Safety en Jazeera Airways A320 ‘damaged by balloon cable’ <div class="node-body article-body">A Kuwaiti hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways Airbus A320 sustained serious damage to an engine nacelle after it apparently struck a cable holding a military aerostat.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:48:00 +0000 258101 at UK adopts guidelines for medical handling of cabin air incidents <div class="node-body article-body">UK health authorities have established new medical guidelines for flight crew who show symptoms of being exposed to aircraft-cabin fume events.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:28:00 +0000 257771 at Airbus A350 fire risk triggers EASA emergency directive <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD), warning operators about a risk of the Airbus A350 hydraulic engine driven pump (EDP) overheating and causing a fire.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:01:00 +0000 257641 at Airbus Biometrics key to improving airport experience <div class="field-deck"> Facial and fingerprint recognition is moving from the lab to airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More accurate biometric tools are coming online that could enhance border control and air-travel safety, while helping passengers get through airports quicker and with fewer security and airline staff required.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Safety ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257141 at JetBlue Report: Back-up battery pack source of seat fire on Lufthansa A380 <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian investigators have revealed that a passenger power bank caught fire on a Lufthansa Airbus A380 after getting caught in an aircraft seat mechanism earlier this month.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:19:00 +0000 257211 at New report suggests resting place of MH370 <div class="node-body article-body">An Australian scientific body says it believes it has identified the area in which Malaysia Airlines MH370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean “with unprecedented precision and certainty.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:11:00 +0000 256891 at <p>New satellite images provided by the French space agency CNES.</p> CNES Emirates accident investigators study human performance, weather notification <div class="node-body article-body">The United Arab Emirates’ aviation regulator has identified possible improvements to weather information transmitted to aircraft, following the August 2016 crash of an Emirates Airline Boeing 777-300 at Dubai International Airport. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:57:00 +0000 256041 at ATW file photo/Emirates Airline Severe turbulence on American A330 sends 10 to hospital <div class="node-body article-body">An American Airlines Airbus A330-300 encountered severe turbulence Aug. 5, leading to three passengers and seven crew members being taken to a hospital.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:15:00 +0000 255941 at NTSB: Air Canada pilots confused by SFO runway lighting <div class="node-body article-body">The pilots of a landing Air Canada Airbus A320 that nearly collided with several aircraft on a taxiway waiting to depart the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) around midnight July 7 were visually confused by the runway lighting at the airport, according to an NTSB investigative update on the incident.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:48:00 +0000 255901 at NTSB Airlines: No role for government in seat-pitch decisions <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines say there is no need for the government to interfere in airlines’ seat-pitch decisions as long as FAA affirms aircraft seats meet safety standards.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:04:00 +0000 255501 at <p>Aircraft seats being manufactured by Rockwell Collins in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.</p> Aaron Karp