NEWS Bangkok joins oneworld Global Explorer fare

Bangkok Airways is the latest airline to start participating in Global Explorer, the round-the-world fare offered by oneworld member airlines and selected partners outside the global alliance. It is the first time that Bangkok Airways’ flights have been made available through a round-the-world fare. Global Explorer, one of the most popular round-the-world fares available globally,…

LIVE Vancouver International Airport is hosting a training exercise simulating an aircraft accident at YVR

Vancouver International Airport is hosting a training exercise simulating an aircraft accident at YVR to practice emergency response plans with business partners, airlines and emergency responders. Regular operations will proceed as normal. The exercise will have an airside and terminal component that may be visible to the public. Volunteers will be playing the part of…

NEWS Inadequate training and non-use of transponder led to runway incursion at Calgary Airport

Calgary International Airport diagram and taxi routes (Source: NAV CANADA, Canada Air Pilot, with TSB annotations) The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its report into a runway incursion incident at the Calgary International Airport, when a Beech 1900 was taxied across an active runway where a Boeing 737 was departing. On 29 March 2014, during…