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EU-US dialogue on Norwegian Air International should focus on Aviation Safety

Norwegian Air International (Norwegian.com) (Oslo) is a very controversial applicant for a US foreign air carrier permit from the US Department of Transportation. The EU (European Commission) has requested an urgent, unprecedented meeting with the…



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IG’s Report on FSDO Certification Priorities overlooks less bureaucratic Options

The interplay among Congress, US DoT Inspector General and the FAA about the delay in issuance of certificates leads to conclusions, typically critical, about Flight Standards District Offices. Review of those IG points and of…




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ICAA’s attainment of ICAO Top 20 list must inspire Constant Attention to Safety Culture

ARTICLE: ISRAELI CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY IS AMONG WORLD’S TOP 20 AGENCIES As often mentioned, the drive for safety culture is tenuous and requires constant attention. The Israeli Civil Aviation Authority has demonstrated that hypothesis- having…



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IAA’s Reliance on its Past Regulating is not Prologue to Surveilling Norwegian Air Shuttle’s Future

ARTICLE: Irish Authority Rebuffs Attacks on Its Safety Oversight Aside from the almost constant complaints about the Ryanair operations and the attendant questions whether it has been adequately scrutinized, the Irish Aviation Authority is defending…