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23 April 2014

Independent international team will investigate Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Malaysia Boeing 777-200 9M-MRO 23 April 2014

The Malaysian cabinet approved the establishment of an international investigation team to investigate the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 .

FAA proposes $547,500 civil penalty against Hawaiian Airlines for AD non-compliance

File photo of a Hawaiian Boeing 767-300 (Photo: Dylan Ashe / CC:by-sa) 14 April 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $547,500 Civil Penalty against Hawaiian Airlines for operating a Boeing 767-300 that was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.

Report: Cessna Citation safely lands after striking swans on takeoff in Roskilde, Denmark

The airplan sustained damage to nose and wings (HCLJ) 14 April 2014

A Cessna Citation jet made a safe return after striking swans during takeoff from Roskilde in Denmark, according to an investigation report released by the Danish authorities.

Swaziland Airlink and Cebu Pacific Air removed from EU blacklist

EU blacklist 11 April 2014

The European Commission has adopted the 23rd update of the European list of air carriers which are for safety reasons subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union. All airlines from Swaziland and Cebu Air Pacific of the Philippines were removed from the list. On the basis of safety information from various […]

Rosaviatsia: no risk of collision in airprox between Airbus A319 and Tu-95 bomber over Russia

Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-95 (Photo: Maxim Maksimov / CC:by-sa) 11 April 2014

Russian newspaper Izvestia reported that a Russian Air Force Tu-95 bomber overflew an Air France A319 passenger jet with a separation of about 100 m en route over Russia.

Report: Boeing 777 suffers burst tyres after landing on wet runway, Maldives

Photos indicating the condition of the landing gears’ hubs and tires at 
Male airport prior to removal from the aircraft. (GCAA) 10 April 2014

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) released an incident investigation report regarding a tyre burst incident involving a Boeing 777 landing on a wet runway in Male, Maldives.

FAA: Philippines complies with ICAO safety standards and receives IASA Cat. 1 rating

FAA logo 10 April 2014

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the Republic of the Philippines complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and has been granted a Category 1 rating.

ICAO announces special meeting on global airline flight tracking

500px-International_Civil_Aviation_Organization_logo.svg 9 April 2014

While the search for flight MH370 is still ongoing, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced that it is convening a special meeting of State and industry experts on the global tracking of airline flights.

Report: Sick pilot loses situational awareness and taxies Boeing 737-500 off runway in Indonesia

The airplane taxied off the side of the runway at Padang (photo: NTSC) 8 April 2014

A Boeing 737-500 taxied off the runway at Padang, Indonesia, when the sick pilot lost situational awareness, according to an investigation report published by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC).

Report: Boeing 737-800 suffers runway excursion after colliding with two cows on runway in Indonesia

The airplane came to rest on the runway shoulder (photo: NTSC) 7 April 2014

A Boeing 737-800 jetliner struck suffered a serious runway excursion incident after hitting two cows on landing at an airport in Indonesia, an investigation report shows.