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Group issues ultimatum to Rivers govt on detained pilots

Rivers drops charges against Caverton, pilots

  The Rivers State Government has withdrawn and discontinued the two separate charges it filed against Caverton Helicopters pilots.  The charges were contained in...

Rivers drops charges against Caverton Helicopters, pilots 

Rivers drops charges against Caverton Helicopters, pilots 

  The Rivers State Government has withdrawn and discontinued the two separate charges it filed against Caverton Helicopters pilots. The charges were contained in...

Group issues ultimatum to Rivers govt on detained pilots

Group issues ultimatum to Rivers govt on detained pilots

  The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), representing indigenous carriers, has given the Rivers State Government 24 hours to release the two detained pilots of...

British Airways cancels flights as pilots embark on strike

British Airways cancels flights as pilots embark on strike

  British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay....

French judges blame Air France pilots for 2009 crash

French judges blame Air France pilots for 2009 crash

  French judges have dropped charges against Air France and Airbus over a mid-Atlantic plane crash in 2009 that killed all 228 people on board, blaming the pilots...

Captain of crashed Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737 Max 8 plane not trained, says colleague 

Ethiopian Airlines chief hits at critics, says ‘our pilots are trained on appropriate simulators’ 

The Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, has decried media reports, which suggested that the captain of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines...

Pilots searched for checklist 20 seconds to Lion Air crash

Pilots searched for checklist 20 seconds to Lion Air crash

Indonesian investigators on Thursday said the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Lion Air Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jet showed pilots searched for the right checklist in...

Moves to license pilot-less aircraft worry German pilots association

Moves to license pilot-less aircraft worry German pilots association

The new head of Germany’s Pilots’ Association has come out strongly against moves towards licensing pilot-less aircraft. “The highest level of safety can only be...

China Eastern, Japan Airlines to set up joint venture

Japan to enforce mandatory alcohol tests for pilots

Following a series of flight delays caused by drunk or hungover pilots at Japanese carriers, Japan plans to make alcohol tests mandatory for pilots, transport ministry...

Harmattan haze

Harmattan haze: NCAA cautions pilots, airline operators

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned Pilots and airline operators to observe safety precautions in line with Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations...

Boeing, Green Africa Airways commit to $11.7bn aircraft deal

Indonesia crash: Boeing alerts pilots over fuselage sensors

In the wake of last week’s Indonesian jetliner crash, Boeing Co on Wednesday said it had issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a...

Aeromexico: Pilots to strike over loss of benefits after crash

Aeromexico: Pilots to strike over loss of benefits after crash

Unionized pilots of Mexico’s largest airline, Aeromexico, on Tuesday said they plan to strike on Oct. 1 over the airline’s decision to suspend some employee benefits...