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?
Neighbors to European Airports ARE BEGINNING to benefit from Optimal Profile Descent (OPD) implementation around the continent. Why has the incredibly green EU been so slow in adding OPD to its environmental efforts?
The new Chairman and President of the Aerospace Industries of America, David Melcher, expressed “concerns” about ATC privatization. It will be interesting to see if the AIA comments impact this debate.
2016 is set to be one of the safest years in aviation history. Our industry should be proud, but what may be the causes and how can we do better?
After 3 years, Norwegian Air International (NAI) was issued the final grant of foreign air carrier authority by the US DOT. NAI’s bureaucratic voyage to the U.S. has been an exceedingly slow process.