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Your next pilot could be drone software

Apr 21, 2018 - 10:00 AM

By combining their enormous amounts of flight data and experience, drone-control software applications are poised to quickly become the world’s most experienced pilots

SAFETY QUESTION. Would you be – or feel – safer if one of these people were a robot? Image from Skycolors/Shutterstock.com

Cebu Pacific passes IATA safety audit

Apr 12, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The airline says it invested in safety technology, including a system that monitors runway conditions and a system that ensures pilots are fully alert

PAL Express completes IATA safety audit

Mar 27, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Philippine Airlines says the IATA Operational Safety Audit 'is recognized as the gold standard in airline safety assessments'

Fire diverts N. Korea Air Koryo flight – report

Jul 22, 2016 - 2:59 PM

In a brief dispatch from Pyongyang Xinhua says the scheduled flight from the North Korean capital to Beijing was forced to divert and land in Shenyang in northeastern China because the plane caught fire

Streamlining air regulations key to ASEAN airlines future – experts

Sep 24, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Civil aviation chief William Hotchkiss III says ASEAN countries should have the same regulatory structures so that a certificate of air worthiness in one country is accepted in another

MAINTAINING STANDARDS. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Director General William Hotchkiss III says the CAAP Flight Plan 2020 will help ensure the country stays in Category 1 of the US FAA.

#GlendaPH damages 2 planes at NAIA

Jul 16, 2014 - 2:55 PM

Airport authorities say operations resumed at 11 am Wednesday after runways were inspected and cleared of debris

Passenger plane carrying 18 missing in Nepal – officials

Feb 16, 2014 - 6:32 PM

The state run carrier was travelling from Pokhara to the town of Jumla west of the capital Kathmandu when air traffic controllers lost contact

Zest Air cries foul, claims planes safe

Aug 17, 2013 - 8:33 AM

Zest Air maintains it has addressed the issues raised by CAAP in its suspension order

UNDER SURVEILLANCE. The aviation regulator closely monitors Zest Air operations following several cancelled flights. AFP Photo

PH pursues air talks with France, Italy

Jul 29, 2013 - 12:49 PM

Air agreements have been slated for discussion between the Aquino administration and European nations

BAN LIFTED. Philippine Airlines may now fly into European airspace after the 28-nation bloc partially lifted a ban imposed against the Philippines. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

EU allows PAL flights to Europe

Jul 10, 2013 - 6:17 PM

The European Union now allows Philippine Airlines to fly to the 28 nation bloc partially lifting a ban imposed against the Philippines in 2010

BAN LIFTED. Philippine Airlines may now fly into European airspace after the 28-nation bloc partially lifted a ban imposed against the Philippines. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo