Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en New FAA tests reveal PEDs in checked luggage could catch fire http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire <div class="node-body article-body">New testing by the FAA’s Fire Safety Branch has shown that personal electronics devices (PEDs) packed in suitcases in the cargo hold could have dire consequences to aircraft safety if thermal runaway occurs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:37:00 +0000 254651 at http://atwonline.com FAA Aviation experts identify industry’s biggest safety challenges http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) acting chairman Robert Sumwalt said complacency is the biggest threat to safety the aviation industry. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:02:00 +0000 254551 at http://atwonline.com <p>ALPA aviation safety chair Steve Jangelis, TSB Canada chair Kathy Fox, NTSB acting chairman Robert Sumwalt.</p> ATW Screenshot EASA and Singapore partner on airworthiness certification http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-and-singapore-partner-airworthiness-certification <div class="node-body article-body">The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have signed a “working arrangement on airworthiness certification” (WA-AC), agreeing to recognize one another’s certifications.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-and-singapore-partner-airworthiness-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-and-singapore-partner-airworthiness-certification#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 253911 at http://atwonline.com <p>From left: EASA executive director Patrick Ky and CAAS director general Kevin Shum</p> The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Preliminary report: Air Canada A320 overflew four aircraft at SFO http://atwonline.com/safety/preliminary-report-air-canada-a320-overflew-four-aircraft-sfo <div class="node-body article-body">A preliminary summary issued by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) said Air Canada flight 759 overflew four aircraft on the taxiway parallel to runway 28R at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) near midnight on July 7. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/preliminary-report-air-canada-a320-overflew-four-aircraft-sfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/preliminary-report-air-canada-a320-overflew-four-aircraft-sfo#comments Daily News Safety Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 14 Jul 2017 19:35:00 +0000 253761 at http://atwonline.com Compiled by John Croft NTSB investigates Air Canada near miss at SFO http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-investigates-air-canada-near-miss-sfo <div class="node-body article-body">A pilot in an Air Canada Airbus A320 was apparently confused by the view through the windscreen on approach to San Francisco International Airport, leading to a near miss with aircraft lined up on a taxiway.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-investigates-air-canada-near-miss-sfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-investigates-air-canada-near-miss-sfo#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:15:00 +0000 253601 at http://atwonline.com EASA, Ukraine launch airworthiness convergence project http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-ukraine-launch-airworthiness-convergence-project <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine (SAAU) have started a three-year project aimed at implementing European Union airworthiness rules in Ukraine.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-ukraine-launch-airworthiness-convergence-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/easa-ukraine-launch-airworthiness-convergence-project#comments Airframes Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:56:00 +0000 249881 at http://atwonline.com Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat http://atwonline.com/safety/malaysia-airlines-flight-turns-back-after-bomb-threat <div class="node-body article-body">A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330, operating as flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur May 31, was forced to turn back after a passenger allegedly said they had a bomb and attempted to force entry to the cockpit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/malaysia-airlines-flight-turns-back-after-bomb-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/malaysia-airlines-flight-turns-back-after-bomb-threat#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:49:00 +0000 249161 at http://atwonline.com MAL FAIRCLOUGH/AFP/Getty Images Smoking laptop forces JetBlue A320 to make emergency landing http://atwonline.com/safety/smoking-laptop-forces-jetblue-a320-make-emergency-landing <div class="node-body article-body">A JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 flying transcontinental made an emergency landing May 30 in Grand Rapids, Michigan after a passenger’s laptop computer emitted smoke.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/smoking-laptop-forces-jetblue-a320-make-emergency-landing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/smoking-laptop-forces-jetblue-a320-make-emergency-landing#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 31 May 2017 19:16:00 +0000 249151 at http://atwonline.com FAA proposes $435,000 fine against United over 787 inspection issue http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-proposes-435000-fine-against-united-over-787-inspection-issue <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has proposed a $435,000 civil penalty against United Airlines for allegedly operating a Boeing 787-8 “that was not in an airworthy condition” 23 times in 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-proposes-435000-fine-against-united-over-787-inspection-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-proposes-435000-fine-against-united-over-787-inspection-issue#comments Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 31 May 2017 14:38:00 +0000 249051 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Newark Airport reopens after United Airlines 757 engine fire http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire <div class="node-body article-body">New York Newark Airport has reopened after a United Airlines Boeing 757 had a suspected engine fire while taxiing, leading to minor injuries during the evacuation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire#comments Airlines Engines Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 24 May 2017 11:34:00 +0000 248471 at http://atwonline.com @NBCNewYork via Twitter