Tag: first officer

Captain Incapacitated During the Norwegian Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Norwegian Long Haul Boeing 787-800, registration LN-LNE performing flight DY-7042 (Dep Jan 23rd) from Fort Lauderdale, FL (USA) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 266 people on board, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean about 3 hours before reaching the Irish west coast, when the first officer declared PAN reporting a crew member had become incapacitated. […]

First Officer Incapacitated During the Finnair A321 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Finnair Airbus A321-200, registration OH-LZP performing flight AY-617 from Helsinki to Ivalo (Finland) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL370 about 130nm north of Helsinki when the first officer became ill prompting the captain to take control and return the aircraft to Helsinki, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure and […]

Trans States Airlines Rolls Out $44,000 Signing Bonus for Pilots

Reading Time: 1 minute Trans States Airlines has once again demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading pilot compensation by rolling out a $44,000 signing bonus for new hire First Officers. The new bonus, which includes an additional $6,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating, solidifies Trans States’ position among the top paying regional airlines in terms of […]

Compass Airlines Rolls Out $17,500 First Officer Signing Bonus

Reading Time: 1 minute Compass Airlines First Officers can now earn up to $58,500 during their first year with the airline, thanks to a new $17,500 signing bonus. The $17,500 bonus will be paid in three increments over a pilot’s first year of service.  The new signing bonus is in addition to a recent pay hike for First Officers, […]

First Officer Loses Consciousness On Qatar Airways Flight To Bali

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways Boeing 787 was performing flight from Doha to Denpasar with 240 people, when the captain reported the first officer had lost consciousness after complaining about chest pain. The crew decided to divert to Hyderabad for a safe landing on runway 27L about 30 minutes later, already past midnight local time. The first officer […]