The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore is gradually allowing travelers to transit through Changi Airport, starting June 2. This is part of Singapore's strategy to gradually re-open air transport. Only passengers traveling with an airline whose transfer route has been approved are allowed to transit Changi.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia has opened consultation on the draft transition policy for flight operations regulations that commence in December 2021. These policies will include how current operation certificate holders will be granted equivalent authorizations, obligations for updating and providing expositions and operations manuals, when CASA will stop assessing things under the old rules and when industry can request us to assess things under the new rules and delayed commencement dates for some new regulatory requirements. Consultation closes on June 30, 2020.
India’s Director General Civil Aviation has suspended breathalyzer tests for aviation staff due to the virus crisis, but aviation workers must submit a declaration that they are not under the influence of alcohol, nor have consumed alcohol in the last 12 hours.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 19-100R1 for Airbus A320 family requiring identification and inspection for improper heat treatment and replacement for wrong materials for wing outer flaps and tabs, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0124 for Rolls-Royce Deutschland Trent 1000-D2s, -J2s and -K2s, requiring replacing fuel pump, effective June 12, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2019-0171R2 for certain Airbus A321s, amending aircraft flight manual section limitations, effective June 9, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0125 - Airbus: A320s amending aircraft flight manual section limitations, effective June 9, 2020.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0126 for Airbus A350-1041s, requiring inspection of flap drive struts and lever bearing assemblies, effective June 17, 2020.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-090 for Saab 2000s, requiring inspection of main landing gear anti-skid harness installation, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 20-091 for Saab 2000s, 340s, 340Bs and SF340s, requiring replacement of nose landing gear door attachment bolts, effective 14 days after airworthiness directive is issued.
EASA has issued airworthiness directive 2020-0129 for Airbus A380-841s, -842s and -861s, requiring modification and replacement of overheat detection system insulation mufflers, effective June 19, 2020.
FAA has issued proposed airworthiness directive 2020-11-11 for certain Boeing 777s, requiring a repetitive check of the fuel quantity indicating system fuel quantity calculation for the center wing tank fuel quantity, developing a process to provide documentation to the flight crew that this check was done and revising the airplane flight manual to incorporate verification procedures and flight crew awareness, effective June 18, 2020.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency says Sheremetyevo International Airport has arranged for passengers, guests and employees of third-party organizations to be tested for the coronavirus infection at a health center at Terminal B and testing will be available at the health center of Terminal C after the resumption of international flights. Persons wishing to be tested must pay, medical staff register results, and send results to the individual’s e-mail address within three business days.
Transport Canada has issued airworthiness directive CF-2020-19 for Airbus Canada CS100s and CS300s, requiring inspection and removal of a protective end cap obstructing an extraction duct for crew oxygen, effective June 9, 2020.
A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from CAAS, CASA, DGCA, EASA, FAA, FATA and TC.