The FAA reauthorization bill that looked set to proceed through the US Senate in April is an example of both a golden opportunity missed to modernize the US air traffic management system and shameful political interference in market dynamics....More
Embraer granted ATW access to its assembly facilities at its factory in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, on Feb. 24, 2016. Photos include shots of E190-E2 prototypes under construction, as well as partially assembled E190 current-generation aircraft.
Tragic and shocking as was the loss of Germanwings flight 4U9525, there are fundamentals about the global air transportation industry that have directly resulted in its stellar safety record and which must be upheld....More
The crew of an Aer Arann ATR 72 flying for Aer Lingus is credited with “good airmanship” in finding a way to remove salt deposits that had completely blocked the view forward from the twin turboprop’s windscreen while attempting to land at Ireland’s Cork Airport in January 2014....More