Tag: Captain

What Kind Of Legal Authorities Does Captain Have During The Flight?

Reading Time: 1 minute The origins of captain’s authority comes from maritime law and tradition. A ship’s captain had absolute authority and was the unquestioned commander responsible for the ship, cargo, and crew. The same concept in aviation was applied in the early years, before 1930. Aircraft captain‘s absolute authority became essential after the advent of flying boats. Early […]

Emirates Discloses Pilot Staff Salaries

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates airlines has disclosed pilot compensation ahead of a recruitment drive to be held in South Africa, Bahrain and Singapore this month. According to the airline, captains of A380 and B777 are offered a total monthly tax-free salary of $16,013. This includes $11,633 a month basic salary plus average flying pay, and $4,380 a month […]

Russian Navy to Enhance Captains’ Training in Naval Aviation Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian navy fleet in 2016 will see a significant broadening of training for captains and captains’ senior assistants on ships with naval aviation on board, according to naval aviation Chief Igor Kozhin. Russia’s navy is set to broaden the scope of training programs for its captains and senior captains’ assistants as the navy’s fleet gains […]