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Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Indian airline fires two pilots over mid-air row

Jet Airways took the step after investigating allegations that a male pilot slapped his female colleague during a heated argument.

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike, German union steps up pressure

Some of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots served notice of a one-day strike on Tuesday and German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said strike action was also possible in Germany ...

Ryanair pilots offered more money but may have to change holiday plans

Ryanair pilots offered more money but may have to change holiday plans

Ryanair is offering pay rises to pilots but may force some to change their holiday plans in an effort to avoid adding to 2,000 flight cancellations ...

Air Berlin cancels flights as pilots call in sick

Air Berlin cancels flights as pilots call in sick

Insolvent Air Berlin said it is cancelling around 70 flights on Tuesday after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers.

Qatar Airways marks International Youth Day with would-be pilots

Qatar Airways marks International Youth Day with would-be pilots

A Qatar Airways captain helped International Youth Day take off at Doha’s KidzMondo – located in the Mall of Qatar – with the aid of two would-be pilots.

Emirates changes pilot, crew rosters on US flights

Emirates changes pilot, crew rosters on US flights

Emirates airline has changed pilot and flight attendant rosters on flights to the United States following the sudden US travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries, but it said US flights continue to operate to schedule.

Swiss unveil stratospheric solar plane

Swiss unveil stratospheric solar plane

Just months after two Swiss pilots completed a historic round-the-world trip in a Sun-powered plane, another Swiss adventurer on Wednesday unveiled a solar plane aimed at reaching the stratosphere.

Lufthansa pilots start two-day strike, hundreds of flights cancelled

Lufthansa pilots start two-day strike, hundreds of flights cancelled

Lufthansa pilots in Germany began a two-day strike on Wednesday, grounding hundreds of flights at one of Europe's largest carriers in a bid to increase pressure on management in a long-running pay dispute.

Kenya Airways pilots call for indefinite strike

Kenya Airways pilots call for indefinite strike

Kenya Airways said on Thursday it will be forced to halt ticket sales unless its pilots withdraw a strike threat that has prompted cancellations by worried passengers.

Pilots arrested in Glasgow for alleged drinking before US flight

Pilots arrested in Glasgow for alleged drinking before US flight

Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger plane to the United States, police said on Sunday.

Middle East requires 216,000 new cabin, cockpit crew by 2035: Boeing

Middle East requires 216,000 new cabin, cockpit crew by 2035: Boeing

Middle East will require 58,000 new pilots; 66,000 new technicians; 92,000 new cabin crew over the next 20 years, Boeing said in its outlook released on Tuesday.

230 Swedish SAS flights cancelled as labour talks with pilots fail

230 Swedish SAS flights cancelled as labour talks with pilots fail

Scandinavian airline SAS said 230 flights were cancelled on Monday, affecting 27,000 passengers, after new efforts failed to end a strike by Sweden-based pilots over wages.