Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 makes emergency landing at California airport http://atwonline.com/safety/jetblue-airways-airbus-a320-makes-emergency-landing-california-airport <div class="node-body article-body">A JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 made an emergency landing Sept. 18 at Long Beach, California (LGB) shortly after taking off from the airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/jetblue-airways-airbus-a320-makes-emergency-landing-california-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/jetblue-airways-airbus-a320-makes-emergency-landing-california-airport#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Airbus A320 emergency landing JetBlue Airways LGB Long Beach Airport Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:50:00 +0000 139351 at http://atwonline.com NTSB finds pilot error caused UPS Airlines crash http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-finds-pilot-error-caused-ups-airlines-crash <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has blamed pilot error for the crash of an UPS Airlines Airbus A300-600, which crashed on approach to Birmingham, Alabama, on Aug. 14, 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-finds-pilot-error-caused-ups-airlines-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-finds-pilot-error-caused-ups-airlines-crash#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety Airbus A300-600 Captain Cerea Beal Jr. crash FAA First Officer Shanda Fanning Flight 1354 Independent Pilots Association investigation National Transportation Safety Board NTSB pilot error UPS Airlines Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:51:00 +0000 138271 at http://atwonline.com Accident report says high-energy objects impacted MH17; notes three other airliners nearby http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby <div class="node-body article-body">Damage found on wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 indicates there were impacts from a large number of high-energy objects from outside the aircraft, according to a Dutch Safety Board accident report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety 777 Amsterdam Schiphol Boeing Dnipro Control Dutch Safety Board Malaysia Airlines MH17 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:41:00 +0000 138211 at http://atwonline.com <p>Part of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site in the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), some 80 km east of Donetsk.</p> Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images EASA restructures to promote easier links with industry http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-restructures-promote-easier-links-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has restructured in a move it says will enable it to engage more pragmatically with the aviation industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-restructures-promote-easier-links-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-restructures-promote-easier-links-industry#comments Regulation Daily News Safety EASA European Aviation Safety Agency Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 137281 at http://atwonline.com United seat-lock guy shows what a sad society we’ve become http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become <div class="node-body blog-body">An incident this week involving two United Airlines’ passengers who apparently got into an argument after one used a gadget to stop the other from reclining her seat is causing quite a bit of general media interest. It seems that one passenger had acquired a gadget that is inserted in the back of the seat in front, making it impossible for that seat to be reclined. The guy wanted to use his laptop. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become#comments Airlines Associations Regulation Safety IATA ICAO united airlines unruly passenger ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:10:00 +0000 136771 at http://atwonline.com NTSB: IPA, UPS Airlines failed to meet confidentiality agreement in crash probe http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-ipa-ups-airlines-failed-meet-confidentiality-agreement-crash-probe <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has revoked the “party status agreement” of the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines from its ongoing investigation of a UPS Airbus A300-600 freighter that crashed on approach to Birmingham, Alabama, on Aug. 14, 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-ipa-ups-airlines-failed-meet-confidentiality-agreement-crash-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-ipa-ups-airlines-failed-meet-confidentiality-agreement-crash-probe#comments Airlines Regulation Labor Daily News Safety Airbus A300-600 freighter Christopher Hart crash Independent Pilots Association IPA National Transportation Safety Board NTSB party status pilot fatigue UPS Airlines Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:55:00 +0000 136621 at http://atwonline.com Iceland raises volcanic alert status http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/iceland-raises-volcanic-alert-status <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandic authorities have raised the volcanic alert status for aviation to its highest level after seismic instruments indicated the possible beginning of an eruption.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/iceland-raises-volcanic-alert-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/iceland-raises-volcanic-alert-status#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety aviation alert Barðarbunga Eurocontrol Eyjafjallajokull Icelandic Met Office Richter scale volcanic alert status Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:30:00 +0000 136491 at http://atwonline.com <p>Met office staff monitor computer screens showing seismic activity from the Bar&eth;arbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on Aug. 23.</p> HALLDOR KOLBEINS/AFP/Getty Images EASA issues safety advice for ash-contaminated flight http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-safety-advice-ash-contaminated-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Airspace closures should be an action of last resort in the event of volcanic ash contamination, according to new advice issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-safety-advice-ash-contaminated-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-safety-advice-ash-contaminated-flight#comments Regulation Daily News Safety airspace closures Barðarbunga EASA eruption European Aviation Safety Agency European Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers Eyjafjallajokull volcanic ash contamination Volcanic Ash Safety Risk Assessment Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:45:00 +0000 136371 at http://atwonline.com EASA urges caution for flights in Syrian airspace http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Following FAA’s decision to prohibit US airlines from flying in Syrian airspace earlier this week, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued its own Safety Information Bulletin. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety Ben Gurion Airport Damascus Flight Information Region EASA European Aviation Safety Agency FAA ICAO MH17 NOTAM notices to airmen Syrian airspace Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:38:00 +0000 136381 at http://atwonline.com Flight Safety Foundation nears end of go-around study http://atwonline.com/safety/flight-safety-foundation-nears-end-go-around-study <div class="node-body article-body">Independent aviation safety body Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) is close to releasing a two-year study into aircraft go-arounds, performed by social science research specialist Presage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/flight-safety-foundation-nears-end-go-around-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/flight-safety-foundation-nears-end-go-around-study#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus deployable flight data recorders Emily McGee FDR Flight Safety Foundation FSF ICAO Task Force Presage safety Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:02:00 +0000 136331 at http://atwonline.com