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  • No need to revise cockpit door rules after A320 crash: EASA


    ​European safety authorities believe there is no need to amend requirements on secure cockpit doors in the wake of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash.


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  • BEA plans A320 flight to validate Germanwings CVR data


    Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of...


  • OPINION: Why Norway is challenging pilot employment rules


    ​The way in which international airlines are conducting business in a globalised marketplace is, in some cases, taking...


  • IATA expresses concerns on Germanwings investigation


    ​IATA director general Tony Tyler has called for aircraft accident investigations to be conducted in a...


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  • ANALYSIS: 2015 safety record marred by non-accidents

    News | 27 Jul 2015 09:04 | David Learmount

    The last 18 months have changed perceptions of air traveller safety. The good news is that there continue to be very few serious fatal airline accidents, but that has been offset by three disastrous events that were not accidental.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-2015-safety-record-marred-by-non-accidents-414522/
  • No need to revise cockpit door rules after A320 crash: EASA

    News | 17 Jul 2015 11:01 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​European safety authorities believe there is no need to amend requirements on secure cockpit doors in the wake of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-need-to-revise-cockpit-door-rules-after-A320-crash-EASA-414747/
  • OPINION: Flightdeck doors highlight the safety/security dilemma

    News | 03 Jul 2015 15:29

    ​Safety and security have long formed a comforting ­alliterative pairing in airline circles ­– which disguises the fact that they’re not necessarily the same thing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Flightdeck-doors-highlight-the-safetysecurity-dilemma-414292/
  • Controllers unaware of erratic Germanwings altitude selections

    News | 08 May 2015 11:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    French air traffic controllers were unaware of highly-unusual altitude selections being made on the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 during its prior flight to Barcelona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Controllers-unaware-of-erratic-Germanwings-altitude-selections-412115/
  • Germanwings crash: Extreme altitude selections recorded on prior flight

    News | 06 May 2015 12:13 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Investigators have disclosed that the altitude selector on the ill-fated Germanwings Airbus A320 was adjusted to extreme values several times, in the captain’s absence, during the previous outbound flight to Barcelona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanwings-crash-Extreme-altitude-selections-recorded-on-prior-flight-411998/
  • BEA plans A320 flight to validate Germanwings CVR data

    News | 23 Apr 2015 14:44 | Michael Gubisch

    Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BEA-plans-A320-flight-to-validate-Germanwings-CVR-data-411534/