The fatal Germanwings 9525 plane crash in the French Alps is bringing action on mental health for oil and gas helicopter pilots, a top UK boss has said.
An MP has demanded answers from the UK Government over the future of post-Brexit safety rules for North Sea helicopters.
Helicopter safety has been big news in 2018, with passengers, community members, unions and politicians justifiably demanding that safety standards in the North Sea are kept to the highest level.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an airworthiness directive for the Airbus A350 model helicopter – the same model that was involved in a crash in Bergen last week.
Europe’s air transport safety body yesterday ordered a round of checks after an engine cover fell off an Airbus helicopter during a flight.
Thousands of pilots believe fatigue is not taken seriously enough by airlines, according to a new survey.
The European Surveillance Authority (ESA) has called on Norway to cancel a flight ban put in place after a North Sea helicopter crash in April.
Updated: H225 faces possible no-fly order after fatigue in gearbox found, safety chiefs forced to backtrack
Investigators probing a fatal helicopter crash have issued an urgent request to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to deem whether the H225 helicopter should be immediately grounded.
More strides are being made to make North Sea commuting safer for passengers and pilots alike.