Tag: European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Ground handlers welcome EASA's proposed regulations

Ground handlers welcome EASA’s proposed regulations

This week, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced regulatory proposals for ground handling operations at EU airports - a move that ground handlers have praised with "excitement". For some time ground handlers and service providers have called on EASA to introduce regulations i...

CAAi-led consortium to study the impact of security measures on aviation safety

Following a call for tender, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded a new contract for a research project to a consortium formed by CAA International (CAAi), APAVE Aeroservices and CASRA. The three-year project, the first of its kind, will examine the impact of aviation secu...

Guidance to Remove Mask Mandate a Step Towards Normality

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed new guidance from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) removing its recommendation that masks should be required in-flight. EASA’s updated Aviation Health Safety Protocol, published 11 May, calls for the mandatory mask rule to be...

Aircraft operations must not suffer from political interference – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to maintain the critical separation between politics and aviation safety issues. The call followed the latest development in events following the incident when Ryanair FR4978 was intercepted ov...

Bavaria’s Hub to Act as Test Airport for EASA Recommendations on Infection Prevention

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has added Munich Airport to its list of pilot airports intended to set an example of safe travel during the COVID‑19 pandemic. These international airports, also including Frankfurt, Brussels, Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam, are to...

Vision Air Receives The EASA Third Country Operator Safety Authorization

Vision Air has announced that they have received the EASA Third Country Operator Safety Authorization (TCO). All non-EU commercial operators wishing to fly to the European Union are required to hold the authorization certifying their compliance with international ICAO safety standards. Such auth...

VDTM receives EASA approval for Boeing 777-200/-300 maintenance at Sheremetyevo

VDTM receives EASA approval for Boeing 777-200/-300 maintenance at Sheremetyevo

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM) has received the approval of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the maintenance of Boeing 777-200/-300 aircraft at Sheremetyevo Airport. Currently, specialists of the Line Maintenance Station (LMS) at Sheremetyevo Airport provide maintenance to thre...

Passengers stranded after regulators ground Turkmenistan Airlines

Passengers stranded after regulators ground Turkmenistan Airlines

Passengers flying from the UK with Turkmenistan Airlines have been stranded after UK and European air regulators grounded the airline for safety reasons. The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said flights from Birmingham and London's Heathrow to Amritsar, and Heathrow to New Delhi - which fly v...

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