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A4E calls on the UK government to abolish Air Passenger Duty to boost British tourism and economy

A4E calls on the UK government to abolish Air Passenger Duty to boost British tourism and economy

🕔10:24, 9.Sep 2016

A4E member airline CEOs Carolyn McCall (easyJet), Willie Walsh (IAG) and Bjørn Kjos (Norwegian) together with A4Es Managing Director Thomas Reynaert have renewed their call on the UK Government to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD). “The UK has the highest

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Hong Kong grants SAA extension

Hong Kong grants SAA extension

🕔15:37, 1.Sep 2016

The authorities in Hong Kong have granted South African Airways (SAA) an extension until September 30 to submit regulatory documents and prevent the airline from being deregistered there. “The extension has given us more room to resolve all matters that

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SAA to fly between Accra and London

SAA to fly between Accra and London

🕔15:33, 1.Sep 2016

South African Airways (SAA) may soon offer flights between Accra and London. SAA has been granted the right to fly from Accra by Ghana. The airline already flies from Accra to Washington DC. Ghana hopes to position Accra as a

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FAA Approves AerSafe to comply with fuel tank flammability reduction rule for Boeing 737 Classics

FAA Approves AerSafe to comply with fuel tank flammability reduction rule for Boeing 737 Classics

🕔16:42, 26.Aug 2016

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of AerSale’s new AerSafe system on the Boeing 737 Classic series aircraft (ST03589NY) in compliance with the Fuel Tank Flammability Reduction (FTFR). This new STC is

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UK CAA seeks legislation over laser pointers

UK CAA seeks legislation over laser pointers

🕔17:41, 25.Aug 2016

Andrew Haines, chief executive of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), has called for people found to be carrying laser pointers to be arrested to help curb the number of laser attacks on aircraft. Although it is an offence to act

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Aerocivil investigates four airlines

Aerocivil investigates four airlines

🕔13:47, 24.Aug 2016

The Special Administrative Unit of Civil Aeronautics (Aerocivil), Colombia’s civil aviation regulator, is investigating Avianca, Aerolínea de Antioquia (ADA), EasyFly, and the state-operated SATENA for alleged failures to comply with various sales practices, such as price changes for tickets and

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SriLankan Airlines suspends drunk pilot

SriLankan Airlines suspends drunk pilot

🕔14:50, 22.Aug 2016

SriLankan Airlines has suspended a captain who failed a breathalyser test just before he was due to fly Flight UL554 from Frankfurt to Colombo. The crew noticed the pilot was visibly drunk and raised the alarm, which held up the

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Mexico and US begin new routes

Mexico and US begin new routes

🕔14:34, 22.Aug 2016

Mexico and the United States have opened up new passenger routes between the two countries following the initiation of a new air transport deal that allows for an unlimited number of flights. The new agreement, which came into force on

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SAA denies grounding threat from Hong Kong

SAA denies grounding threat from Hong Kong

🕔14:33, 22.Aug 2016

The Sunday Times reported yesterday that the Hong Kong registrar of companies has demanded that South African Airways (SAA) submit its annual financial statement by September 6 or face deregistration, which would mean all SAA flights would be grounded to the country.

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Japanese airlines to retain an employee doctor

Japanese airlines to retain an employee doctor

🕔17:20, 17.Aug 2016

From January 2017, commercial airlines operating in Japan will be required to employ a doctor to monitor the health of pilots and other crew members under new rules from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The change

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