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July 26, 2016, 8:32 AM

Pilots' Federation Calls for 'Just Culture,' Fatigue Management

Carriers should implement data-driven fatigue risk management systems, says the International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations

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Jun 14, 2010 - 7:14 AM
Boeing has begun assembling the fuselage of the first <link news/single-news-page/article/further-delay-for-747-8-intercontinental-20437/ _blank>747-8 Inte
MTU Aero Engines has found a way to make blade tip hard-facing affordable, th...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:32 AM
Composites and other new and expensive materials play key roles in the engines that will power new single-aisle airliners, such as the Comac C919, Bombardi
By the end of 2010, Emirates expects to have taken delivery of 15 A380s out o...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:27 AM
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy remains optimistic, even when faced with no increase in deliveries of new aircraft in 2010; one man’s zero growth is an
Boeing's decision to retrofit new engines on the 737 could depend as much on ...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:21 AM
Boeing's decision to <link news/single-news-page/article/talk-of-narrowbody-re-engine-prospects-intensifies-22691/ _blank>re-engine the existing 737</link>
GEnx-1B turbofans power the fifth 787 prototype. Boeing has advertised a stan...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:14 AM
It seems Boeing hasn’t convinced everyone of the value of its standard engine interface feature on the 787 Dreamliner, which the company says allows quick
Both United and Continental hold orders for Boeing 787s. Continental recently...
Jun 11, 2010 - 8:06 AM
An analysis of the competitive effects of the <link news/single-news-page/article/time-appears-right-for-united-airlines-continental-merger-24870/ _blank>p
Jun 10, 2010 - 12:39 PM
President Obama’s 180-day moratorium on deepwater oil drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico is beginning to pinch helicopter operators there.
Jun 9, 2010 - 9:33 AM
Boeing has begun accepting delivery of major structural parts again for the 787 and plans to begin joining all the sections of the 23rd Dreamliner next Mon
Jun 8, 2010 - 7:15 AM
Dubai’s Emirates Airline has ordered a further 32 A380s from Airbus, raising its firm order total for double-deck transport to 90 aircraft.
Jun 7, 2010 - 9:13 AM
The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) issued a rather stunning projection today that the world’s airlines will actually turn a profit thi