Tag: fatigue

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. A widely published case of ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered by private customers. The aircraft ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in situations where individuals are undertaking ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

editor editor- March 6, 2019 02:08

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) shows that night flights and ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. Those with a fear of ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 16:20

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and the oldest in the world with uninterrupted operations. In order ... Read More

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

editor editor- December 24, 2018 18:10

The most exciting 2019 SPA trends are good news for nature and lovers. Read More

Air Georgian supports amendments to Pilot Flight, Duty, Fatigue, and Rest regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 13:07

Air Georgian Limited announced today they support the amendments to the Pilot Flight, Duty, and Fatigue/Rest times published today. While no set of regulations can be expected to entirely address ... Read More

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 11:02

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots across Canada who fly the vast majority of Canadian overseas flights, ... Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:16

Canadians, visitors and business travellers deserve and rely on fit and well-rested flight crews to move them across Canada and around the world. Transport Canada recognizes that fatigue must be ... Read More

Canadian statement regarding the release of new air fatigue regulations

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 09:42

Today, the Minister of Transport announced new fatigue regulations to improve air travel safety for passengers and flight crews. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is pleased to see ... Read More

Avoiding worst affects of jet lag while traveling

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 08:25

For every traveler, sleep deprivation known as jet lag, is always a real possibility. Don’t let the name confuse you, jet lag can affect you whether you are flying, driving ... Read More

FAA, air traffic controllers reach agreement on new fatigue rules

editor editor- July 6, 2011 07:34

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association announced details Friday of a new agreement on fatigue recommendations in the aftermath of several incidents in Read More

FAA to propose new rules aimed at reducing pilot fatigue

editor editor- September 10, 2010 00:21

After a regional airliner crashed in western New York a year and a half ago, killing 50 people, the Obama administration promised swift action to prevent similar tragedies. Read More

FAA seeks data on pilots skipping sleep night before flight

editor editor- February 26, 2010 05:18

U.S. airline regulators will seek data on how many pilots skip sleep the night before a flight, after a crash near Buffalo, New York, raised fatigue concerns. Read More

New fatigue rules called for by carriers, pilots unions

editor editor- September 11, 2009 05:18

Representatives of the airline industry and pilots unions agreed to an overhaul of rules aimed at combating cockpit fatigue, according to people familiar with the situation, a move that could ... Read More

Fighting pilots’ fatigue might require new rules

editor editor- September 2, 2009 06:30

WASHINGTON — Crowded skies and exhausted pilots are a bad mix, the airline industry and pilot unions agree, but they're struggling over what to do about it. Read More