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IATA seeks antitrust immunity to address blocked funds in Venezuela

IATA seeks antitrust immunity to address blocked funds in Venezuela

🕔19:17, 22.Sep 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has filed a request for antitrust immunity with the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow airlines to discuss options to maintain connectivity to Venezuela in light of the Venezuelan government’s continuing refusal to release

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Debris confirmed as MH370

Debris confirmed as MH370

🕔10:29, 16.Sep 2016

A section of an outboard wing flap found on Pemba Airline in Tanzania in June has been confirmed to be part of the missing MH370, according to Malaysian transport minister Seri Liow Tiong Lai, who stated that the serial number

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IATA condemns ATC strikes

IATA condemns ATC strikes

🕔09:24, 16.Sep 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has condemned the effects of air traffic controller strikes, which have caused 1 million minutes of delay across Europe this year, and called for governments to take steps to ensure service continuity in the

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Thailand CAAT begins safety audits

Thailand CAAT begins safety audits

🕔15:09, 14.Sep 2016

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) is beginning airline inspections of Thai-registered airlines to be able to reissue Air Operator Certificates (AOCs), which it hopes will lead to the lifting of red flags by EASA. Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways

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NTSB: Southwest 737 engine failure investigation update

NTSB: Southwest 737 engine failure investigation update

🕔13:12, 13.Sep 2016

As part of its ongoing investigation of an August 27, 2016, uncontained engine failure on Southwest Airlines flight 3472, the National Transportation Safety Board issued an investigative update yesterday. The uncontained engine failure happened on a 737-700 enroute from New

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ENAC investigating Meridiana

ENAC investigating Meridiana

🕔11:35, 12.Sep 2016

Meridiana fly and sister carrier Air Italy are being investigated by the Italian civil aviation authority, Ente Nazionale per l’Aviazione Civile (ENAC), following a series of incidents with each operators’ aircraft. A Meridiana fly MD-82 suffered a hydraulic failure in

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FAA Statement on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices

FAA Statement on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices

🕔13:21, 9.Sep 2016

In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has strongly advised passengers not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow

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Aviation industry calls for urgent action on drone safety

Aviation industry calls for urgent action on drone safety

🕔13:13, 9.Sep 2016

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA), together with ECA, IATA, EHA, ACI EUROPE, IACA, A4E, IFALPA, IFATCA and CANSO, have jointly called for a number of urgent measures to be taken to ensure the safe operation of drones and to

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Airline passenger data sharing deal between EU and Canada violates EU privacy laws

Airline passenger data sharing deal between EU and Canada violates EU privacy laws

🕔13:07, 9.Sep 2016

An airline passenger data-sharing deal between the EU and Canada, created to help fight terrorism, has been declared as too invasive and in violation of EU privacy laws by legal adviser to the EU’s top court, Advocate General Paolo Mengozzi.

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Republic reaches deal with American

Republic reaches deal with American

🕔11:09, 9.Sep 2016

Republic Airways Holdings has reached a deal to continue providing regional flights for American Airlines, which clears the path to exiting bankruptcy. The agreement with American accounts for about half of Republic’s revenue. The agreement initially reduces Republic’s flying for

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