ICAO Adopts Standards For Electronic Recordkeeping

ICAO Adopts Standards For Electronic Recordkeeping

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is exploring new ways to simplify the airline business. Its Paperless Aircraft Operations (PAO) initiative faces the daunting task of rethinking the way companies document maintenance activity. “The PAO seeks to transform legacy processes...
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EU Plans To Ban Plastic Cutlery and Plates on Airliners

EU Plans To Ban Plastic Cutlery and Plates on Airliners

The European Commission has proposed new legislation that would ban plastic cutlery, plates, straws, and drink stirrers in an attempt to reduce the harmful effect of plastic in the oceans. Some airline industry officials, however, think the new policy will...
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Thai Plans To Extend Rolls Support In Asia-Pacific

Thai Plans To Extend Rolls Support In Asia-Pacific

Rolls-Royce’s plan to extend maintenance provision has progressed with talks to incorporate Thai Airways into its CareNetwork. Thailand’s flag carrier is looking to build on its existing MRO capabilities and become an Authorised Maintenance Centre (AMC) fo...
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Aviation Leaders Assemble in Sydney for IATA’s 74th Annual General Meeting

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Sydney for IATA’s 74th Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Sydney, Australia, for the Association’s 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. Topics to be addres...
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Industry meets to review European flight time and fatigue rules

Industry meets to review European flight time and fatigue rules

Some180 aviation industry representatives participated in a workshop on flight time limitation (FTL) rules and fatigue risk management (FRM), giving their views on European rules which have been in force for more than two years. The workshop touched on iss...
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Major DFW airport runway rehabilitation to begin May 24

Major DFW airport runway rehabilitation to begin May 24

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) will launch a major rehabilitation project May 24, closing part of its Runway 17-Center/35-Center (17C/35C) and beginning work on replacing the center third of the 13,400-ft. runway. The new runway will include sp...
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ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security

ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security

ICAO joins forces with United Nations on airport security. ICAO has signed an MOU with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to cooperate on international air transport security. The intent of the partnership is to provide a...
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Airlines Need to Work Harder to Recruit More Female Pilots

Airlines Need to Work Harder to Recruit More Female Pilots

Take What’s most remarkable about the lack of gender diversity among airline pilots is how persistent it has been. Despite plenty of talk about attracting more women into the role, they are still a tiny minority. Airlines need to do...
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IATA Honors its 2018 Top-performing Training Partners

IATA Honors its 2018 Top-performing Training Partners

International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training awarded its 2018 Premier Circle winners as well as its Regional Top-performing Training Partners as a part of its prestigious training partner’s recognition program.  More than 450 IATA global trai...
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Trump unveils tariff plan on Chinese aircraft imports

Trump unveils tariff plan on Chinese aircraft imports

Aircraft, jet engines and helicopters made in China are among 1,300 product categories that will face a 25% tariff if imported into the USA, the Trump Administration proposed on 3 April. If the tariffs are approved, China’s relatively small but...
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