Egyptian investigators are reportedly sending the damaged flight data and cockpit voice recorders of the crashed Egyptair Airbus A320 to French air accident investigation agency BEA, after failing to extract information from them, according to multiple media sources.
Norwegian air navigation service provider (ANSP), Avinor, has officially joined the iTEC collaboration, marking another step toward aligning air traffic management systems in support of a Single European Sky (SES).
United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag carrier Etihad Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Avianca Brasil in the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s latest move to increase its penetration in the South American market.
Saudi Arabia’s aviation regulator, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), has given up its place on the board of flag carrier Saudia, in a move aimed at transforming the regulator into an independent legislative organization.
The lack of air connectivity among the islands of the Caribbean remains one of the tallest barriers to unlocking the full potential of the region’s tourism market, the head of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily....More
Passenger traffic in Latin America is expected to grow between 5%-10% per year over the next 10 years, but this growth could be hampered by lack of government investment in infrastructure, air traffic control systems and airports, industry leaders said at the ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety Summit....More
IATA’s incoming chief pledged to continue driving forward key global airline initiatives and to be a “tireless advocate” for the industry in remarks after he was officially confirmed as the association’s next director general and CEO....More