Congress must decide whether FAA or TSA has authority over ion batteries. Ban them from the cargo belly? Or ban laptops from the passenger cabin?
Having demonstrated less than excellent service to their passengers, do you think Congress will be confident in turning the management of the ATO to these same executives?
Sharing and cooperation are essential to this highly connected industry. Compete on economics; collaborate on safety.
Europe is partnering with South Asia to meet the opportunities and challenges of the region, while the FAA is focusing on the Caribbean to increase airport safety and certification.
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?
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.”
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.