Category: Top of the Week

World’s Best Airlines for 2017 Awarded by AirlineRatings

Reading Time: 6 minutes AirlineRatings.com the world’s foremost safety and product rating website has selected Air New Zealand as its 2017 Airline of the Year for the fourth consecutive year. AirlineRatings.com celebrates and promotes excellence in the airline industry and the pinnacle of these efforts is its Airline Excellence Awards. Winners include: Etihad Airways, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore […]

Etihad Airways on the Lookout for New Pilots in Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you know your way around the flight deck of the world’s biggest passenger plane, among others, Etihad Airways would probably like to hear from you. The national airline of the UAE has announced it will shortly launch a pilot recruitment drive across Europe. It is the first major push for new flyers in two […]

Long-Looming Pilot Shortage May Be Near

Reading Time: 2 minutes A worldwide shortage of pilots – forecast for more than 15 years – has so far failed to materialise, but there are worrying signs. Simulation and training company CAE points out that US regional carriers, seen as a source of pilots by the majors, cannot expand and often have to drop schedules or routes because […]