‘Is your life worth $100?’: Aviation experts warn against flying cost-cutter AirAsia (thenewdaily.com.au)

Aviation experts have warned that saving a buck isn’t worth your life, after a frightening mid-air incident on budget carrier AirAsia on Sunday. AirAsia Indonesia’s QZ535 from Perth to Bali reportedly plummeted 20,000 feet when a technical issue caused the cabin to lose pressure just 25 minutes into the flight, which came after a series […]

October 17, 2017

ITF sounds alarm over Dominican Republic ATC crisis risk

Global union federation the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today warned that air traffic control in the Dominican Republic is approaching crisis point. The ITF reports that the safety of the country’s airspace is now in jeopardy, following a sustained government attack on the Dominican Air Traffic Controllers Association (ADCA). ITF civil aviation secretary Gabriel […]

February 6, 2015