The unprecedented and ongoing examination of aircraft certification triggered by the two Boeing 737 MAX accidents has identified several areas that must change to improve outcomes, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said.
IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac said “preventing fragmentation” between international regulators remains the group’s foremost concern regarding the return-to-service of the Boeing 737 MAX.
A French court has appointed a temporary administrator of Aigle Azur in the latest twist in a saga that has seen some of the airline’s shareholders unsuccessfully attempt to take control of the company in a dispute over strategy.
Britain’s aerospace industry has cautiously welcomed the appointment of new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson but worries remain about the threat of a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31.
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced bipartisan legislation that would eliminate the federal cap on the passenger facility charge (PFC) that U.S. airports use to finance infrastructure projects.
The UK government has completed a consultation on its ‘Aviation 2050’ strategic plan, with a white paper scheduled for release later in 2019, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
Boeing 757 operators have been ordered to inspect aileron components following an in-service report of an issue that limited a flight crew’s ability to move the flight-control surfaces.
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted along party lines to advance the nomination of Steve Dickson to head the FAA, setting the stage for a showdown on the Senate floor over whistleblower allegations that surfaced recently regarding his tenure as Delta Air Lines SVP-flight operations.
The FAA has issued multiple waivers allowing operators to fly parachute-equipped drones over people.