Tag: flight crew

India and Russia Agreement Will Facilitate Visa-Free Entry of Flight Crew

Reading Time: 2 minutes The India-Russia agreement will facilitate visa-free entry, stay and exit of the crew of aircraft of the designated airlines as well as other aircraft companies operating chartered and special flights in the respective territories on reciprocity. A formal agreement in this regard was signed recently by officials of the two countries, a home ministry official […]

New Flight Crew Recruitment and Screening Solution to Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the Germanwings tragedy, and in the light of an EASA Task Force recommends that ‘all airline pilots should undergo psychological evaluation as part of training or before entering service’ Resource Group has adapted its services to best support clients, providing the tools they need to recruit and retain pilots. Resource Group’s ADAPT system provides […]

Embraer Crew Shortages Force Austrian to Curtail Summer Ops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Austrian Airlines (OS, Vienna) has announced several changes and cut-backs to its summer schedule after a lack of suitably qualified flight crew, needed to operate its incoming fleet of seventeen EMB-195s, forced a recent series of flight cancellations. “Austrian Airlines has hired a total of 110 pilots over the last twelve months. As a result, […]

Wizz Air Adds Cockpit Simulator To Budapest Pilot Training Centre

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wizz Air today announced it will install an advanced cockpit simulator at its crew training center in Budapest, adding increased capability for what is already considered one of the industry’s leading airline-owned pilot training programs. The A320 aircraft family fixed base simulator will be operational this summer and supplement Wizz Air’s full motion simulator, giving […]

Vietjet and Airbus To Establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) to conduct flight crew training for its A320 family fleet. In addition, the agreement provides Maintenance training services via the Airbus […]