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August 19, 2016, 1:28 PM

Chinese Airlines Scrambling To Hire Foreign Pilots

Carriers desperate to address worsening shortage of cockpit crew

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Bombardier CS100 in Delta livery
Apr 28, 2016 - 1:45 PM
The order is the largest in Bombardier Commercial Aircraft history and represents a 'major endorsement' of the challenged CSeries program.
Finnair Airbus A350 XWB
Apr 27, 2016 - 9:57 AM
Airlines have not made a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over the past several years, University of Warwick study finds.
GEnx-1B engine on Boeing 787
Apr 25, 2016 - 3:51 PM
The airworthiness directive requires that airplanes with two GEnx-1B PIP2 engines have one fixed or replaced in 150 days.
First delivery from Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama
Apr 25, 2016 - 1:58 PM
The delivery to JetBlue came three years after the European manufacturer broke ground on the $600 million plant in Mobile, Alabama.
Apr 22, 2016 - 2:31 PM
Inaugural flight to connect Zurich with Paris
Apr 21, 2016 - 9:58 AM
Christoph Mueller cites personal reasons for resignation
Apr 20, 2016 - 3:51 PM
The 777X is among several recent awards the relatively new unit has secured in a competitive training market.
Apr 19, 2016 - 9:59 AM
Widebodies slated to develop airline’s medium- and long-haul networks
RiskChart
Apr 18, 2016 - 6:32 PM
The number of incidents involving disruptive passengers getting deplaned seems to be growing.
Apr 18, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Increases to cover all agency services, including issuance of pilots' licenses