Tag: inspector

A push for market liberalization in the Caribbean

Seth Miller Seth Miller- June 12, 2019 23:05

Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives from airlines, ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019 20:02

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts to pursue an economic diplomacy. The scope of economic diplomacy ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of safety experts, pilots, and flight ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 12:55

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house music over 3 floors. This flashy gay and mixed nightclub ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This little-known provision of U.S. law ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and longtime member of the FAA ... Read More

Helicopter crash in Nepal: tourism minister on board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 09:32

A helicopter carrying six persons including Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari has crashed in Pathibhara, Taplejung on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials at the Ministry of Home Affairs. ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage from the scene also capturing ... Read More

How American Airlines chill the blood of conscientious aircraft mechanics

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 17, 2018 07:24

Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance discrepancies, take shortcuts with maintenance ... Read More

Inspector general of police comes to the aid of Air Uganda

editor editor- January 16, 2010 04:45

In view of apparently dropping passenger numbers, which aviation observers connect and attribute to the recent threats made against Air Uganda, the Ugandan Inspector General of Police made a public ... Read More

TSA fires back: Blames airline for security violation

editor editor- August 22, 2008 02:35

Even though its inspector's actions caused nine American Eagle planes to be grounded in Chicago this week, the Transporatation Security Administration says it may pursue action against the airline for Read More

Inspector may have found airline security breach, TSA says

editor editor- August 21, 2008 01:59

A federal safety inspector who boarded a number of American Eagle jets by grabbing a sensitive instrument, prompting nine planes to be grounded, was looking for security lapses -- and ... Read More

The tourism inspector is a monkey – seriously

editor editor- June 26, 2008 04:16

Town hall staff in a Poland town have put a chimp on the payroll as a tourism promotions inspector. Read More