Airline has cancelled one in six of Friday’s flights, and is taking the Dutch union to court to try to prevent extended industrial action
Iraqi Airways has suspended two of its pilots for physically fighting each other during an international flight with 157 passengers on board.
At the same time, the airline says it is making progress with unions in other countries. This week, it has done deals with organisations representing cabin crew in Germany and Italy, so it is spreading a little industrial relations peace as well.
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.
Students in the Build A Plane program finished a spring learning session last month and ended with a day of aviation, barbecue and interaction with pilots throughout the state.
Even the Navy and Air Force forecast pilot shortages within a few years
Forbes reports that more airlines are investing in Connected Aircraft technology, which allows onboard systems to communicate with pilots and airline staff on the ground on a variety of data points, from maintenance needs to weather information needed to plot ideal flight paths.
Two pilots of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) were killed after their training aircraft crashed in the country’s northwest city of Peshawar on Tuesday, an official statement said.
Never have western Montanans had a better chance to immerse themselves in the world of general aviation.
No diversion is fun, but a diversion for a sick crew member is a new level of stress. Stick to your training, use the checklist, and concentrate on a safe landing first. The rest can wait. It has to.—Chip Wright
The Iranian military says one of its fighter jets crashed in the central Isfahan Province on June 2 but that the two pilots were able to eject before it hit the ground in a desert area, Iran’s semiofficial Fars news agency reported.
Using technology called functional near-infrared spectroscopy, or fNIRS, the scientists are able to monitor pilot activity while they move about the cockpit and make decisions. An fNIRS system keeps track of blood oxygenation changes in the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain where problem solving, memory, judgement and impulse control are located.
SAS spokesman Knut Morten Johansen added that the Boeing 737 landed after smoke appeared “for a short period”.
Youths ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies May 19 as the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1252 hosts the annual Discover Aviation Day and Young Eagles Flight Rally at Lorain County Airport.
Norwegian must bring down costs if it is to make its business model successful, according to Davy — as the airline announced it was scaling back a number of transatlantic services to the US East Coast, including from Cork.
Legacy airline British Airways operated the UK’s biggest ever all-female flight to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD).
The pilots, he said, currently only flew for half of the industry standard.
He said Alpa had proposed that the pilots could stay on their current pay and number of flying hours, something which was unacceptable to the government.