inc., already under heightened federal scrutiny for two safety incidents in four months, now faces a proposed $2.5 million civil ... Read More

Gulfstream International Airlines faces $1.3M fine

Gulfstream International Airlines faces $1.3M fine

editor editor- May 23, 2009 10:16 0

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Fort Lauderdale-based Gulfstream International Airlines $1.3 million for violating FAA regulations. Read More

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters

Regulators cite nearly half of the 20 ships that regularly discharge in Alaska waters

editor editor- September 26, 2008 02:46 0

State regulators say nine cruise ships violated the terms of their wastewater discharge permits in the first half of this year's cruise season. Read More

Airline grounded for safety violations

Airline grounded for safety violations

editor editor- June 30, 2008 03:47 0

REMOTE islands in the Torres Strait are without regular scheduled air services after the aviation watchdog grounded a Cairns airline for safety breaches. Read More

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