Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en 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 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 Asiana ordered to suspend flights to SFO for 45 days over crash http://atwonline.com/safety/asiana-ordered-suspend-flights-sfo-45-days-over-crash <div class="node-body article-body">Seoul-based Asiana Airlines has been ordered by Korean authorities 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/asiana-ordered-suspend-flights-sfo-45-days-over-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/asiana-ordered-suspend-flights-sfo-45-days-over-crash#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200ER crash IATA Infrastructure and Transport MLIT National Transportation Safety Board NTSB San Francisco International Airport SFO South Korea’s Ministry of Land Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:37:00 +0000 146521 at http://atwonline.com <p>Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200</p> By Rob Finlayson EASA warns of Egyptian airspace risk http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-warns-egyptian-airspace-risk <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) has warned airlines and regulators of a “significant risk” to civil aircraft operating through Egyptian airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-warns-egyptian-airspace-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-warns-egyptian-airspace-risk#comments Security Daily News Safety EASA Egyptian airspace European Aviation Safety Administration Malaysian airlines MH17 safety information bulletin surface-to-air missile Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:01:00 +0000 146401 at http://atwonline.com NTSB uncovers uncommanded feather deployment in SpaceShipTwo crash http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-uncovers-uncommanded-feather-deployment-spaceshiptwo-crash <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation team probing the cause of the Oct. 31 crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo spaceplane said two seconds before beginning to break-up in midair the vehicle’s two moveable tail booms unexpectedly began to deploy into a “feathering” position.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-uncovers-uncommanded-feather-deployment-spaceshiptwo-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-uncovers-uncommanded-feather-deployment-spaceshiptwo-crash#comments Airlines Daily News Safety Christopher Hart Mojave Air and Space Port National Transportation Safety Board NTSB Richard Branson SpaceShipTwo Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise Mon, 03 Nov 2014 17:24:00 +0000 144441 at http://atwonline.com ATW Photo Gallery: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo <div class="node-body gallery-body">A selection of photos of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo#comments Airframes Airlines Photo Galleries Safety Technology Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:27:00 +0000 144421 at http://atwonline.com Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashes during flight test http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) has crashed into the Mojave Desert after experiencing an inflight “anomaly” during the first test of a new hybrid rocket motor at Mojave, California on Oct. 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Technology crash Mojave Desert Richard Branson SpaceShipTwo Virgin Galactic WhiteKnightTwo Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:47:00 +0000 144321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo</p> Courtesy, Virgin Galactic Underwater mapping done, MH370 search set to intensify http://atwonline.com/safety/underwater-mapping-done-mh370-search-set-intensify <div class="node-body article-body">The search for signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) is set to accelerate in the coming days, as a third vessel transitions from survey work to searching the vast seafloor area that has been mapped out and surveyed, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/underwater-mapping-done-mh370-search-set-intensify" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/underwater-mapping-done-mh370-search-set-intensify#comments Airlines Daily News Safety ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau Flight 370 Fugro Malaysia Airlines MH370 search Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0000 143971 at http://atwonline.com <p>Bathymetric survey as of Oct. 27</p> Courtesy, Australian Transport Safety Bureau European Commission to audit exit screening in Ebola-affected countries http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level meeting of 21 European health ministers, co-organized by the Italian Presidency and the European Commission, has failed to reach common ground on the issue of entry screening at Europe’s airports for passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety ATW Plus Department of State Ebola European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control European Commission European health ministers European Union Italian Presidency Tonio Borg WHO World Health Organization Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142801 at http://atwonline.com