Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

EASA to begin Boeing 737 Max Tests

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it will begin testing the Boeing 737 Max from the 7th September 2020 in a bid to get the aircraft cleared to fly again. The latest variant of the best selling Boeing 737 family has been grounded since March 2019 following [read more]

Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777 (Aviation Media Agency)
Air Safety

PIA banned from flying to Europe for 6 months

Pakistan International Airlines (PK/PIA) has been banned from flying into Europe after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) suspended their authorisation to operate for 6 months. The move comes after it emerged that hundreds of pilots flying for the airline had “dubious” licences with over 260 being suspended. A spokesperson [read more]

737 Max 7 Take off

Government confirms UK will leave EASA

The UK Governmennt has confirmed that the UK will leave the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) at the end of the Brexit transition period. EASA is responsible for certifying aircrews and aircraft across European and when it was formed in 2002, largely adopted regulations set out by the UK’s Civil [read more]

Turkmenistan Airlines Boeing 757-200 (Image: Aero Icarus CC BY-SA2.0)
Air Safety

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from UK and Europe

Turkmenistan Airlines (T5/TUA) has been banned from flying its aircraft into European and UK airspace after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) expressed doubts about its safety standards. Placing the airline on its blacklist stops the airline, which operates a 27-year-old Boeing 757-200 on its routres from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) [read more]

Tomahawk Missile Launch (US DoD)
Civil Aviation

UK flights to Cyprus warned about possible military action

UK airlines have been warned that military action against Syria could cause safety concerns in the Cyprus area along with “intermittent disruption to navigation equipment”. The warning was issued today by the European Aviation Security Agency (EASA) and covers the Eastern Mediterranean & Nicosia flight information region (FIR), which includes [read more]

Airbus A350-1000 certified by the FAA & EASA
Civil Aviation

Airbus A350-1000 certified by the FAA & EASA

On the 25th November 2017 the Airbus A350-1000 officially got its certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Airbus’ biggest variant of the A350 got its type rating last Tuesday after a extensive flight test program carried out by the Airbus team over [read more]