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Flybe’s growth plans under ‘strain’ due to pilot shortage
Regional airline Flybe’s most recent financial statement has reported that the airline's expansion plans are being held back by a shortage of traine...
Emirates reportedly to hire laid-off Malaysian pilots
Following Malaysian Airlines' restructuring, Emirates has reportedly signalled its interest in hiring laid-off Malaysian pilots.
All female crew takes to the skies of Papua New Guinea
Link PNG, a subsidiary company of Air Niugini, made history on 29 May 2015, announcing a flight with an all-female flight crew. The flight was the fir...
VIDEO: Time Based Separation explained
Time Based Separation (TBS) will come into operation at Heathrow Airport from the end of March 2015. The system being installed for Heathrow has been ...
Profile: Captain Salma Al Beloushi, First Emirati woman pilot
Captain Salma Al Beloushi is the First Emirati woman pilot, and one of many women forming the face of the modern UAE. It was a proud moment for all E...
A British Airways simulator experience
At the Professional Flight Training Exhibition held in April at London Heathrow, British Airways offered a fantastic prize for one lucky visitor – a...
United Dreamliner diverted following suspected oil filter problem
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner has landed safely after being diverted when pilots were made aware of a potential oil filter problem. In the latest of a serie...
BALPA announces New Entrant Contract with easyJet
The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has announced that the BALPA company council has concluded a New Entrant Contract that according to the...
CTC announces extra spaces on easyJet MPL programme
CTC has re-opened the CTC-easyJet MPL Cadet programme for a limited time only as extra spaces have come available. The applications window for the ext...
Flybe to sell all Gatwick runway slots
Following a cost-cutting plan released earlier this year, regional airline Flybe has announced the sale of all landing and departure slots at Gatwick...
Bruce Dickinson on pilot careers, flight training and the ‘pilot shortage’
One of the first things which becomes clear upon meeting Bruce Dickinson is his passion for the aviation industry. As an ATPL, Bruce has experience fl...
NATS rewards infringement prevention at Stapleford
Stapleford Flight Centre is the first recipient of a new infringement prevention award introduced by NATS. According to NATS, the award acknowledges t...
UK CAA develops Future Airspace Strategy
Proposals which aim to enhance the UK’s airspace system were discussed on 12 December at a Future Airspace Strategy (FAS) conference organised b...
A pilot career with the airlines
For many want-to-be pilots, the ultimate aim is a career flying for the airlines, enjoying that most enviable of lifestyles, travelling around the glo...
Prediction that widebody freighters could be piloted remotely within 15 years
Delegates of the ATC Global conference in Amsterdam were this month told that civil freight aircraft might well be flown by either a single pilot on b...