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Thai Regulator Delays Issuing New AOCs Due Skills Shortage

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is trying to train additional personnel in a bid to ensure it can maintain adequate regulatory standards.

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May 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
Two of the new breed of big regional jets from the Eastern Hemisphere reached some long-awaited milestones recently, namely the <a href="news/single-news-p
Boeing plans to start building 787s at its new plant in North Charleston, S.C...
May 16, 2011 - 7:43 AM
National Labor Relations Board acting general counsel Lafe Solomon finally responded publicly last week to the uproar from Republican lawmakers and conser
Algae has shown particular promise as a basis for aviation biofuel....
May 16, 2011 - 7:41 AM
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by the aviation industry will increase three-fold by 2050 in spite of an industry goal to cut them in half, according
Embraer executive vice president for the airline market Paulo Cesar de Souza ...
May 16, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Embraer will wait until as late as year-end for Boeing to decide on a plan for a 737 replacement before the Brazilian company commits to a successor for i
RNP-capable aircraft can fly approaches within a tight, linear containment ar...
May 16, 2011 - 7:37 AM
GE Aviation published its second “public-use” required navigation performance (RNP) approach procedure in the U.S., now available for operations into Deadh
Boeing 747-8I RC001 recently completed a series of tests to validate airframe...
May 16, 2011 - 7:35 AM
Boeing’s latest iteration of the 747, the “Dash 8” Intercontinental, recently completed its first series of flight-testing at Moses Lake, Wash., according
DOT Secretary Ray LaHood (Photo: Paul Lowe)...
May 16, 2011 - 7:33 AM
The Regional Airline Association has scheduled Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the exhibit hall Tuesday
May 15, 2011 - 10:10 PM
One year after ash from the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano grounded most aircraft in Europe for several days, ICAO’s European and North At
New scientific research into last year’s eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoku...
May 11, 2011 - 7:04 AM
In late April, scientists from Denmark’s University of Copenhagen and the University of Iceland in Reykjavik <link http://www.pnas.org/content/108/18/7307>
Libyan Airlines grounded its A320s and the rest of its fleet in late March as...
May 9, 2011 - 7:45 AM
The earthquake in Japan and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa interrupted the global air transport industry’s growth trend during March,