Airports have long been a target for the art of protest. In January, protests erupted against air pollution at Bristol Airport, while across America, TSA employees fought the government shutdown. But what do these protests tell us about how airports are viewed today and can that information help improve the way they operate?
Two female American Airlines flight attendants are headed to federal court over allegations that one of the women dragged the other down an airplane aisle by her uniform scarf during a flight. Claiming that the carrier failed to investigate the incident, the supposed victim now seeks up to $1 million in damages.
Boeing is being sued for allegedly making defective, ear-piercing smoke detectors.
A Japan Airlines co-pilot was arrested for being 10 times over the legal limit in Britain Sunday, prompting Japanese officials to consider tougher rules on alcohol consumption by airlines crew. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA
Malaysian immigration department barred the entry of 63 Bangladeshi workers and deported them on Saturday, two days after their arrival in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, though all of them had valid travel documents.
Jet Airways assures livid pilots August salary by October 9 after missing out on September 26 deadline
After missing out on the September 26 deadline, Jet Airways has now assured its pilots that their August salaries would be credited by October 9. The date was finalised after a meeting between the management of Jet Airways and the National Aviator’s Guild, which is its domestic pilots’ union.
Alitalia flight and cockpit crew are expressing increased alarm that the embattled airline has begun sliding into another abyss and want reassurances from the government about its future. The three trade unions representing pilots and cabin crew—Anpac, Anpav, and ANP—have joined forces and formed the Federazione Nazionale del Trasporto Aereo (FNTA), Italy’s National Federation of Air Transport, to speak “with one voice when we meet with the government,” according to Anpac secretary-general Antonio Divietri.
I’ve taken hundreds of flights in economy (both domestic and international) and I know it gets uncomfortable.
Governorship Aspirant in Borno State under the Labour Party and Chief Executive of WestLink Airlines, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia, has said that Public Private Partnership (PPP), if handled transparently is a lofty idea and would help the nation improve on infrastructure deficit.
The graduates are also trained to ensure all airport staff and airline operators adhere to national and international regulations, inspect the operational quality of airports, ensure that all equipment are handled correctly, execute secretarial tasks, review security committee reports, issue licenses to employees of the aviation sector and evaluate security threats and their severity.
Quick-Thinking Pilot Saves 370 Passengers Over New York Despite Bad Weather, Low Fuel and Multiple Malfunctions
An Air India Airbus A320-200 aircraft takes off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, India, on July 7, 2017. A quick-thinking Air India pilot avoided a catastrophe on September 11 after his plane’s instrument landing system failed.
The camp’s attendance this year grew by 10. The girls came from the surrounding region, including Henderson and Evansville.
All In Aviation called the jet single “the most sought-after personal aircraft in general aviation,” with a backlog of more than 600 on order. Its SF50 will be available for flight lessons this winter at Henderson Executive Airport (HND), with training packages beginning at $1,500 per hour.
Revellers are set to prop up the bars of Glasgow later than anywhere else in Scotland as the city reveals plans to extending drinking hours until 4am.
Ryanair was forced to cancel almost 400 flights on Friday as more pilot strikes continued to plague the low-cost carrier.
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector.
Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for physically fighting each other during an international flight with 157 passengers on board.
The state of Kansas and Black & Veatch are helping.
In a writ, Annabelle Cochrane-Lorentsson accuses airline of causing accident by its negligence and breach of duty
The public security bureau of Hainan said a 27-year-old Hainan Airlines employee was arrested for attempted rape of a Hong Kong film director, while she was sleeping in her 18th floor hotel room in Haikou.
The industries are coming under scrutiny because of the low numbers of women employed as senior executives or airline pilots. At the same time, a growing shortage of pilots is putting the sector’s recent growth at risk.
That number may sound sufficient because well, that’s quite a few people. However, the growing increase in demand for travel doesn’t favor the ratio.
Prior to his appointment, Al Darmaki was the chief technology officer at Awasr where he played an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development and growth. He was responsible for the functional management of the Awasr vision and strategy.
Authorities identified the pilot as Dominick Pellegreno, the owner of the plane. He died at the scene Thursday.
Even the Navy and Air Force forecast pilot shortages within a few years
AOPA rolls out tenth-grade STEM curriculum
the U.S. has a shortage of pilots right now, particularly at the regional airline levels.
Halfway across the world, the very same debate is currently in progress.
YEREVAN, JULY 11, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s deputy prime minister Tigran Avinyan on July 10 introduced new chairwoman of the Civil Aviation Committee Tatevik Revazyan to the Committee staff, reports Armenpress.
Ahead of England’s biggest game in 28 years, Jet2 said it wanted customers heading to Croatia to ‘take off in the best possible spirits’.
Citing ICAO’s June 29 list of participants in the voluntary phase of the ICAO deal, Reuters journalists Allison Lampert and Julia Fioretti reported that China was not there. “Aviation powerhouse China was included in previous lists seen by Reuters,” they wrote. “It is not clear why China now objects to the deal. The first or pilot phase begins in 2021.”
Debt-laden Air India has doubled the gratuity ceiling amount of its employees from Rs 10 lakhs to Rs 20 lakhs.
Mumbai plane crash: Husband of deceased pilot Marya Zuberi demands accountability, asks ‘who exactly was at fault’
Husband of co-pilot of the chartered plane which crashed in suburban Ghatkopar on Thrusday, sought to know who cleared the flight despite the adverse weather conditions and if the aircraft was fit for flying.
Some Corbyn fans aren’t quite as blinkered. There are those who have clocked that opinion hasn’t shifted on Brexit, that even those who didn’t vote for it think it should still happen, and that Labour would haemorrhage votes in its northern Brexity heartlands if it decided to betray the people’s will.
The A-29 was part of a Pentagon project to field a fleet of light attack planes.
Medical scientists have known about the potential health risks of this career field for some time, yet the results from the small handful of studies focused on the issue have been frustratingly contradictory, especially when it comes to cancer.
The road to success is paved with failure, devotion and sacrifice, and the pioneers of Turkish aviation have experienced it all first hand