Category: Safety

This Week in Brief

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Petition to Congress

There is a letter circulating the system to Petition Congress with an emphasis on Airline Maintenance Safety, requesting to make changes to the Class and Craft of Aircraft Maintenance Technician. It specifically calls out Section 152.4 of the Railway Labor Act. The Petitioner would be expressing concerns that the Craft and Class of Aircraft Maintenance…

FAA Final Rule Requires Safety Management System for Airlines

WASHINGTON – To reach the next level of safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that requires most U.S. commercial airlines to have Safety Management Systems (SMS) in place by 2018. The rule builds on the programs many airlines already use to identify and reduce aviation risk.…