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The news messages presented on this page are produced by the Electronic Media Monitoring service provided by DG Joint Research Centre in co-operation with DG Communication. Every 15 minutes aviation (safety) related news is extracted from the Internet. By clicking on the titles of the news items a seperate window/tab is opened containing the original article. Occasionally, news items can be presented which are not related to aviation safety but anyway match sufficient search terms.

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Monday, 17 December 2018 02:24
The pilot who crashed a 1950s-era fighter plane into waters off the coast of Honolulu, is crediting a bystander who untangled his parachute with helping to save his life. Matt Pothier, 47, ejected himself from a plane Thursday after the plane...
Monday, 17 December 2018 02:22
When the leaders of global airlines posed for a photo in June, there were 25 men in dark suits and a lone woman in the last seat on the far right. That could be changing, but very slowly. Air France announced that Anne Rigail will take over as...
Monday, 17 December 2018 02:21
KOLKATA: Passengers at Kolkata airport have been complaining of being stuck in long queues at the security-check area since the start of last week. This delay, they said, has forced several fliers to report late for boarding and has led to...
Monday, 17 December 2018 02:01
‘I had a bad feeling…’: Dancing With The Stars judge Donnie Burns reveals how he CANCELLED flight tickets for doomed Lockerbie plane – as other stars reveal how they also dodged death Dancing with the Stars judge Donnie Burns, from Scotland, and...
Monday, 17 December 2018 02:01
By Tendai Rupapa and Talent Chimutambgi. ELEVEN people died on spot and several others were seriously injured yesterday when two commuter omnibuses collided head-on along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway, marking a bloody start to the festive...
Monday, 17 December 2018 01:36
Qantas and Virgin Australia are joining the low-cost airlines in enforcing limits that have been in place for more than 20 years but not policed. The standard limit is 7kg and the bag size is a linear measurement of 115cm which is, for example,...
Monday, 17 December 2018 00:53
The passengers milled about in confusion, staring at departure-gate signs as they searched for their flights. One security checkpoint seemed promising, but it had no staff, so the passengers rushed back and hunted for a new entrance. It was...
Monday, 17 December 2018 00:42
. Breaking News December 17, 2018 06:36. By Agence France-Presse The Hague. Heavy fog over the Netherlands forced at least one airport to close its runways and divert inbound flights Sunday, leaving thousands of passengers stranded, the...
Monday, 17 December 2018 00:36
Tendai Rupapa & Talent Chimutambgi ELEVEN people died on spot and several others were seriously injured yesterday when two commuter omnibuses collided head-on along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway, marking a bloody start to the festive season...
Monday, 17 December 2018 00:34
Virgin Galactic LLC, Richard Branson’s space-tourism venture, reached the edge of space in a test flight Thursday, four years after a fatal accident set back the project, in a feat expected to accelerate commercial efforts to send tourists and...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:58
Judah 1, a company that started by transporting missionaries around the world, has announced it's expanding to become the world's first Christian airline. With the slogan 'God's love, our wings', the airline has made it its mission to spread the...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:58
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 10.9 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements between January and September. A statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:44
Aid poured into disaster-ravaged Palu on Sunday after days of delays, as efforts ramped up to reach 200 000 people in desperate need following a deadly quake-tsunami in the Indonesian city. Planeloads of food, clean water and other essentials...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:33
Shipowners and operators who have not already done so, should undertake risk assessments and incorporate measures to deal with cyber risks in their ship’s safety management systems (SMS) and crew awareness training. While the IMO has given...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:32
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a total of 10.9 million passengers passed through Nigerian airports in 163,646 aircraft movements between January and September. A statistics obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:07
Americas. The US Navy is pouring more money into US, UK submarine fire control systems research. General Dynamics is receiving a $35 million contract modification that provides for R&D, and sustainment efforts for the US, UK SSBN Fire Control...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:57
Jaw-dropping footage shows how a massive RAF carrier performed a series of test landings at a beach in Wales. The A400 Atlas transport plane undertook the gravity-defying maneuvers at Pembury Beach in Carmarthenshire. In the video, the hulking...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:54
The Ethiopian Airline has called upon Kenyan Airline (KQ) to partner in joint procurement of aircraft equipment and lower the cost of operation. Ethiopian airline strategic planning and alliance vice-president Henok Teferra said this was one way...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:54
This weekend’s wet weather conditions have caused havoc on Devon and Cornwall’s roads with a number of crashes taking place across the two counties. Cornwall Live, Plymouth Live and Devon Live have reported on a variety of incidents, some of...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:46
SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will be increasing flight frequency to Cairns, Australia. With effect from 2 June 2019, Cairns will be served with a daily flight, up from the current five flights per week. “We are proud to...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:43
As Boeing and Airbus head into the new year, the world’s dominant aircraft manufacturers face their own separate challenges but share one common issue: reaching their targeted output on single-aisle and widebody aircraft. Deep structural change...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:30
This statement was originally published on on 12 December 2018. ARTICLE 19 condemns the decision of the Chelmsford Crown Court to convict the so-called Stansted 15 protestors under terror-related legislation. The charges are hugely...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:25
Offering superior private jet travel experiences valued by luxury travellers, Jet Set X, an exclusive members only club, has appointed Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X as the aircraft of choice and Jetex as the Official FBO for the Middle East with...
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:24
Autonomy Capital Lp increased its stake in Irsa Inversiones Y Rep S A (IRS) by 1432.24% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Autonomy Capital Lp bought 843,515 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.56% with the market....
Sunday, 16 December 2018 22:21
Under the proposals, the Government would publicly say that no one should book a holiday beyond March 29 - the date we legally leave the EU. Holiday companies which face huge losses from any disruption could get compensation from the state. A...