QANTAS SAYS PILOT ACADEMY TO OPERATE FROM TWO SITES BY 2020

QANTAS SAYS PILOT ACADEMY TO OPERATE FROM TWO SITES BY 2020

Qantas has confirmed its proposed pilot training academy will be operating from two Australian regional centres by 2020. The academy is due to open in 2019 and would initially train about 100 pilots a year for the Qantas group of...
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Strategies to Support Sustained Airline Financial Health

Strategies to Support Sustained Airline Financial Health

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2018 World Financial Symposium(WFS) will feature a strong focus on partnership strategies to accelerate delivery of transformation supporting sustained airline financial health....
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IATA survey shows growing demand for customer-facing roles

IATA survey shows growing demand for customer-facing roles

An IATA survey shows that a high majority of aviation human resources (HR) staff expects to see growing demand for cabin crew and ground operations and customer-service employees over the next two years. The survey focuses on airline employee needs...
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Frontier Pilots Say Carrier Pays More Than 50 Percent Less Than Competitors

Frontier Pilots Say Carrier Pays More Than 50 Percent Less Than Competitors

Frontier Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), have warned airline CEOs at a major industry conference in Denver today that their airline’s bottom-of-the-industry pay rates create an unfair playing field for competi...
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Airbus Rolls Out First ACJ320neo

Airbus Rolls Out First ACJ320neo

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Boom aims for supersonic airliner rate of 60 per year

Boom aims for supersonic airliner rate of 60 per year

Boom Technology is fully funded to get a demonstrator of the supersonic airliner it is developing in the air by the end of 2019. Addressing audiences at a pre-conference event and during the Boyd Group International Aviation Summit in Denver...
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FAA reviews Vietnam’s aviation safety standards

FAA reviews Vietnam’s aviation safety standards

The FAA sent a team to Vietnam earlier this month to conduct a safety assessment, according to Vietnamese regulators. The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) said the FAA delegation was in Vietnam from Aug. 13. Vietnam is attempting to gain a...
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Challenging Canadian Innovators To Develop Cleaner Aviation Fuel

Challenging Canadian Innovators To Develop Cleaner Aviation Fuel

Reducing the aviation industry’s environmental footprint will create a more competitive and sustainable industry and is critical for our transition to a lower-carbon economy. Cleaner fuels are central to those efforts. Canada’s Minister of Natural ...
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FL Technics Indonesia Advances On Global Narrowbody MRO Demand

FL Technics Indonesia Advances On Global Narrowbody MRO Demand

Indonesia’s standing as a maintenance hub in Southeast Asia has risen another notch with the award of FAA Part 145 certification to FL Technics’ operation in Jakarta. The Lithuanian company has a 20,000-sq. meter hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International...
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United plans to introduce 737-10 lie-flat premium seat in 2020

United plans to introduce 737-10 lie-flat premium seat in 2020

United Airlines is working on a lie-flat premium-cabin seat and plans to have the first ones in service on Boeing 737-10s sometime in 2020, United president Scott Kirby said. The seats would be installed on a subfleet of the carrier’s 737-10s....
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