It’s difficult to find anyone who isn’t concerned about a potential extension of the laptop ban to flights from Europe to the US. Questions about… Read More »Travellers, Industry, Governments Voice Concerns On Laptop 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.
Reuters is reporting that the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has formally banned carriage of Lithium batteries on commercial passenger aircraft. The ban takes… Read More »Some Progress in Passenger Safety as ICAO Bans Lithium Cargo
Progress announced for Blue-Box Aircraft Tracking System: Certification of L-3 Recorders on Airbus A320 FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (FLYHT) has announced that its partner L-3 Aviation… Read More »FLYHT Announces L-3 AFIRS 228S Aviation Recorders Obtain Airbus A320 Certification
The Norwegian Airports company, Avinor, announced today that Norway will, for the first time, allow armed guards onboard flights destined to the US and Israel,… Read More »Norway to Allow Armed Guards On Board Aircraft Bound for US and Israel
In his State of the Industry address to the IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) today, Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General and CEO said, when referring… Read More »Making Sure Airplanes Don’t Disappear is Not Science Fiction, IATA’s Tony Tyler Says
A disruptive passenger is defined as “a passenger who fails to respect the rules of conduct at an airport or on board an aircraft or… Read More »The Unruly Passenger Crisis: In the Cabin, Cool Heads Must Prevail
This post introduces three new categories to the Flight Chic blog: AOG-Aircraft On Ground For any readers who are not already involved in the industry,… Read More »Passenger Rights: The Special Kind of Hell which is Tarmac Limbo