March 7, 2017 4
The risk that MH370 might not be found until well after all of those alive today are dead, and its mystery thus irrelevant and forgotten, is very real.
February 22, 2017 6
Should shopping centres be put so close to airport runways? Should anything?
September 13, 2016
The news has broken the day after an apparently burned potential piece of wreckage from MH370 was handed to Australia’s air safety investigator.
August 6, 2015 5
France is now leading the investigation into wreckage that might have come from MH370. And that is very bad news indeed for Malaysia.
May 7, 2015
Paranoia is now on the loose in relation to pilots mental health issues, ranging from the remote possibility that two suicidal pilots might find themselves operating the same flight to misunderstandings about what the cabin attendant is going to do.
March 31, 2015
The probability of a cockpit medical emergency is much higher than an attempt by terrorists to storm a cockpit.
March 27, 2015 14
We have always worried about keeping baddies out of the cockpit. Should we start worrying about who is inside?
March 25, 2015 5
There is nothing known that adversely reflects on the safety culture nor maintenance of Germanwings, but what caused the A320 to crash?
March 16, 2015
The decision to delay refunds to customers of AirAsia X flights is unforgivable.
March 11, 2015 12
A secret smuggling operation for gold bullion, an American shoot-down, a Russian plot by way of Kazakhstan? The most likely explanation for the disappearance of MH370 might be the most chilling of all.
March 5, 2015 6
There are many theories about the disappearance of MH370, some plausible, others less so. But one thing that has been firmly established by now is that the Malaysian government has lied about the plane from the first.
February 20, 2015
Authorities continue to bungle the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
February 12, 2015
The February 4 crash of a TransAsia ATR turbo-prop into a river near Taipei is not "just another unfortunate turbo-prop crash". It has wide-ranging implications for Taiwanese air safety.
January 30, 2015
There are now competing claims as to whether everything on the A320 had been properly maintained or not, with a new report indicating the pilots may have cut power to a critical computer system.
January 29, 2015
Coincidences mount in the search for MH370 as Malaysian authorities prepare to release an interim report on the flight's mystery disappearance.
January 22, 2015
Did AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash because of bad weather? Pilot error? Damage to the jet?
January 21, 2015
Did AirAsia adequately prepare its pilots and ensure that the A320 was in good working order?
January 12, 2015 1
Recovering crash data from a sunken plane is no mean feat and, despite persistent criticism, the Indonesian authorities have so far done a very reasonable job.
January 5, 2015 8
Crikey intern Mahalia Dobson breaks down the big stories of the Christmas break.
January 5, 2015 5
Until the black boxes are recovered, endless speculation by so-called "experts" is pointless and cruel.