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AF447: Air France sent back to court, case dismissed for Airbus

The Paris Public Prosecutor has requested Air France to face trial for manslaughter and negligence in the training of pilots, following the crash in 2009 of flight AF447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris which killed 228 people. The Prosecutor also asked to dismiss a case against Airbus, whose A330-200 crashed in the middle of the Atlantic after an icing of the Pitot probes....


New study calls for revision of EASA fatigue regulation

There are plenty accident reports pointing to pilot fatigue. In fact, around every fifth of aviation incident implicates fatigue, according to U.S. Office of Transportation Safety. But now their counterparts in Europe - European Aviation Safety Agency - has released results of a study, which shows that European pilots are subject to high levels of fatigue....


Union refuses new Air France-KLM CEO candidate

The second in command at Air Canada, Benjamin Smith, was chosen by the Air France-KLM nomination committee to succeed Jean-Marc Janaillac as the head of the Franco-Dutch group. But the main pilot union at Air France, SNPL, does not want this candidature....


Air France survival is at stake, says French minister

In a consultative referendum, 55.44% of Air France employees refused the multi-year salary plan that was offered by the board. As he said he would do on April 20, 2018, Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO of Air France-KLM since May 2016, resigned....