The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has handed out an additional US$531,545 in fines to unruly passengers, predominately to travellers on low-cost carriers. The additional penalties were handed out to 34 airline passengers, bringing the total to over US$1 million in fines for 2021. According to the American regulator, fines have significantly increased due to alcohol
Boeing has been continuously under the watchdog’s sights since the 737 MAX was recertified to fly again last November after the two-year groundings following two crashes.
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has formally approved a 149-seat Airbus A220-300 variant, with an exit slide modification over the wing. The modification adds capacity for four additional seats to the original A220-300’s capacity of 145 passengers. Air France is expected to be the first airline to introduce the newly-approved A220-300 with larger capacity,
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an “immediate” safety directive for all Boeing 737 jets to be re-inspected over potential cabin altitude pressure switch failures.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has discovered another new manufacturing issue on Boeing 787 Dreamliners currently awaiting delivery, the latest in a long list of manufacturing defects located in the aircraft in recent months.
Authorities in Malta have announced that all unvaccinated travellers above the age of 12 will no longer be permitted to enter the country from Wednesday, making it the first nation in the EU to introduce the policy. Health Minister Chris Fearne said that starting 14 July, incoming travellers must prove to be fully vaccinated with