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IATA record-breaking year of safety for global air transport
May03

IATA record-breaking year of safety for global air transport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports 2023 to be one of the safest years for airline operations, with several parameters showing their best ever safety results. IATA confirms that there were no hull loses of fatal accidents involving passenger jet aircraft in 2023, although there was a single fatal accident in January 2023 when a Yeti Airlines ATR-72 turboprop crashed shortly after departure from Pokhara Airport...

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India’s lead in female pilot numbers is in part thanks to this woman
Feb08

India’s lead in female pilot numbers is in part thanks to this woman

The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), say a record number of commercial  pilot licences (CPL) were issued in the country last year. Now the aviation authority claims that India has the highest percentage of women pilots in the world. DGCA analysts state that the Indian airline industry is experiencing a strong period of growth. In January 2024 Indian airlines had accumulated about 1,620 outstanding aircraft orders,...

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UK AVGAS and AVTUR September price analysis
Oct31

UK AVGAS and AVTUR September price analysis

Fuel expenses are one of the biggest direct operating cost (DOC) any flight training organisation must face. Variations in global fuel prices directly influence the fuel surcharge rate charged by a flying school and student cost per flying hour (CPFH). Over the past 12 months UK AVGAS 100LL prices have been declining after maxing out at 270 pence per litre (ppl) in August last year. The average price of UK AVTUR Jet A1 in September...

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