Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737 http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737 <div class="node-body blog-body">Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at http://atwonline.com ANA operations disrupted by 787 engine checks http://atwonline.com/safety/ana-operations-disrupted-787-engine-checks <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has cancelled and delayed some flights to perform engine checks on its Rolls-Royce powered Boeing 787s, following an engine incident,.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ana-operations-disrupted-787-engine-checks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ana-operations-disrupted-787-engine-checks#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:07:00 +0000 221951 at http://atwonline.com <p>ANA Boeing 787</p> Wikimedia Commons Truck rams into Southwest 737 at Omaha airport gate http://atwonline.com/safety/truck-rams-southwest-737-omaha-airport-gate <div class="node-body article-body">A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 parked at an airport gate was rammed by a pickup truck at Omaha (Nebraska) Eppley Airfield as passengers were boarding.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/truck-rams-southwest-737-omaha-airport-gate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/truck-rams-southwest-737-omaha-airport-gate#comments Safety Airports & Routes Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:55:00 +0000 221861 at http://atwonline.com UK runway to close for resurfacing http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-runway-close-resurfacing <div class="node-body article-body">The runway was last refurbished in 1999, and has a natural lifespan of around 12–17 years.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-runway-close-resurfacing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-runway-close-resurfacing#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:51:00 +0000 221741 at http://atwonline.com Cypriot agency probes Cobalt incidents http://atwonline.com/safety/cypriot-agency-probes-cobalt-incidents <div class="node-body article-body">Cyprus’ civil-aviation regulator has conducted an audit of startup carrier Cobalt, following two incidents involving technical faults in the first few weeks of the airline’s operational life.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/cypriot-agency-probes-cobalt-incidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/cypriot-agency-probes-cobalt-incidents#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:39:00 +0000 221731 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cobalt Airbus A320</p> Wikimedia Commons Lost mobile phone caused Qantas A380 smoke incident http://atwonline.com/safety/lost-mobile-phone-caused-qantas-a380-smoke-incident <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released its report into a smoke incident on a Qantas Airways Airbus A380 that was caused by a mobile phone lithium battery that became caught in and crushed by the aircraft seat mechanism.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lost-mobile-phone-caused-qantas-a380-smoke-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lost-mobile-phone-caused-qantas-a380-smoke-incident#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:23:00 +0000 221711 at http://atwonline.com <p>The Qantas Airways Airbus A380 involved in the May smoke incident.</p> Wikimedia Commons Editorial: Change the cabin evacuation script http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-change-cabin-evacuation-script <div class="node-body article-body"><p>All 300 people onboard the Emirates Boeing 777 escaped with their lives when the aircraft crash-landed at Dubai Airport and burst into flames [see article, page 7]. Sadly a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze, but the scale of the tragedy could have been so much larger.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-change-cabin-evacuation-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Safety Opinions Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:52:00 +0000 221661 at http://atwonline.com Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman <div class="node-body blog-body">Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman#comments Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at http://atwonline.com Packaging standard for lithium batteries to slip http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip <div class="node-body article-body">The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/packaging-standard-lithium-batteries-slip#comments Components Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:54:00 +0000 221601 at http://atwonline.com <p>Mark Rogers</p> ALPA Editorial: Onboard safety videos need to change the script http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script <div class="node-body article-body">All 300 people onboard the Emirates Boeing 777 escaped with their lives when the aircraft crash-landed at Dubai Airport and burst into flames. Sadly a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze, but the scale of the tragedy could have been so much larger.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Opinions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 221341 at http://atwonline.com