Tag: pilots

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16 0

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 22:02 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. While recreational flyers ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

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

United Airlines named a top company for diversity

United Airlines named a top company for diversity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:20 0

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

FAA on airport drone detection systems

FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019 01:57 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:30 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 16:48 0

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 Aeroflot Flight SU1492 declared an ... Read More

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Miami Air International crash in Jacksonville: Statement from Pilot Unio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 04:02 0

The president of the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, Captain Daniel C. Wells, released the following statement regarding the Miami Air International Flight 293 incident ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15 0

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:55 0

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days walk out ended. The seven-day ... Read More

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Fiji Airways to become A350 XWB operator

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 2, 2019 08:14 0

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

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 22:48 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 19:04 0

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air crash, American Airlines shutting up whistleblowers, loose debris damaging the wiring at a Boeing 787 factory, economic loss claimed not to ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17 0

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

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 21:41 0

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

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:41 0

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today celebrates its air cargo digitalization and innovation space 6 months after migrating ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 15:05 0

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier failed to secure the “critical ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:02 0

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar ... Read More

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 15:30 0

President Trump offered some unsolicited advice to aviation giant Boeing on how to tackle the problems with its Boeing 737 MAX model after worldwide grounding. ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:38 0

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest ... Read More

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

Airline leadership changes hands from father to son

editor editor- April 12, 2019 00:55 0

The executive team of Porter Airlines is reorganizing to ensure continuity for its immediate and future development. Effective immediately, Robert Deluce, Porter’s founding president and ... Read More

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

United Airlines Chief Digital Officer named one of 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:25 0

Today, United Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Linda Jojo, was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the 2019 Top ... Read More

From fines to execution: Phuket tourists warned to think twice about ‘runway selfies’

From fines to execution: Phuket tourists warned to think twice about ‘runway selfies’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 15:07 0

Visitors to Thailand who are looking to tick so-called ‘runway selfies’ off their bucket list may soon kick the bucket themselves under a new Thai ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06 0

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March ... Read More

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

New Ethiopian crash report: What happened in the final moments?

editor editor- April 3, 2019 18:33 0

The newest report that broke overnight about the Ethiopian airline crash states that the pilots initially followed Boeing's emergency procedure before the fatal crash. The ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 04:59 0

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra Aerospace website. The Xtra Aerospace ... Read More

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