If an airline is a business goal and you you have the capital, there is a way to your goal. FAA regulations are demanding, but possible.Read More
How well is Part 117 being implemented? The SMS experience has shown that solutions designed to respond to a specific airline’s profile are preferable to many universal regulatory fixes. Maybe here, too?
More than 50,000 girls and women will attend events on four continents during the 7th annual Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 6- 12. They will meet women who chose a career in the aviation industry, learn about past women of aviation’s contributions, visit various work environments, and try some of the activities, including flying in small aircraft at some locations.
A new study about pilot mental health published by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health concludes “hundreds of pilots currently flying are managing depressive symptoms perhaps without the possibility of treatment due to the fear of negative career impacts.”
Washington is not a place where the players advertise their positions. In absence of clear messages, one must read tea leaves. Neither NATCA, a proponent, nor ALPA, an opponent of ATC Privatization, has reasserted its position on the Shuster proposal, which may be insignificant or may be an inkling of their lack of prioritization.
Lufthansa plans to help you adjust to jet lag by using chronobiology, the science of studying the effects of day and night-time biorhythms on humans, and equipping its A350-900 with lighting designed to fit with the day and night-time biorhythms of their passengers.
Nonstop service between Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) was announced. The new route is estimated to bring $10 million to the District in total economic impact and $30 million annually to the region. This economic bridge should provide leverage for the FAA to deal with India’s CAA.
It appears a new approach should be tried in solving the recent passenger gun problem. Safety risk assessment (SRA) uses a risk based methodology to examine the range of risks encountered every day and using the risk and hazard process.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced an agreement with United to protect its employees from future injuries by improving its baggage-handling operation. It’s possible that the Secretary-nominee might reverse the previous agreements with OSHA and, if issued, would fall on Administrator Huerta to realign the policy within the FAA.
Blue Grass Airport is leasing a Cork & Barrel retail bourbon store beyond the security checkpoint. Passengers will be able to buy and travel with alcohol in their carry-on bags… A catalyst for mayhem?