Tag: Pilot

Future Pilots: How to Prepare for Your First Solo Flight?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have ever wanted to become a pilot, you probably have heard about the most exciting part of this process – the first solo flight. It consists of the pilot successfully completing a take-off, a circuit pattern and a safe landing, without anyone else in the aircraft (not even a flight instructor). Importance of […]

Pilot Shortage: While Ones Suffer Loses, Others Derive Benefits

Reading Time: 4 minutes Global aviation is booming, the demand for pilots is skyrocketing and a global shortage for pilots is looming. However, pilot shortage varies among different regions and this is not only because of the growing numbers of passengers and airlines’ fleet. Working and living conditions also play a very important role in different regions and their […]

Ryanair Threatens to Cut German Jobs as Strike to Ground 150 Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair says it will cancel 150 flights out of 400 scheduled to fly to and from Germany on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike by pilots and cabin crew. German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called on Ryanair to agree to mediation in its dispute over pay and terms, but there has been disagreement […]

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Second Group of Students Begin Studies

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic began study process for the second group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. The second group of 12 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic SVP Flight Operations: “We saw a tremendous increase in the number […]

Demand for Aviation Personnel in Asia Pacific Skyrockets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing reports that the Asia Pacific region will have the greatest global demand for new civil aviation personnel over the next 20 years. The region is projected to account for 33 percent of the global need for pilots, 34 percent for technicians and 36 percent for cabin crew. The 2018 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook […]

In Pursuit of a Prestigious Profession?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Almost everyone in life is entitled to a great choice of future when leaving school. Limitless potential, endless career opportunities, a broad range of possible destinations, areas and industries to enter into… and many other aspects to consider. How do young people choose the right path to pursue their career? Probably the most common criteria […]

Cadet Type Rating Program: A Life Belt For Pilots Or For Airlines?

Reading Time: 4 minutes For those seeking a career in the skies, there is now a great opportunity to pursue their dreams. Recently, the market has been filled with positive news – pilot Cadet programs have appeared in the market. There was a time not so long ago when the aspiring future pilots had to pay for their training […]

Dubai Gets First Woman Commercial Pilot in Royal Family

Reading Time: 1 minute Shaikha Mozah Al Maktoum, one of the female members of Dubai’s ruling family, is claimed to have become the first woman commercial pilot, according to media reports. A few members of the Al Maktoum family took to Instagram to congratulate the young achiever, expressing their pride and joy on her accomplishment. On Sunday, Shaikha Latifa […]

Air Belgium is Closer to Its Launch: Hiring Pilots and Cabin Crew

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air Belgium seems to be one step closer to its launch, on its website you can now find 2 new career options: cabin crew and cockpit crew. Air Belgium is particularly looking for cabin crew that speaks Mandarin, we can assume that there will be Chinese destinations, meanwhile the pilots require experience on the A320, A330 […]

Helicopter Robinson R44 Crash in Russia Kills All 3 People on Board

Reading Time: 1 minute According to the spokesman of the Russia’s Zabaikalsky Territory’s head, helicopter Robinson R44 crash in the Russia’ eastern Zabaykalsky Territory claimed the lives of the pilot and two passengers on board. Helicopter Robinson R44 crash in the Russia’ eastern Zabaykalsky Territory claimed the lives of the pilot and two passengers on board, the spokesman of […]