ATCA Headline News

ATCA Headline News

November 2, 2012

IN THIS ISSUE

How Airlines Are Getting Back on Track After Sandy

NTSB warns of hidden hazards at plane crash sites

Legalized slot trading comes a step closer in Europe

IATA: Aviation robust despite ongoing global recession

Airport gets its own slippery-surface website

FAA upgrades Israel’s aviation safety rating

 

How Airlines Are Getting Back on Track After Sandy

Airports directly affected by superstorm Sandy are slowly getting back up to speed, and stranded passengers, airplanes and crews around the country are once again on the move.

WIRED, Full Story

 

NTSB warns of hidden hazards at plane crash sites

Federal officials said Thursday more needs to be done to warn rescuers of special dangers at the scene of small plane crashes. Although firefighters are well versed about the dangers of burning fuel and sharp debris, they may not be aware that some aviation systems — systems considered safety devices aloft — become especially hazardous on the ground.

CNN, Full Story

 

Legalized slot trading comes a step closer in Europe

European Union (EU) transport ministers have agreed a general approach on proposed changes to the 1993 slot allocation rules that could make it legal for airlines to buy and sell slots.

Air Transport World, Full Story

 

IATA: Aviation robust despite ongoing global recession

The International Air Transport Association has announced global traffic results for September showing a continued slowdown in the rate of traffic growth.

Breaking Travel News Full Story

 

Airport gets its own slippery-surface website

Winnipeg’s airport now broadcasts surface conditions, in real time, to pilots preparing to touch down.

Winnipeg Sun, Full Story

 

FAA upgrades Israel’s aviation safety rating 

The Federal Aviation Administration says Israel is now complying with international aviation standards and its U.S. safety rating has been upgraded.

US News & World Report, Full Story

 

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