Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Libya added to EU aviation safety blacklist http://atwonline.com/safety/libya-added-eu-aviation-safety-blacklist <div class="node-body article-body">All airlines from Libya have been added to the European Commission’s aviation safety list, also known as the airline blacklist, subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union (EU).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/libya-added-eu-aviation-safety-blacklist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/libya-added-eu-aviation-safety-blacklist#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety aviation safety list blacklist EU air safety committee European Commission European Union Libya Violeta Bulc Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:04:00 +0000 149351 at http://atwonline.com Tracking task force makes recommendations in wake of MH370 disappearance http://atwonline.com/safety/tracking-task-force-makes-recommendations-wake-mh370-disappearance <div class="node-body article-body">The Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) set up in the wake of the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 in March has issued a report with recommendations to improve continuous tracking of airliners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/tracking-task-force-makes-recommendations-wake-mh370-disappearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/tracking-task-force-makes-recommendations-wake-mh370-disappearance#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety 777 Boeing IATA ICAO Malaysia Airlines MH370 tracking Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:14:00 +0000 149061 at http://atwonline.com EASA to investigate near mid-air collisions involving military aircraft http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-investigate-near-mid-air-collisions-involving-military-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has asked the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to investigate a series of near mid-air collisions involving European passenger airliners and military aircraft during recent months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-investigate-near-mid-air-collisions-involving-military-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-investigate-near-mid-air-collisions-involving-military-aircraft#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety EASA European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission European Union João Aguiar Machado military aircraft near mid-air collisions Patrick Ky Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:54:00 +0000 148921 at http://atwonline.com IATA releases guide for safely transporting lithium batteries http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-releases-guide-safely-transporting-lithium-batteries <div class="node-body article-body">Lithium batteries are suspected to have played a role in three commercial freighter aircraft fires between 2006 and 2011, and the ongoing concern about transporting the batteries by air has led IATA to issue a 56-page guide to mitigating the risks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-releases-guide-safely-transporting-lithium-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-releases-guide-safely-transporting-lithium-batteries#comments Associations Regulation Daily News Safety 747-400 Asiana Airlines baggage Boeing cargo fire freighter IATA lithium batteries United Parcel Service UPS Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:27:00 +0000 148871 at http://atwonline.com <p>Package damaged by lithium battery fire</p> Courtesy, IATA NTSB: Battery design, certification ‘shortcomings’ led to JAL 787 fire http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire <div class="node-body article-body">The fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787-8 in January 2013 occurred because of “shortcomings” in designing and certifying the lithium ion batteries installed on the aircraft, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire#comments Airframes Components Daily News Safety 787 APU Auxiliary Power Unit Boeing Dreamliner FAA GS Yuasa lithium ion battery NTSB US National Transportation Safety Board Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:01:00 +0000 148021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Photograph of smoke emanating from Japan Airlines&#39; 787 at Boston Logan International Airport on Jan. 7, 2013.</p> Courtesy, NTSB/Boston Herald Out of Harm's Way http://atwonline.com/safety/out-harms-way <div class="field-deck"> Collaboration and agreed channels of communication are vital to improve information-sharing over where it is safe for commercial airliners to fly. But will intelligence agencies cooperate? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200, killing all 298 innocent citizens onboard, never should have happened. Even more awful to contemplate, it could have been worse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/out-harms-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/out-harms-way#comments Airlines Government Affairs Safety ATW Plus IATA ICAO NOTAM security Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:40:00 +0000 148131 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Sanctions against Asiana won't improve safety http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety <div class="node-body article-body">The Korean government has ordered Seoul-based Asiana Airlines to suspend its flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for a 45-day period as a penalty for the July 6, 2013 crash of a Boeing 777-200ER at that airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety#comments Editorial Safety Asiana ATW Plus Boeing 777 Korea NTSB SFO Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:01:00 +0000 148071 at http://atwonline.com Sanctions against Asiana won’t improve industry safety http://atwonline.com/blog/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety <div class="node-body blog-body">The Korean government has ordered Seoul-based Asiana Airlines to suspend its flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for a 45-day period as a penalty for the July 6, 2013 crash of a Boeing 777-200ER at that airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Safety 777 AAPA Asiana Boeing Flight 214 IATA NTSB ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:07:00 +0000 147131 at http://atwonline.com AAPA chief: MH17 shootdown was a military failure http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure <div class="node-body article-body">The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) condemned the shooting down in July of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 as “a military failure,” and stressed that maintaining a robust, safe commercial aviation system requires the sharing of information of where and when it is safe to fly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Safety Trade Shows & Conferences AAPA Andrew Herdman Boeing Boeing 777 IATA Malaysia Airlines MH17 Tony Tyler Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 146911 at http://atwonline.com <p>AAPA DG Andrew Herdman addresses the 58th Assembly of Presidents in Tokyo.</p> AAPA MH17 wreckage moved to the Netherlands http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch air accident investigators have begun moving the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to the Netherlands, where a section of the Boeing 777-200ER will be reconstructed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATW Plus Boeing 777-200ER crash Dutch Safety Board Malaysia Airlines MH17 safety surface-to-air missile Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:36:00 +0000 146701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Workers, under the supervision of the Dutch experts and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, remove the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to load to the trucks from Pro-Russian rebel&rsquo;s territory in eastern Ukraine, in Donetsk, Ukraine on Nov. 16.</p> Photo by Alexander Ermochenko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images