EASA executive director: Boeing 737 MAX is safe to fly

In a ground-breaking development, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) executive director Patrick Ky has declared the Boeing 737 MAX to be safe to fly....


Airbus A330-900

EASA approves max take-off weight changes on Airbus A330

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approved certification for Airbus A330-900 enhancement which enables a longer range. With the new variant of A300neo Family aircraft, operators are enabled either to boost an additional 650 nautical miles in range or to add extra weight to the payload....


Airbus A380 engine failure caused by lack of scientific knowledge

Air France’s Airbus A380 uncontained engine failure during the flight AF066 in September 2017 resulted from the lack of scientific understanding about the alloy used for the engine parts, the Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) said in a full report on September 25, 2020....


Europe might lift Boeing 737 MAX grounding in November 2020

Following a year and half of grounding, the European aviation safety watchdog might be finally lifting the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX sooner rather than later. The flight ban of the ill-fated airliner might even come to an end as soon as in November 2020....


EASA concludes 737 MAX test flights

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced that it has completed its test flight campaign of the Boeing 737 MAX in Vancouver, Canada....


Boeing 737 MAX takes first EASA test flight

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has started test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. The agency is already the third authority to conduct a series of tests on the aircraft, following the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transport Canada. The test findings of European regulator will have a very significant value in 737 MAXs recertification process as a number of European air carriers have the grounded 737 MAXs in their fleet....


Is FAA’s status as leading global aviation authority crumbling?

Over the course of the history of aviation, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) led the sector in terms of safety and certification. But has the agency lost its lead?...


Safety issues detain Boeing 737 MAX from Canadian skies

Transport Canada shows no hurry in the recertification process of Boeing 737 MAX. The authority strictly stated MAX will not be allowed to fly in Canadian skies until all safety issues have been resolved.  ...


EASA joins Boeing 737 MAX flight-testing

The European Union Safety Agency (EASA) announced its Boeing 737 MAX flight test campaign schedule, as the narrow-body nears return to service globally....


EASA issues repeated checks for Rolls-Royce Airbus A380 engines

EASA issues repeated checks for Rolls-Royce Airbus A380 engines

EASA announced that repetitive on-wing inspections are now necessary for three variants of Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines, following previously identified cracks on their rotor shafts....