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FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

April 20, 2018

FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

The US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency have issued emergency airworthiness directives requiring operators to inspect fan blades on older CFM56-7B engines within 20 days.


Hi-Tech Solutions Help Airlines Lose Fewer Bags

April 19, 2018

Hi-Tech Solutions Help Airlines Lose Fewer Bags

Airlines are misplacing fewer passenger bags, with the rate dropping by 70.5 percent over the past 10 years, SITA’s 2018 baggage report showed.


Berlin Tegel Flights Operate Despite WW2 Bomb Defusal

April 19, 2018

Berlin Tegel Flights Operate Despite WW2 Bomb Defusal

Friday’s flights at Berlin’s Tegel Airport will operate as scheduled despite the planned defusing of a World War 2 bomb in the city.


LATAM Cabin Crew Reject Offer As Strike Continues

April 18, 2018

LATAM Cabin Crew Reject Offer As Strike Continues

The LAN Express cabin crew strike is set to continue after flight attendants voted against an offer agreed between the airline and the STCLA union.


FAA To Order Inspections After Southwest Engine Failure

April 18, 2018

FAA To Order Inspections After Southwest Engine Failure

The US Federal Aviation Administration said it will issue an airworthiness directive within the next two weeks requiring inspections of CFM56 engines of the type involved in the Southwest Airlines flight WN1380 explosion on Wednesday.



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FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

April 20, 2018

FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

The US Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Agency have issued emergency airworthiness directives requiring operators to inspect fan blades on older CFM56-7B engines within 20 days.