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Articles tagged “asiana airlines”

The World’s Best Boutique Airlines for the Economy Long-Haul Experience

The World’s Best Boutique Airlines for the Economy Long-Haul Experience

Marisa Garcia, Skift

These airlines understand that the only way to get ahead of the competition is to provide a unique cabin product and great service. The most successful ones are also very good about consistently delivering an exceptional passenger experience. They'll spoil you.

2 years ago

Asiana Plane Crash Caused by Pilots’ Overreliance on Automation

Asiana Plane Crash Caused by Pilots’ Overreliance on Automation

Alan Levin, Associated Press

The Asiana crash is a lesson in the dangers of flight automation without a proper education program teaching pilots how to handle and control it.

2 years ago

Asiana Airlines Reveals Their New A380 with Clean Lines, Open Spaces, and a Bit of Magic

Asiana Airlines Reveals Their New A380 with Clean Lines, Open Spaces, and a Bit of Magic

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Sometimes the battle for interiors takes a silly turn.

3 years ago

NTSB Sets Date for Asiana Airlines Crash Hearing

NTSB Sets Date for Asiana Airlines Crash Hearing

Jeff Plungis and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

We're still impressed by the NTSB's use of Twitter to communicate matters to the public following accidents like this.

3 years ago

FAA Is Making Moves to Decrease Pilot Errors in Boeing’s 737s

FAA Is Making Moves to Decrease Pilot Errors in Boeing’s 737s

Reuters

Sine the FAA is limited in the number of inspections it can do and is reliant on the industry and manufacturers to self-police, it has to resort to using accidents like the Asiana Air crash and the Colgan Air disaster to help it enact changes to the industry.

3 years ago

Asiana Airlines Fined by U.S. DOT for Failing to Promptly Assist Crash Victims’ Families

Asiana Airlines Fined by U.S. DOT for Failing to Promptly Assist Crash Victims’ Families

Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

This is the first time that the DOT levied a charge for such behavior. Quickly providing information in this type of situation is a more basic requirement than even regular customer service.

3 years ago

Flyers in Asiana Crash Sue Boeing Over Speed Warning System

Flyers in Asiana Crash Sue Boeing Over Speed Warning System

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

The passengers are increasing their chance at success by working together, but Boeing may still push responsibility off to the carrier in court.

3 years ago

Landings at Wrong Airports Put New Focus On Pilot Inattentiveness

Alan Levin and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Airlines and federal authorities had better get a handle on the pilot inattentiveness issue, if it played a role in the two recent wrong-airport incidents, before there is another tragedy.

3 years ago

Asiana Airlines Names New CEO 5 Months After Crash

Asiana Airlines Names New CEO 5 Months After Crash

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

New leadership at Asiana and enhanced pilot training were both called for given what's come out about the crash in San Francisco in July.

3 years ago

San Francisco Crash Investigation Reveals Asiana Pilot Didn’t Understand Controls

San Francisco Crash Investigation Reveals Asiana Pilot Didn’t Understand Controls

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

The findings are likely to increase the current discussion around the over-reliance of controls by pilots.

3 years ago

Asiana Crash Prompts NTSB Probe Into Whether Automated Cockpits Make Pilots Worse

Reuters

Does hyper-automation of aircraft make pilots passive and reduce their skills? The NTSB will take up these questions as a part of its probe into the Asiana crash.

3 years ago

U.S. Government Scrutinizes Asiana’s Execution of Post-Crash Services

U.S. Government Scrutinizes Asiana’s Execution of Post-Crash Services

Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

This is the first time the DOT has initiated an investigation of an airline's post-crash services. The research could spark a new set of more stringent post-crash procedures.

3 years ago