Friday, January 11, 2013

FAA to Review Design, Manufacture and Assembly of Boeing 787

After a spate of recent high-profile mishaps involving Boeing's new 787 aircraft, the FAA has announced plans for a comprehensive review of the aircraft.  

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

ICAO to Address Air Traffic Controller Fatigue

According to Air Traffic Management, ICAO will begin work this year on developing SARPs pertaining to air traffic controller fatigue risk management. The hope is that the SARPs would be ready for adoption in 2015.

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Qatar Airways, Gulf Air to Operate Domestic Flights In Saudi Arabia

In the waning days of 2012 Saudi Arabia announced that it had chosen Qatar Airways and Gulf Air to be the two foreign carriers granted permission to serve domestic routes within Saudi Arabia. The move is intended to increase competition within Saudi Arabia's domestic market in order to benefit passengers.

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