Airports

Seletar Airport Raising Ground Handler Standards

August 12, 2013 0

Changi Airport Group-owned (CAG) Seletar Airport, Singapore, has embarked on a full-scale review of the service and safety standards of its ground handling agents, as part of its long-term strategy to position itself as a […]

Air Traffic Control

IATA Claims 2012 is Safest in History

March 4, 2013 1

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the 2012 global accident rate for Western-built jets was the lowest in aviation history. The rate, measured in hull losses per million flights of Western-built jets, […]

Airline Focus

Russian Safety Improvements

June 16, 2011 0

FOLLOWING CRITICISM in the past by IATA for having a safety record that was “well below international standards,” it has been reported in the Russian media that the government has adopted a programme to improve […]

Airline Focus

FAA Drops Safety Rating for Barbados

May 12, 2011 0

THE US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that Barbados does not comply with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on a recent assessment of Barbados’ […]