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More than half of world's airline pilots no longer flying-survey

January 28, 2021 11:03 pm

A poll of nearly 2,600 pilots by UK-based GOOSE Recruitment and industry publication FlightGlobal, released on Thursday, found only 43% were doing the job they had trained for, with 30% unemployed, 17% furloughed and 10% in non-flying roles.

US bans PIA operations over dubious licences issue: Report

July 10, 2020 5:58 pm

The decision has been taken after 262 Pakistani pilots were grounded, whose licences the Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan had termed "dubious" in the National Assembly.

What pilots do when a pandemic grounds half the world’s planes

June 17, 2020 2:35 pm

“We will do anything we can by problem solving and managing risks to protect our families,” said Chris Riggins, a pilot for Delta Air Lines Inc. and a spokesman for the Air Line Pilots Association. “If that means working in a grocery store, pilots will do it.”

Jet Airways pilots warn of "non-cooperation" on salary payment default

September 06, 2018 2:08 pm

Significantly, Jet Airways had delayed payment of July salaries to its staff earlier. It had proposed an up to 25 per cent cut in salaries of its employees in late June but was forced to defer the plan following opposition from its pilots' union - National Aviator's Guild (NAG) - and engineers.

Pilots jostle for jobs as 4,000 apply for 250 slots

October 13, 2014 11:02 am

Intensifying competition in the Indian airspace has led to an immediate demand for 500 pilots.

Not for pilots: Mouthwash,cough syrup with alcohol

October 28, 2013 4:53 am

The warning is part of DGCA’s new draft rules to check alcohol consumption among staff.

2 pilots admit to dozing off in plane cockpit

September 26, 2013 3:51 pm

The report compiled by CAA said the flight crew was suffering from symptoms of severe fatigue.

DGCA cancels licences of two pilots

September 09, 2013 3:00 am

Acting for the first time in an election-related issue,the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended licences of two pilots

Australian plane evacuated after cockpit smoke,pilots hospitalised

July 30, 2013 2:55 am

Passengers of a Qantas Airline aircraft had to be evacuated and its pilots hospitalised Monday after smoke was reported from its cockpit at Canberra Airport

IAF shoots down indigenous trainer project

July 30, 2013 12:17 am

Air Chief wants to buy more Swiss aircraft to train pilots