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Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:30 0

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus ... Read More

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 15:42 0

In advance of Women's History Month beginning on Friday, United Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift underrepresented women artists by ... Read More

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56 1

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in Hanoi ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30 0

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25 0

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay ... Read More

First test tourist in space

First test tourist in space

editor editor- February 23, 2019 04:05 0

Richard Branson is celebrating today after a Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached the edge of space with a test passenger on board – the first ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35 0

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. ... Read More

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

From Kurt Cobain to Soundgarden: Morrison Hotel Gallery kicks off Grunge Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:15 0

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain! In honor of what would have been Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery is announcing its next exhibition: Grunge - ... Read More

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

FAA investigating Southwest Airlines safety in how it calculates weight

editor editor- February 20, 2019 19:15 0

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents show that Southwest Airlines has made frequent mistakes in calculations and luggage-loading practices that could cause errors when pilots compute ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... Read More

Pilot killed as two Indian Air Force jets collide mid-air at Bangalore air show

Pilot killed as two Indian Air Force jets collide mid-air at Bangalore air show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:37 0

Two jets from the Indian Air Force’s Surya Kiran aerobatic team collided mid-air at the 12th edition of the Aero India Show in Bangalore on ... Read More

Delta Air Lines flight nose-dives twice before emergency landing

Delta Air Lines flight nose-dives twice before emergency landing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 18:30 0

Delta Air Lines' flight from Orange County to Seattle was rattled into a nose-dive two times by severe turbulence. The jolts sent snack trays flying ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit

Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019 06:43 0

The Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre has successfully fulfilled the construction requirements set out in the Buildings Ordinance and granted an Occupation Permit (OP) ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:50 0

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. Kenyan pilot and four foreigners, including ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 4

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 23:35 0

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo test pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines announces new CFO and Senior VP

ExpressJet Airlines announces new CFO and Senior VP

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 21:05 0

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today announced John Greenlee has been named Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Planning and Operations Control. ... Read More

Southwest Airlines starting service Oakland- Honolulu today without passengers

Southwest Airlines starting service Oakland- Honolulu today without passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:11 1

Hawaii is no longer a luxury destination. With four low-cost carriers now serving the Aloha State, Southwest Airlines is getting closer to launching its long-anticipated service to ... Read More

Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years

Mineta San Jose International Airport celebrates 70 years

editor editor- February 1, 2019 22:22 0

On February 1, 1949, pioneering aviation leaders officially dedicated San Jose Municipal Airport, ushering in modern-day passenger service for the local community after 10 years ... Read More

FAA: Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” during Super Bowl LIII

FAA: Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” during Super Bowl LIII

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 23:25 0

The airspace around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIII, on Feb. 3, 2019, and during three days leading ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53 0

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines acquired by ManaAir

ExpressJet Airlines acquired by ManaAir

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 00:10 0

ManaAir, LLC, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of ExpressJet Airlines. ExpressJet flies for United Airlines as a United Express carrier. In 2019, ... Read More

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Seychelles International Airways planning to start flying next year

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 02:12 0

Seychelles International Airways will start operations next year linking Seychelles with non-stop direct flights to Europe and the Far East. Read More

Pegasus Airlines expands its cockpit team with expat pilots

Pegasus Airlines expands its cockpit team with expat pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 23:04 0

Turkey's Pegasus airline, continues to expand both its fleet, with new environmentally friendly aircraft coming into operation in 2019, and its cockpit teams, in line ... Read More

FCM announces Global NDC Team to drive industry collaboration

FCM announces Global NDC Team to drive industry collaboration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 16:21 0

FCM Travel Solutions and parent company Flight Centre Travel Group have established a Global Airline Distribution Team to spearhead industry collaboration between technology and GDS providers, ... Read More

United Airlines appoints new Senior VP for Flight Operations

United Airlines appoints new Senior VP for Flight Operations

editor editor- January 18, 2019 21:17 0

United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new Senior Vice President for Flight Operations. Read More

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 16:26 0

Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of Teamsters employed by Republic Airline on ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 15:25 0

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of social dialogue. As negotiations on ... Read More

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