Archive for Airline Safety

Gloves are off for QANTAS cabin crew

Feb 05, 2015 No Comments by

QANTAS cabin crew are being reminded that disposable gloves are not to be warn during service delivery via a company communication. The communication warns of the consequences for crew not complying with the recommendations. It informs that the Onboard Manager is to remove the crew member from the service if they insist on wearing gloves. […]

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787 declared a 777 variant by EASA for crew licensing

May 20, 2014 No Comments by

On Friday, 16 May 2014, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) declared the Boeing 787 to be a 777 variant for crew licensing purposes.  The EASA Operational Evaluation Board recently met to discuss this 787/777 issue and agreed the 787 can be classified as a variant of the 777. For carriers like British Airways which […]

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Airlines, HIV/AIDS and the UAE: challenges facing crew

Feb 03, 2013 1 Comment by

© 2013 AIRLINE HUB BUZZ – ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Airlines, HIV and the UAE: the challenges facing crew. The United Arab Emirates, in particular the Emirate of Dubai represents a true cosmopolitan metropolis of luxury hotels, high end fashion shopping and a true adventure playground for the world’s jetsetting crowd. It is quite easy to […]

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Aviation safety: Is ‘human error’ a symptom of system failure, not the cause?

Oct 31, 2012 No Comments

Introduction – Human Factors and Human Error  Dan Maurino’s statement that ‘Human error is the symptom of system failure, not the cause’ whilst simplistic and succinct in it nature, conveys a pervasively strong meaning in relation to Human Factors. In trying to understand the causes of why humans react the way they do and why […]

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Airline ‘Safety Management Systems’ (SMS) and implications on “on time perfomance” – an analysis.

Jul 03, 2012 No Comments

Introduction  The financial and operational aspects of an airline’s way of doing business are obviously of critical importance. In order to have a sustainable operation, an airline must have a sound financial base and on an operational level it should strive to offer a consistent service which will make it a favourable option for the […]

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