Safety en Why Do Passengers Grab Their Bags During Emergency Evacuations? <div class="field-deck"> High-profile incidents where passengers delayed an emergency evacuation to retrieve luggage prompts industry to study human behavior. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In two recent emergencies, passengers delayed exiting to grab luggage from overhead bins and even used their phones to record inside the airplane.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:23:00 +0000 239001 at Getty Images European regional airlines urge safety agency to intervene in flight delay court cases <div class="node-body article-body">The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is seeking assistance from the continent’s safety authority for carriers facing heavy compensation costs following flight delays.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:00 +0000 239191 at Southwest, Frontier aircraft collide on ground at Phoenix airport <div class="node-body article-body">A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 and a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 were involved in a ground contact incident at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), the airlines and airport have confirmed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:39:00 +0000 239041 at EASA updates on Galaxy Note 7 risk <div class="node-body article-body">European safety regulator EASA has withdrawn a safety bulletin that focused on the risks of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones, following their recall and deactivation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:56:00 +0000 239021 at Hamburg Airport reopens after toxin sickens 68 people <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Hamburg Airport terminals 1 and 2 were temporarily closed Sunday, Feb. 12 after passengers and staff complained of nausea at the central security checkpoint. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:31:00 +0000 238511 at AXEL HEIMKEN/AFP/Getty Images British Airways A319 departs taxiway in Denmark <div class="node-body article-body">A British Airways (BA) Airbus A319 had a taxiway excursion at Billund Airport, Denmark, Feb. 7 following a flight from London Heathrow.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:08:00 +0000 238041 at NTSB concludes tug speed caused Southwest nose gear collapse <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a newly released report that “excessive speed” by a tug driver caused the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 to collapse upon pushback from the gate at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport on the night of Aug. 4, 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Safety Performance Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:05:00 +0000 238011 at SWISS 777-300ER inspected after unscheduled landing in Canadian Arctic <div class="node-body article-body">A Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) Boeing 777-300ER is being inspected after making an unscheduled landing in Iqaluit, Canada.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Safety Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:20:00 +0000 237851 at Tech firms complete volcanic ash detection ground tests <div class="node-body article-body">Technology firm Elbit Systems and Norway’s Nicarnica Aviation have performed ground trials on a new system, aimed at detecting volcanic ash up to 100 km ahead of an aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:12:00 +0000 237501 at Nicarnica Aviation Cyber Proof <div class="node-body article-body">Cyber crime is a fast-growing area of concern for aviation security, but addressing how to guard against it and mitigate the risks yields more questions than answers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety ATW Plus Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:11:00 +0000 236941 at