Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Pilot shut down wrong engine prior to Taiwan crash http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash <div class="node-body article-body">The Taiwanese Aviation Safety Council (ASC) report on the fatal crash of TransAsia Airways flight GE235 in February has detailed the captain’s voice on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) as saying, “Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle,” seconds before impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety crash engine failure GE235 Liao Jian-zong Taipei TransAsia Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:40:00 +0000 171731 at http://atwonline.com European Parliament quizzes EASA, EC on post-Germanwings crash safety http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Transport Committee Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have held discussions with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) executive director Patrick Ky and the European Commission (EC) on how to improve aviation safety in the wake of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps in March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety aviation safety BEA EASA European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission four eyes principle Germanwings MEPs Patrick Ky Transport Committee Violeta Bulc Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:12:00 +0000 171721 at http://atwonline.com EASA issues revised SIB on flights in volcanic ash contaminated airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The European aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) updating its earlier one (published in August 2014) on flight in airspace contaminated with volcanic ash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace#comments Associations Daily News Safety EASA Eurocontrol/Network Manager European Aviation Safety Agency Eyjafjallajokull ICAO London safety information bulletin SIB Toulouse VA SRA Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre Volcanic Ash Safety Risk Assessment Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:17:00 +0000 171501 at http://atwonline.com European Union removes Philippines from Air Safety List http://atwonline.com/safety/european-union-removes-philippines-air-safety-list <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission announced Thursday it has removed the Philippines from the European Union (EU) Air Safety List.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-union-removes-philippines-air-safety-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-union-removes-philippines-air-safety-list#comments Regulation Daily News Safety blacklist European Union Air Safety List Philippines Violeta Bulc Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:07:00 +0000 170801 at http://atwonline.com Two LCCs to cancel Thai services on safety concerns http://atwonline.com/safety/two-lccs-cancel-thai-services-safety-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">Two low-cost carriers (LCCs)—Tigerair Taiwan and Thai AirAsia X—have announced cutbacks in schedules to Thai destination following the recent red flag safety notification by ICAO on Thai aviation oversight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/two-lccs-cancel-thai-services-safety-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/two-lccs-cancel-thai-services-safety-concerns#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Airports & Routes ICAO red flag Thailand Tigerair Taiwan Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:03:00 +0000 170691 at http://atwonline.com <p>Tigerair Taiwan A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Korean Air ramps up MERS precautions http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-air-ramps-mers-precautions <div class="node-body article-body">Korean Air has stepped up cabin sterilization procedures on all its flights following the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in Korea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-air-ramps-mers-precautions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-air-ramps-mers-precautions#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Korean Air MERS Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:51:00 +0000 170551 at http://atwonline.com <p>Korean Air 777-300ER</p> MERS, Korean Air ICAO red flags Thailand on safety concerns http://atwonline.com/safety/icao-red-flags-thailand-safety-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">ICAO has listed Thailand as a “red flag” country following an unsatisfactory response to a safety audit earlier this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/icao-red-flags-thailand-safety-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/icao-red-flags-thailand-safety-concerns#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety downgrade FAA ICAO red flag Thai Airways International Thai Department of Civil Aviation Thailand Tourism Council of Thailand Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:18:00 +0000 170241 at http://atwonline.com Sri Lankan Airlines cabin crew injured in turbulent flight http://atwonline.com/safety/sri-lankan-airlines-cabin-crew-injured-turbulent-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Five cabin crew members were injured when a Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 hit severe turbulence on a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/sri-lankan-airlines-cabin-crew-injured-turbulent-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/sri-lankan-airlines-cabin-crew-injured-turbulent-flight#comments Airlines Daily News Safety A330-200 Bandaranaike International Airport Charles de Gaulle Airport Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Airlines turbulence Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:47:00 +0000 170041 at http://atwonline.com Tim Clark: Search for missing MH370 may soon end without results http://atwonline.com/safety/tim-clark-search-missing-mh370-may-soon-end-without-results <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline president Tim Clark told journalists on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Miami that it is only a matter of time before the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will end. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/tim-clark-search-missing-mh370-may-soon-end-without-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/tim-clark-search-missing-mh370-may-soon-end-without-results#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety Technology Boeing Emirates Airline Hawaiian Airlines Inmarsat Malaysia Airlines Tim Clark Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:01:00 +0000 169041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates president Tim Clark</p> Courtesy, Emirates Airline China’s airlines reroute flights, refund tickets to South Korea after MERS alert http://atwonline.com/safety/china-s-airlines-reroute-flights-refund-tickets-south-korea-after-mers-alert <div class="node-body article-body">Following a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Red Alert warning by the Hong Kong government warning travelers against flying to Korea, Cathay Pacific Airways and its subsidiary Dragonair have committed to refunds or re-routing for all existing tickets to Seoul, Busan and Jeju up to the end of August.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/china-s-airlines-reroute-flights-refund-tickets-south-korea-after-mers-alert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/china-s-airlines-reroute-flights-refund-tickets-south-korea-after-mers-alert#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety China’s airlines reroute flights refund tickets to South Korea after MERS alert Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:26:00 +0000 168821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> By Rob Finlayson