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Incident: United B767 near Shannon on Jul 20th 2017, engine shut down in flight

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A United Boeing 767-300, registration N666UA performing flight UA-125 from Athens (Greece) to Newark,NJ (USA) with 199 passengers and 12 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 170nm northwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew reported a problem with the #2 engine (avherald.com) Mehr...

Aviation Experts Identify Industry’s Biggest Safety Challenges

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National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) acting chairman Robert Sumwalt said complacency is the biggest threat to safety the aviation industry. Speaking on a panel at the Air Line Pilots Association International Air Safety Forum July 20, Sumwalt said the issue is on the minds of NTSB investigators while conducting crash probes. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Frontier Is Said to Be Delaying IPO as U.S. Airline Competition Intensifies

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Frontier Airlines pushed back its initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said, as competitive tensions flared between the no-frills carrier and United Airlines. (skift.com) Mehr...

United’s CEO is pushing hard for ATC reform

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“We witness the pressing need for this important reform every day as we go about our jobs. We feel the drag this outdated technology places on our operations, taking away from the incredible work you’ve done to make us safer and more reliable than ever before” he wrote. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...