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The pilot’s perspective: Common questions from our Ask the Captain column

Added: 20.10.2017 8:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former airline pilot and aviation safety consultant John Cox answers questions from USA TODAY readers about flying.

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Feds urge airlines to ban laptops in checked bags, citing fire, explosion risk

Added: 19.10.2017 18:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a paper filed recently with a U.N. agency that its tests show that...


[Ticker] MEPs and states agree on CO2 exemption for flights

Added: 19.10.2017 7:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Late Wednesday night, negotiators from the European Parliament and national governments agreed with to continue exempting flights going in and out of the EU from the EU's emissions trading system, while talks are ongoing internationally. "We fully support ongoing [International Civil Aviation Organisation] negotiations for the development of comprehensive and unified international rules [on curbing CO2 emissions from flights]," said Estonian environment minister Siim Kiisler.

CNN granted first FAA waiver to fly drones over crowds

Added: 18.10.2017 23:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

The US Federal Aviation Administration says the news network can make routine flights of unmanned aerial vehicles over people.

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Europe to planemakers: Stop buying Kobe Steel products

Added: 18.10.2017 6:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

Europe has issued a warning to the aviation industry: Stop using metal from scandal-plagued Kobe Steel.

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MAG calls for UK-wide aviation strategy

Added: 18.10.2017 5:50 | 5 views | 0 comments

The government’s new aviation strategy should set out an ambitious plan for improving international connectivity from UK airports as part of its vision for a new global Britain, according to MAG.


EU aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel products

Added: 18.10.2017 5:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

EU aviation safety agency recommends companies suspend purchases of Kobe Steel products.

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Officers fired after forcible removal of United passenger

Added: 17.10.2017 21:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight.


Chicago Aviation Dept fires two officers involved in dragging man off flight

Added: 17.10.2017 18:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers for their roles in the forcible removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight in April, an incident that provoked international outrage.


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