Tag: Pilot

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 […]

Airbus Offers a Peek at Its Flying Taxi

Reading Time: 2 minutes European aerospace giant Airbus has quietly lifted the curtain on an ambitious Silicon Valley project called Vahana. It’s a pilotless passenger aircraft that aims to someday add a vertical component to your commute. Think of Uber-like air taxis that can beat the traffic on Highway 101 by flying over it. Airbus has shared few details […]

airBaltic Starts a Massive Recruitment Campaign

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic is planning to recruit around 1,000 professionals over the next five years, to support the carrier’s growth under Horizon2021 business plan. Daiga Ergle, SVP Human Resources of airBaltic: “airBaltic is scheduled to take delivery of its first Bombardier CS300 aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2016. This will create new and […]

1 In 3 Pilot Applicants with Air India Fail Psychological Health Test

Reading Time: < 1 minute A third of shortlisted candidates applying to be pilots with India’s leading airline have failed the test which analyses their psychological health, since December 2015. These applicants to Air India had all previously successfully cleared the simulator and technical exams before failing the psychometric test. Air India sources have revealed that 130 of the 413 […]

Austrian Airlines Introduces New Career Model for Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new career model has been introduced for the approx. 1,000 pilots working for Austrian Airlines. The accord was signed by the company, the Works Council for the flight crew, the trade union and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber within the context of a reform of the collective agreement. The new collective agreement (“KV”) takes […]

How Much Does it Cost to Operate a Private Jet?

Reading Time: 4 minutes How much will it cost to park a private jet in your hangar? Stars like Mark Zuckerberg, Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and Donald Trump all own, and travel in private jets. Private jets appear to many as the very pinnacle of luxury when it comes to travel, and many people have a fascination with the […]

Ryanair Bases and Pilots’ Homes in Germany Raided by Police

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ryanair Pilot Group (RPG) can confirm that on 5 July German tax authorities carried out a number of coordinated raids in at least four Ryanair bases; Cologne, Neiderrhein, Baden-Baden and Berlin SXF. Ryanair Pilot Group (RPG) It has also emerged that a number of pilots flying for Ryanair had their homes raided as part […]

UPS Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement on New Labor Contract

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE:UPS) announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract. The comprehensive agreement provides for improvements across all sections of the contract. Specific details of the agreement will not be disclosed before the IPA presents the proposed contract to all UPS pilots. The contract must be […]

Embraer-CAE Training Services to Launch Phenom Training in Amsterdam

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer-CAE Training Services (ECTS), a joint venture between Embraer and CAE, announced today at the 2016 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) that it will further expand its training programs for Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 pilots and maintenance technicians through the addition of a new location at CAE’s training centre in Amsterdam. […]

Aviation Future: Pilot Shortage And New Deliveries

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we can easily see how the emerging economies are expanding and becoming more stable. It is just a question of time when the people from those countries will be able to afford and use the benefits of aviation. The airlines and manufacturers of flying machines from over the world are aware of it and […]