Tag: pilot training

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:32

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative products and services at Canada's premier global defence and security ... Read More

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 16:20

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX. The FAA is currently reviewing Boeing’s ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 23:35

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had to sustain over the compulsory grounding and suspended delivery of ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of safety experts, pilots, and flight ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX planes that have been grounded ... Read More

American Airlines to keep its Boeing 737 MAX jets grounded until August

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2019 15:50

American Airlines has chosen to keep its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX grounded until at least August 19, even if it means canceling 115 flights a day in summer season, ... Read More

Boeing CEO: Safety is our responsibility, and we own it

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:58

Boeing CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg issued the following statement in response to its 737 Max software, production: As we work closely with customers and global regulators to return the 737 ... Read More

Boeing releases statement in response to Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Max crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:19

Boeing issued the following statement regarding the release today of the preliminary investigation report of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 by the Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on the Boeing Max ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor editor- March 29, 2019 18:46

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crash. This initial determination is based on information ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting of the New York Times

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:30

Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive ... Read More

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg finally is trying to get the record straight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 02:14

One of the largest companies in the United States is responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and has been under serious attack by the global aviation industry after 2 ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

Airbus to open Flight Academy, extend training services to pilot cadets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 22:30

In order to meet the high market demand for cadet pilot training in Europe – 94,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – Airbus has decided to open its ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines expands its cockpit team with expat pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 23:04

Turkey's Pegasus airline, continues to expand both its fleet, with new environmentally friendly aircraft coming into operation in 2019, and its cockpit teams, in line with the increasing size of ... Read More

Airbus ready to roll out Pilot Cadet Training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 08:30

Airbus and the French Civil Aviation University, ENAC, have obtained EASA certification for a co-developed Pilot Cadet Training Program that will be used by a worldwide network of partner flight ... Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 22:23

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a mistake and managed to operate ... Read More

White giant with electric legs

editor editor- March 27, 2013 09:38

It is the place where future pilots practise before flying the real thing. Simulator training is an integral part of pilot training. Read More

Kenya Airways’ fleet expansion causes other carriers to worry

editor editor- September 2, 2011 02:45

(eTN) - Within hours of Kenya Airways ‘serving notice of intent’ about its future, when they signed a 26 aircraft deal with Embraer of Brazil, other airlines expressed their fears ... Read More

Kampala Aero Club takes delivery of Twin Otter 400

editor editor- April 29, 2011 01:26

UGANDA (eTN) - Information was confirmed this morning that the Kampala Aero Club and Flight Training Centre, aka KAFTC, has taken delivery of their long-awaited, twin-engined De Havilland Twin Otter ... Read More

THAI pilots receive A380 training in France

editor editor- February 24, 2011 07:59

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) sent pilots to receive training in Toulouse, France, for a period of 5 weeks in preparation to operate Airbus A380 aircraft that will ... Read More