Safety en New technology aims to detect UAV operators near airports <div class="node-body article-body">Two UK companies aiming to detect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) close to airports have trialed a new system that they say can detect not only the presence of the small vehicles but the location of their operator.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Technology ATW Plus Tue, 22 May 2018 19:33:00 +0000 282201 at Mexico grounds charter airline involved in Havana accident <div class="node-body article-body">Mexican civil aviation authorities are conducting a special inspection of the charter operator at the center of the May 18 accident in Havana, and have suspended the company's operation until further notice.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Safety Tue, 22 May 2018 17:35:00 +0000 282151 at Cuban charter airliner crashes near Havana Airport <div class="node-body article-body">A reported 108 people were killed May 18 when a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-201 crashed shortly after takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Fri, 18 May 2018 18:39:00 +0000 281901 at BREAKING NEWS: Cubana Boeing 737 reported crashed near Havana <div class="node-body article-body">Reports are coming in that a Cubana Boeing 737 has crashed and exploded near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. More details to follow.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Fri, 18 May 2018 17:55:00 +0000 281881 at Sichuan Airlines A319 safely diverts to Chengdu after windscreen burst <div class="node-body article-body">A Sichuan Airlines A319-100, en route from Chongqing to Lhasa, experienced a windscreen burst in the cockpit May 14 and diverted to Chengdu, where it landed safely. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Tue, 15 May 2018 14:47:00 +0000 281391 at Asiana Airlines A330 wing slices tail off Turkish Airlines A321 <div class="node-body article-body">​An investigation has begun after an Asiana Airlines Airbus A330-300’s wing collided with the tail of a Turkish Airlines A321 while taxiing at Istanbul Airport on May 13, causing substantial damage to the parked aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Safety Mon, 14 May 2018 11:15:00 +0000 281221 at North Korea pledges airspace safety improvement in ICAO meeting <div class="node-body article-body">North Korea has committed to taking steps to improve its airspace safety, which could open the way for airlines to resume using North Korean airspace for overflights.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 11 May 2018 14:33:00 +0000 281121 at NTSB: ‘No conclusions’ so far on Air Canada SFO landing incident <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety board (NTSB) has released evidence from its ongoing investigation of an incident at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on July 7, 2017 in which an Air Canada Airbus A320 that was cleared to land mistakenly lined up on a parallel taxiway, then barely avoided a disaster. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Thu, 03 May 2018 17:30:00 +0000 280441 at <p>Graphic showing the runway configuration at San Francisco and Air Canada flight 759 on approach.</p> NTSB Cracked window causes Southwest pilots to divert 737-700 <div class="node-body article-body">The pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 diverted to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and landed safely on May 2 after a window cracked in flight.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Wed, 02 May 2018 19:29:00 +0000 280361 at Technicians find ‘no imminent safety concern’ with CFM56 engines <div class="node-body article-body">With about 60% of mandatory inspections done, nothing pointing to a pressing CFM56-7B fleet-safety issue linked to fan-blade failure has turned up, the engine manufacturer reports.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:35:00 +0000 279761 at Southwest Airlines