Tag: probe

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 22:25

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of Russia’s aviation industry, with pilots lacking qualification and outdated safety ... Read More

“Foreign object” damaging wiring: Boeing whistleblowers report new issue with 737 Max

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:03

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering an entirely new angle on its investigation into Boeing’s 737 Max line of jets after a company insider called a hotline to ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.  The ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... 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

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:17

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took the office in 2016 after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff ... Read More

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 15:40

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, killing all 157 people on board. The ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Too soon to rule out sabotage in Ethiopian Air crash

editor editor- February 12, 2010 06:59

Ethiopian Airlines said it was too soon to exclude any possibility including sabotage as the cause of a Boeing Co. 737 crash that killed 90 people off the Lebanese coast ... Read More

Claims of regional air safety progress questioned

editor editor- February 12, 2010 05:27

A year after the fiery crash of a regional airliner killed 50 people near Buffalo, N.Y., regulators have missed their own deadlines for pilot-fatigue regulations for the smaller carriers and ... Read More

Schumer wants probe of frequent flier mile claims

editor editor- November 23, 2009 04:56

ALBANY, N.Y. — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal review of complaints by consumers that they are losing millions of frequent flier miles without notice in confusing ... Read More

FAA probe of American Airlines expands

editor editor- October 19, 2009 04:17

The Federal Aviation Administration may be expanding its investigation into suspected structural problems found in a small portion of American Airlines jets, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read More

Senator seeks regional airline safety probe

editor editor- May 20, 2009 04:12

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate's aviation panel is asking a government watchdog to investigate safety enforcement at regional airlines. Read More

Small airlines’ safety standards probed at hearing

editor editor- May 15, 2009 03:36

Determining whether regional airlines meet the same safety standards as big carriers is “crucial” as investigators probe a Pinnacle Airlines Corp. plane crash that killed 50 people, a U.S. Read More

EU probes oneworld, Star airline alliances

editor editor- April 21, 2009 03:32

The Star Alliance and oneworld frequent-flier alliances are at the center of a competition probe, according to various media reports out today. Read More

EU probes Lufthansa Brussels Airlines deal

editor editor- January 27, 2009 02:06

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union is investigating whether the proposed takeover of Brussels Airlines by Germany's Lufthansa AG impedes fair and open competition in the airline sector. Read More

Government probes illegal tourism operators

editor editor- August 20, 2008 03:10

Government has established a task force to investigate illegal operations in the tourism industry, a cabinet minister has said. Read More

Cruising is fun. But is it safe?

editor editor- June 20, 2008 03:43

Washington — Protecting the millions of Americans embarking on foreign-flagged cruise ships each year from crimes and accidents has become a high-profile issue for Congress as victims and their advocates ... Read More

KLM says involved in EU probe on Europe-Japan airline routes

editor editor- March 12, 2008 03:14

AMSTERDAM - A spokeswoman for KLM said the Dutch airline is among those companies involved in an EU probe into anti-competitive practices on routes between Europe and Japan. 'The airline ... Read More

Tourism officers under probe

editor editor- January 15, 2008 04:30

Kuala Lumpur - Two senior officers in the Tourism Ministry are under internal investigation for alleged misappropriation of government funds. Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said the investigations ... Read More

New EU probe into Greek airline

editor editor- December 20, 2007 05:45

(TVLW) - Olympic Airlines, the loss-making Greek carrier, faces a fresh blow today when the European Commission opens new investigations into whether it is receiving illegal state aid. Read More