The American Airlines pilot who died mid-flight en route from Phoenix to Boston on Monday morning, forcing his first officer to land the plane, has been identified as Captain Michael Johnston. The airline issued a statement naming the pilot on Monday. He was 57 years old.
“Welcome to Palestine,” said an Alitalia pilot as he landed in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, causing a stir among passengers and the airline’s Israeli employees, an Alitalia spokesman reportedly said. The Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported that his
Iberia will begin hiring to fill 120 pilot positions in the coming weeks, after 11 years without accepting applications. The new pilots will join Iberia over the next two years, starting this summer. Agreements between the company and the pilots union SEPLA signed in
Air travel is arguably one of the most convenient, fastest and safest means of transportation. You are actually more likely to come into harms way while reading this on your smartphone lying down on that comfy sofa in your posh living room than traveling 40,000 feet in the
In a scene reminiscent of the movie Flight by director Robert Zemeckis, a pilot has been removed from a plane and arrested on suspicion of being drunk as he prepared to take off. The Flybe pilot was preparing to fly from Newquay, Cornwall, to London Gatwick yesterday
Aeroflot yesterday announced the recruitment of first foreign pilot from Germany, to operate Prague service on 24-Sep-2014. Another pilot from Germany and the Czech Republic are undergoing approval procedures. Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Savelyev