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13 December 2019

FAA downgrades safety rating for Venezuela to Category 2

13 December 2019

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the Venezuelan regime does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety standards under the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program and has been assigned a Category 2 rating.

FAA proposes to revoke Executive Air Express’ Air Carrier Certificate

13 December 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed to revoke the air carrier certificate of Executive Air Express of Nashville, Tenn., USA, for allegedly using unauthorized aircraft in 30 passenger-carrying flights.

Report: Saab 340B veered off snowy runway after long and fast landing in Finland

11 December 2019

The Safety Investigation Authority Finland issued a final report on the RAF-AVIA Saab 340B that veered off a snowy runway at Savonlinna, Finland, after long and fast landing.

Ethiopian Airlines DHC-8-402Q suffers runway excursion on takeoff from Juba Airport, South Sudan

10 December 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET357, a DHC-8-402Q, suffered a runway excursion on takeoff from Juba Airport, South Sudan.

Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster crashed after takeoff from Victoria Regional Airport, Texas, USA

10 December 2019

A Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster crashed after takeoff from Victoria Regional Airport, Texas, USA, killing the pilot.

FAA proposes $3.9 Million penalty against Boeing for installing nonconforming slat tracks

9 December 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a civil penalty of more than $3.9 million against The Boeing Co. for installing nonconforming components on approximately 133 aircraft, which Boeing subsequently presented as ready for airworthiness certification.

Paranair and RAM Express pass IATA safety audit

8 December 2019

Paranair and RAM Express both passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

Air Zimbabwe passes IATA safety audit

Air Zimbabwe B767-200 (photo: Allen Watkin; CC:by-sa) 4 December 2019

Air Zimbabwe passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

Camair-Co Xian MA60 hit by gunfire on approach to Bamenda Airport, Cameroon

1 December 2019

A Camair-Co Xian MA60 was hit by gunfire during the approach to Bamenda Airport, Cameroon

EASA extends validity of conflict zone warnings for Sinai and Yemen to 30 March 2020

28 November 2019

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) extended the validity of its Conflict Zone Information Bulletins for Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and Yemen to 30 March 2020..