Articles tagged “airline safety”

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New Security Measures by Airlines Could Be Permanent Long After the D.C. Riots

After the events in the U.S. Capitol that shook the world followed by aggressive boldness in passengers, airlines and law enforcement are applying fresh security measures. Like in the aftermath of 9/11, will some of these stick around?

New Security Measures by Airlines Could Be Permanent Long After the D.C. Riots

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Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant Cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

At a time when Boeing faces intense criticism about its handling of its 737 Max aircraft, problems with Dreamliner manufacturing in South Carolina is most unwelcome news. The company must get to the heart of the production problems there immediately, and fix them.

Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant Cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

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Dutch Safety Board Says Airlines Need Better Data on War Zone Dangers

Most airlines monitor hotspots around the globe. But as a Dutch safety board pointed out, some carriers need more information. Governments should give it to them.

Dutch Safety Board Says Airlines Need Better Data on War Zone Dangers

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Southwest’s ‘Operational Emergency’ Continues to Lead to Delays

This term "operational emergency" is probably not good for business. Customers don't know what it means, and some might be skittish. Is there another term the airline can use the describe the situation?

Southwest’s ‘Operational Emergency’ Continues to Lead to Delays

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Boeing Issues Safety Advisory for Newest Narrowbody Jet After Indonesia Crash

Airline passengers probably should not be worried about flying the Boeing 737 Max, the manufacturer's newest jet. But Boeing and safety regulators have a duty to find out what happened last week and to ensure it does not happen again.

Boeing Issues Safety Advisory for Newest Narrowbody Jet After Indonesia Crash

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Regulators Want Airlines and Manufacturers to Invest in Tech to Reduce Near Misses

Airplane travel is extremely safe. But in recent years, there have been a few close calls that should not have happened, including what could have been a disaster last year in San Francisco. It's a good thing the NTSB is taking safety seriously.

Regulators Want Airlines and Manufacturers to Invest in Tech to Reduce Near Misses

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Southwest Airlines Accident Doesn’t Reflect a Crisis in U.S. Airline Safety

This week's aviation news, which began with a 60-minutes report on Allegiant Air's questionable safety record and ended with the death of a Southwest Airlines passenger, likely stoked the fears of already nervous airline travelers. But if you look at the statistics, traveling by plane is still a much safer option than other modes of transportation.

Southwest Airlines Accident Doesn’t Reflect a Crisis in U.S. Airline Safety