Many countries have opened their borders in the crisis’s aftermath caused by the pandemic, and while this can bring great relief to many airports and airlines, additional concerns have emerged.
During the last months, 30% of the planes worldwide remained on the ground, which generates great concern to the aviation authorities and insurers, who asked the airlines to take special care when they reactivate their fleet, since the planes could present oxidation, maintenance errors, among other defects.
It is also important to consider the training of your crew, since cabin workers must have regular training and experience, for which it is advisable to reinforce approach and landing training.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) noted that the prolonged cessation of operations can cause the shutdown of an engine in flight, contamination of the fuel system, reduction of brake pressure, among other incidents.
According to EASA reports, some reports of speed and altitude readings have not been reliable during the first flight of the aircraft after remaining in warehouses, and some take-off cases had to be aborted because of problems not previously detected.
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