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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct
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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

editor editor- October 3, 2019

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and have noted ... Read More

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow
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Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type
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ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform
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Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025
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Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world ... Read More

IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners
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IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced winners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 10, 2019

Nominations for the awards were adjudicated by a panel of four judges: Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International; Gloria ... Read More

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3
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American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019

Major US carrier, American Airlines, announced on Sunday that is has extended the grounding of its entire Boeing 737 Max ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet
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Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG ... Read More

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane
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Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

When it comes to where you sit on a plane, location matters. So, which is it? Window seat, aisle seat ... Read More

Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature
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Finally! Boeing CEO admits failure to properly implement 737 MAX safety alert feature

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg, the President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Boeing Company, said his company failed to properly implement ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies
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Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow travelers ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones
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FAA: More access to airspace to fly drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Starting today more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350
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Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists
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Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones
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FAA announces changes for recreational drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary
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Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later
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Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will ... Read More

United Airlines named a top company for diversity
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United Airlines named a top company for diversity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

This week, United Airlines was honored by DiversityInc with their "DiversityInc Top 50" designation, lauding the airline's leadership in promoting ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems
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FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
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Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase
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Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport
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Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkwBukD3nQs ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio
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Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay
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SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator
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Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019

Fiji Airways has adopted the A350 XWB as part of its expansion plans to broaden its international network. Two A350-900s ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations
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Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, ... Read More

FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
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FAA frenzied, secretive rush to re-certify Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline
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FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers
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Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air
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Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their ... Read More

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