Aviation Industry to Launch UK Awareness Campaign on Consequences of Irresponsible Drinking when Travelling

Aviation Industry to Launch UK Awareness Campaign on Consequences of Irresponsible Drinking when Travelling

Travel retailers, airports and airlines have joined forces to unveil a summer passenger awareness campaign to encourage people to fly responsibly. It reminds passengers of the costs of drinking to excess when travelling by air. These include the risks of...
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Increased cooperation between the EU and the US in the field of certification

Increased cooperation between the EU and the US in the field of certification

An amendment to revision 6 of the Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP) for Airworthiness and Environmental Certification was signed by the EASA & FAA Certification Directors on Friday 22nd June 2018 at the 17th Annual FAA-EASA International Safety Con...
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Aero Gear Expands Facilities, Capabilities for New Engine Programs

Aero Gear Expands Facilities, Capabilities for New Engine Programs

The gearbox manufacturer expects to increase production output by 20% over the next year. Aero Gear has expanded its Windsor, Connecticut manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for new aircraft. The expansion includes $3 million worth of new high techno...
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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 seek...
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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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