The report by the European Joint Aviation Authorities
calls for seat spacing on aircraft to be increased immediately from the current 26 inches to 28.2 inches.
When they have finalised their report later this month, it will be considered by the independent Joint Aviation Authorities
- the European safety regulator.
Malev Hungarian Airlines has obtained Joint Aviation Authorities
(JAA) qualification for the FFS X Non Zero Flight Time (NZFT) manufactured by Mechtronix Systems Inc, a provider of flight simulation technology.
The provisions are based on the Joint Aviation Requirement (JAR) established by an association comprising aviation authorities from 37 European countries (JAA or Joint Aviation Authorities
And the Joint Aviation Authorities
, which represent aviation authorities in Europe, wants the new measures for next November.
The report into health and safety on flights was commissioned by the Joint Aviation Authorities
. Its main focus was to examine whether there was an increase in the average size of the air traveller and whether an increase in seat spacing was required as a result of that growth.
According to Airbus, the steering group comprised of representatives from the Joint Aviation Authorities
(JAA), Eurocontrol, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Airbus.
In air transport, Romania is a member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, of Eurocontrol and of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and, since December 2000, has been a full member of the Joint Aviation Authorities
. The restructuring is under way of the national airline, Tarom, to increase its efficiency and ability to compete on a liberalised market from the date of accession.
The draft Regulation, which aims to transpose into EU law the safety rules contained in the "JAR-OPS 1" document, adopted by the Joint Aviation Authorities
(JAA, an Association of aeronautical authorities from 38 European countries including the fifteen EU Member States) - is closely linked to a other proposal (for a Directive) concerning the establishment of safety requirements and professional-skills recognition for cabin crews (COM(1999) 68).
The Joint Aviation Authorities
are currently considering the recommendations, reported The Associated Press.
The survey, carried out by ICE Ergonics on behalf of the European Joint Aviation Authorities
, concluded that the UK minimum requirement for the distance between a seat and the one in front is no longer suitable for a taller and heavier population and the gap - currently 26 inches - should be increased by a further two inches, reported PA News.