Qantas chief pilot has hit back after a “wake turbulence” event that left terrified passengers fearing for their lives on a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
British Airways pilot Julian Monaghan has been jailed for eight months after being found to be four times over the alcohol limit while on duty.
An airline pilot has been jailed for eight months after going to work drunk.
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
“Please be careful,” said a passenger to a flight attendant who was helping her to put her bag in the overhead locker. “I’m carrying a bomb there,” she said.
“My interest stems from my 11 years of experience as an airline pilot, having been both a captain and first officer,” said study author Stuart D. H. Beveridge of the University of New South Wales.
Qatar Airways chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker says only a man could rise to the challenges of his job.
‘There’s no one’: Long-haul Qantas flight is nearly cancelled after pilot calls in sick just three hours before take-off amid national shortage of air crew
Australia’s largest airline was nearly forced to cancel a long-haul flight after a pilot called in sick, in the latest incident in the nation’s pilot shortage crisis.
The airline industry is currently facing a significant pilot shortage. Reports indicate 637,000 new commercial airline pilots will be needed worldwide by 2036 to meet demand because of contributing factors like pilot retirements and worldwide aviation growth. In the U.S., the total shortage is expected to reach 8,000 total commercial pilots by the end of 2020.
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.
Yes, that is purple you see in those new Delta Air Lines uniforms. Or, make that “Passport Plum,” as Delta is calling it.
Police say they thwarted a vigilante deportation attempt last week – in which a pilot allegedly kidnapped a foreign student, took him to an airport and tried to send him “back to China”.
Kamati said the aircraft has since been removed from the runway and no significant damage to the runway or airport facilities were observed. Operations at the airport are back to normal.
The controllers are stopping work as part of a national strike by public sector workers in France.
One of Velocity’s newest, but also most underrated airline partners is Hong Kong Airlines – because while the airline has limited routes to Australia, its network across Asia provides many opportunities for using Velocity points.
“We’re a tad short in pilots,” he said. “But should be alright by September or October.”
According to the ch-aviation fleets module, SilkAir currently operates three A319-100s, nine A320s, five B737 MAX 8s, and seventeen B737-800s. Until March 2019, the carrier will add three more B737 MAX 8s in the current cabin configuration and retire one A319 and A320 each.
“It’s an exciting program that will provide first-hand observation and practical learning and will offer a first taste of the exciting and professionally promising aviation sector.”
Birmingham City University and Meridian agreed a strategic partnership last year to promote the use of magnesium use, and they joined forces for an inaugural magnesium symposium at the university’s city centre campus in Birmingham.
Aviation industry analyst Rick Erickson joins Global News Morning to talk about the implications for travellers and the Canadian economy in the event WestJet pilots decide to strike.
A banking executive who was sucked out of the plane’s window died later, but the pilots managed to safely land the aircraft.
Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an alert to the public and placed posters at airports that read: “Be Air Aware: Sexual Assault on Aircraft is a Federal Crime.”
Qantas is inviting regional cities and state governments to state their case in a bid to house its new pilot academy, due to open in 2019.
“The process will be very competitive and although there can only be one Academy, we’re encouraging every region to put their best case forward.”
Tammie Jo Shults said her first thought was “here we go” as she recalled her navy days when the Southwest flight began to descend.
Reginald F. Perry, owner of Barbers Point Aviation Services
The Countdown security guard who died after being attacked at the supermarket has been named. He was Goran Milosavljevic, a Serbian national. Picture / supplied.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of Korean Air Lines workers protested in the center of Seoul on late Friday calling for the airline’s chairman Cho Yang-ho to resign because of the bad behavior of his daughters.
A Korean Air Lines’ pilot takes part in a protest against the abuse of power by family members of Korean Air Lines’ chairman, in central Seoul, South Korea, May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Turkish Airlines is ready to help Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) to train pilots and improve their skills on more favorable terms, coordinator of the Turkish Airlines training center told reporters during the press tour to the company.
Brnik, 25 April – A rally has held at the Ljubljana airport on Wednesday as the airport’s firefighters and aircraft maintenance controllers demanded better pay. The employees reject the new collective bargaining agreement,
The United Nations’ aviation agency said airlines should make it mandatory for their cabin crew to learn how to identify and respond to human trafficking, according to training guidelines released on Monday.