Santa and the FAA want everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season. You wouldn’t want to disappoint Santa, would you?
FAA reminds passengers of policy on carriage of lithium battery-powered devices
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is working with other federal agencies and organizations to remind airline passengers that electronic smoking devices like vaporizers (vapes) and e-cigarettes are …
[Videos] CASA Puts Its Beans To Work On Aviation Safety’s Sticky Issues
CASA has introduced four new videos, each focused on a specific common cabin safety issues.
Christmas Laser Light FX Put Flights At Risk, FAA Warns
File this one under, ‘I can’t believe we need to say this, again.’ Don’t aim lasers at the skies—no matter how festive!
Why Qatar Airways’ CEO Owes His Cabin Crew An Apology
Qatar Airways’ CEO, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, is always fun to listen to. Until he’s not. He’s earned a reputation for refreshing frankness and …
US May Issue Worldwide Laptop Ban, FAA List of Lithium Fires
Presumably, under the premise that you can make a bad situation better by making it bigger, there are reports that the US Administration is now …
SAS Flight Diverted to Goose Bay After Loss of Pressure
SAS flight SK944, flying from Chicago to Copenhagen has been diverted to Goose Bay in Canada following a loss of pressure which forced the aircraft to descend 7500 meters in a matter of minutes.
IATA Issues Urgent Call for Action on Electronics Ban
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published an urgent call to action urging governments to address restrictions on the carriage of larger electronic devices onboard.
ICAO Assessing Risks of Electronics Ban, Transport of Lithium-Ion Powered Electronics in Checked Luggage
ICAO statement on electronics ban.