Air Transport Safety, Ops & Regulation

Nov 26, 2020
Ask the Editors: Mandating something that most people will not have access to for months makes little sense for airlines.
Nov 23, 2020
Air navigation service providers must maintain their networks and cannot easily furlough controllers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Nov 20, 2020
Ask the Editors: As vaccines start to be approved for wide distribution, the air cargo sector faces challenges in delivering them.
Nov 20, 2020
COVID-19 has accelerated the development and introduction of new sanitary, contactless and health care systems for air travel.
Nov 20, 2020
Other regulators are expected to follow the FAA’s lead but will mandate additional steps.
Nov 27, 2020
ICAO’s council has adopted decisions on eligibility units and sustainability certification, clearing the path for the implementation of CORSIA, the carbon-offsetting scheme for airlines.
Nov 25, 2020
The numbers of airline accidents and accident fatalities are tracking down this year, although a factor in the decline will be the big drop in flights caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 25, 2020
Brazil’s national civil aviation regulator ANAC has adopted the FAA’s parameters for returning Boeing 737 MAX-family aircraft to service.
Nov 24, 2020
A report by European researchers confirms that non-CO2 climate impacts from aviation are at least as important as those from CO2 emissions and suggests possible mitigation measures.
Nov 24, 2020
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has issued its draft parameters for clearing the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, adding flight crew procedures and performance limitations to the FAA’s requirements.
Nov 24, 2020
Canada’s largest airlines are preparing to relaunch service to Hawaii in December now that the U.S. state has opted to allow Canadians to bypass a mandatory 14-day quarantine if they test negative for COVID-19. 
Nov 24, 2020
Tourism and pilots’ organizations have welcomed an easing of the strict quarantine measures imposed on air passengers arriving in England, but argue more has to be done.
Nov 23, 2020
A pilot scheme to test a new electronic document that will give passengers, airlines and governments the necessary confidence to reopen air routes is…