A Chinese regional airliner with 91 people aboard has gone down
during a landing attempt after overshooting the runway at Yichun
city. 48 people have reportedly been rescued, with 20 of those
Passengers Were On Their Way To The Mt. Everest Region
A small passenger airliner with 14 people on board has gone down
in poor weather near Katmandu. The 11 passengers on board the
aircraft were on their way to Lukla near Mt. Everest, a
popular spot for hikers.
Rating Means The Country Complies With International Safety
The FAA announced Monday that Nigeria has achieved a Category 1
rating under the FAA’s International Aviation Safety
Assessment (IASA) program, which means that Nigeria complies with
international safety standards set by the International Civil
Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) confirmed Monday
that it has asked to meet the management of Virgin Atlantic on
Tuesday for 'last ditch' talks to avoid confrontation between the
airline and its pilots.