- Norway Confirms Cause of Fatal Airbus Helicopter Crash in 2016[Apr. 28, 2017]
The fatal crash of an Airbus helicopter in Norway last year was the result of metal fatigue in the aircraft's gearbox, the country's Accident Investigation Board (AIBN) said in a report on Friday, confirming its initial findings last June.
- Jet Airways Suspends Pilot over Racism, Assault Claims[Apr. 26, 2017]
Indian carrier Jet Airways said Wednesday it had suspended a foreign pilot from flying duty over allegations that he assaulted a woman and hurled racist abuse at another passenger on a domestic flight.
- DGCA Grounds Foreign Pilot for Fake Medical Record[Apr. 26, 2017]
In a possible first, an expat pilot working with an Indian charter company has been barred from flying in the country for allegedly fudging his medical tests. Pilots need to be healthy -- both physically and mentally -- and require valid medical certificates to prove their fitness and operate flights.
- States Alarmed by Laser Strikes on Aircraft Are Passing Laws[Apr. 25, 2017]
- Analysis Sheds Light on Doomed Flight[Apr. 22, 2017]
Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean, officials said on Friday.
- Drift Analysis Says MH370 Likely Crashed North of Search[Apr. 21, 2017]
Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean, officials said Friday.
- Caught on Camera: Passenger Attacks an American Airlines Pilot While Exiting Plane[Apr. 20, 2017]
- Man Arrested in Assault on Pilbara Plane[Apr. 19, 2017]
A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting a female flight attendant on a plane that was due to leave Port Hedland in WA's Pilbara.
- Pilot Turns Plane around for Elderly Couple so They Could Visit Dying Grandson[Apr. 16, 2017]
- Airlines and Airports Look to Biometrics to Improve the Passenger Experience[Apr. 11, 2017]
Recently, passengers on some KLM flights departing Amsterdam haven't shown a boarding pass to get on a plane. They haven't needed to show their IDs, nor have they interacted with an agent at the boarding door.