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22 June 2018

FAA issues AD for certain Engine Alliance GP7000 engines after A380 uncontained engine failure

22 June 2018

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Engine Alliance  GP7270, GP7272, and GP7277 turbofan engines in the wake of the uncontained engine failure on an Air France Airbus A380.

Audit initiated of FAA’s safety oversight of Southwest Airlines

21 June 2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) has initiated an audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of Southwest Airlines.

NTSB issues final report on British Airways Boeing 777-200 uncontained engine failure at Las Vegas

20 June 2018

The NTSB issued their final report on the September 2015 British Airways Boeing 777-200 uncontained engine failure accident at Las Vegas Airport.

Audit initiated of FAA’s oversight of aircraft evacuation procedures

20 June 2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General has initiated an audit of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) oversight of aircraft evacuation procedures.

EU updates blacklist, removing all airlines from Indonesia

15 June 2018

The European Commission updated its list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, removing all airlines certified in Indonesia are cleared from the list.

Bravo Airways MD-83 suffers runway excursion at Kiev-Sikorsky Airport, Ukraine

14 June 2018

A Bravo Airways MD-83 suffered a runway excursion on landing at Kiev-Sikorsky Airport, Ukraine.

WestJet Boeing 737-700 returns to Calgary after cargo smoke warning

14 June 2018

A WestJet Boeing 737-700 returned to Calgary after a cargo smoke warning; significant heat damage was found in a passenger’s bag.

A LinkPNG DHC-8-200 burned down after being torched at Mendi, Papua New Guinea

14 June 2018

A LinkPNG DHC-8-200 burned down after it was torched by supporters of an election candidate that lost a court case.

Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 damaged after tow tug caught fire at Frankfurt, Germany

11 June 2018

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300 suffered serious damage to the cockpit after the tow tug caught fire at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.

Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter suffers runway excursion accident after landing at Jumla, Nepal

10 June 2018

A Tara Air DHC-6 Twin Otter suffered runway excursion accident after landing at Jumla, Nepal and collided with a fence.