Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Analysis - Seeking Pilots http://atwonline.com/training/analysis-seeking-pilots <div class="field-deck"> US regional airlines and ALPA squabble over how real the “pilot shortage” is. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Is there a pilot shortage in the US? It depends on whom you ask.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/analysis-seeking-pilots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/analysis-seeking-pilots#comments Analysis Associations Safety Training ALPA pilot shortage Tim Canoll US Pilot shortage Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:42:00 +0000 178481 at http://atwonline.com Thinkstock UK pilots warn on batteries and fatigue http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-warn-batteries-and-fatigue <div class="node-body article-body">The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has issued warnings to both passengers and carriers over potential risks to safety. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-warn-batteries-and-fatigue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-warn-batteries-and-fatigue#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Safety BALPA batteries British Airline Pilots’ Association extinguish fatigue fire lithium runaway thermal Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:42:00 +0000 178401 at http://atwonline.com Europe begins drone rules revamp http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has started the ball rolling in a process designed to bring in new rules to govern the use of drones, or UAVs, in the European Union (EU).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp#comments Daily News Safety certified commission drones EASA geo-fencing mandatory open risk assessment specific Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:28:00 +0000 178051 at http://atwonline.com Pacific Rim ANSPs implement 14-minute oceanic flight tracking http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Rim air navigation services providers (ANSPs) Airservices Australia, Airways New Zealand and FAA are now using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) technology to track aircraft across the Pacific Ocean every 14 minutes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety ADS-C Airservices Australia Airways New Zealand ANSPs Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract FAA Pacific Rim Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:51:00 +0000 177931 at http://atwonline.com Changi vortex study to examine separation intervals http://atwonline.com/safety/changi-vortex-study-examine-separation-intervals <div class="node-body article-body">Aviation authorities in Asia and Europe are to conduct a joint study into wake turbulence to determine whether the distances between aircraft can be reduced while maintaining safety standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/changi-vortex-study-examine-separation-intervals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/changi-vortex-study-examine-separation-intervals#comments Regulation Daily News Safety CAAS Changi EASA Singapore turbulence Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:29:00 +0000 177791 at http://atwonline.com Hangar fire closes Dublin Airport http://atwonline.com/safety/hangar-fire-closes-dublin-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Services at Dublin Airport were suspended for 90 minutes Aug. 26 when a hangar fire broke out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/hangar-fire-closes-dublin-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/hangar-fire-closes-dublin-airport#comments Air Traffic Control Daily News Safety Dublin Airport Eirtech Aviation fire hangar Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:30:00 +0000 177691 at http://atwonline.com Congo’s Korongo Airlines suspends flights after aircraft damage http://atwonline.com/safety/congo-s-korongo-airlines-suspends-flights-after-aircraft-damage <div class="node-body article-body">The Boeing 737-300—on wet lease from Brussels Airlines—was damaged by “loose tarmac slabs on the runway” at Bipemba Airport on Aug. 19, Korongo Airlines said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/congo-s-korongo-airlines-suspends-flights-after-aircraft-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/congo-s-korongo-airlines-suspends-flights-after-aircraft-damage#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety 737-300 accident Bipemba Airport Boeing Brussels Airlines incident Korongo Airlines Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:28:00 +0000 177591 at http://atwonline.com FAA issues list detailing UAV sightings in commercial airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-issues-list-detailing-uav-sightings-commercial-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has released a list of all reports by pilots, air traffic and the public of possible encounters with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that were submitted between Nov. 2014 and August 20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-issues-list-detailing-uav-sightings-commercial-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/faa-issues-list-detailing-uav-sightings-commercial-airspace#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety Airports & Routes A320 Airbus ALPA CAA drone FAA Lufthansa UAV Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:10:00 +0000 177461 at http://atwonline.com Air Bagan stops flying due to operational problems http://atwonline.com/safety/air-bagan-stops-flying-due-operational-problems <div class="node-body article-body">Myanmar domestic carrier Air Bagan has stopped operations following the off-runway excursion of one of its two ATR 72-500 aircraft at Yangon Airport last month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/air-bagan-stops-flying-due-operational-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/air-bagan-stops-flying-due-operational-problems#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety Air Bagan ATR 42 ATR 72 Myanmar Yangon Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:05:00 +0000 177381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Bagan ATRs</p> Rob Finlayson Editorial: Get small drones out of airport airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-get-small-drones-out-airport-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">There’s an irony to the fact that the newest threat to airliner safety was created by man but operates unmanned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-get-small-drones-out-airport-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-get-small-drones-out-airport-airspace#comments Air Traffic Control Regulation Safety drone FAA TCAS UAV Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:14:00 +0000 177321 at http://atwonline.com