tip off
AIR SAFETY |

Pel-Air crash victim Karen Casey speaks of her suffering

Nurse Karen Casey’s comment on the most recent Pel-Air story has been given a post of its own because some readers may not always have the time to follow the discussions that articles give rise to.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Pel-Air: Is 2nd rate crash report good enough for Australia?

For months Plane Talking  has been asking the office of the Minister responsible for aviation, Warren Truss, for updates on the Pel-Air issues.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Is the Pel-Air cover-up going to drag on forever?

It isn’t known when the  Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s review of the how the ATSB handled its botched accident investigation into the 2009 Pel-Air crash will be released, but some sort of struggle to prevent it being made public has been going on behind the scenes for months.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Lion Air of Indonesia damned by Bali crash inquiry

Those who need to fly between the many islands of Indonesia’s vast, exciting, and spectacular archipelago need to read reports like this one just published on Flightglobal.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH370 Investigators ping media about important phone call

There are two possible reasons why a satellite phone on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 didn’t respond to calls from frantic airline officials after it went missing on 8 March. One would be that a conscious decision was made not to take the call, and the other, that there was no one near it who [...]

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH370 Two very ugly scenarios get some detailed attention

Two detailed, reasonable, and deeply disturbing hypothetical scenarios seeking to explain the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been posted by Jeff Wise, a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics and the author of Extreme Fear.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH17 preliminary report due first week of September

The Netherlands investigation into the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine on 17 July will be released in the first week of September.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Why did Qantas persist with Iraq overflights for so long?

Serious questions remain unanswered about the inability of Qantas to take on board security advice from its business partner Emirates when the latter announced on 28 July its intention to cease Iraq overflights which crossed ISIS contested regions of that country.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Was MH370 a botched hack attack that killed 239 people?

The possibility that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was destroyed because of a botched hack attack on its computers and electrical systems will force itself back into the spotlight this week at the Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Qantas stops Iraq overflights

On 28 July we asked how long would it take for Qantas to discontinue its overflights of Iraq while its partner Emirates considered them too unsafe? The answer is five and a half days.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

War zone flights meeting puts safety onus back on airlines

Carriers like Malaysia Airlines, or Lufthansa, or KLM, that think they can fly where someone else tells them it is safe to do so have been rebuffed on the sidelines of a industry crisis meeting in Canada called to consider the MH17 shoot down.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Malaysia Airlines kept apart from Tiger at Adelaide Airport

An incident involving Malaysia Airlines and Tigerair Australia at Adelaide Airport yesterday underlines the importance of a vigilant tower when an airline, in this case a local low cost carrier, stuffs up.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Black box reports ‘confirm’ missile strike on MH17

Updated  It has taken a day longer than most observers expected for reports as to what was learned from MH17′s ‘black box’ flight recorders to leak out, and it is no surprise that they are claimed to confirm that Malaysia Airlines 777 and the 298 people on board were brought down by a missile warhead [...]

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Qantas to fly where Emirates fears to go, but for how long?

It isn’t clear for how long Emirates and Qantas will be saying different things about the missile risk over Iraq, but for the time being Qantas is going to fly where its business partner fears to go, right across territory contested by the ISIS insurgency.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH17 Admissions of safety failure by Malaysia Airlines?

Malaysia Airlines’ airline’s commercial director, Hugh Dunleavy, is reported to have made a series of comments about the MH17 shoot down which might cause dismay among industry observers.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH370 Does this video hold the key to the mystery?

The silence from Boeing and safety regulators about a troubling security hole in Boeing 777s is of concern. It existed on the 777 that mysteriously disappeared while operating Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with 239 people on board between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing on 8 March.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

Israel flights grounded after rocket attack on key airport

Unlike the situation in Ukraine, it has only taken one rocket which landed near Israel’s gateway Ben Gurion Airport at Tel Aviv  to shut down foreign carrier flights to and from Israel.

READ MORE
AIR SAFETY |

MH17 Rebuild confidence pledge may be poorly timed

At a time when the media is full of confronting images from the MH17 disaster scene in east Ukraine, Malaysia Airlines has today issued statements that could reflect very poorly on the competency and judgement of its management.

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...