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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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Jul 5, 2016 - 4:30 AM
Joining forces with a data analysis company, the French engine maker believes it can help airlines cut up to eight percent of their fuel consumption.
man with head-up display
Jul 5, 2016 - 2:15 AM
ATR aircraft to be the first application for Elbit’s SkyLens.
airplane taking off
Jul 5, 2016 - 2:00 AM
U.S. plane maker says there is “no drama” with it’s re-engined narrowbody.
Jul 5, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Government support and foreign contract sales have led to a thriving French aerospace industry, with things likely to get even better.
Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787
Jul 1, 2016 - 11:19 AM
The department continues to evaluate foreign air-carrier permits sought by the UK and Irish subsidiaries of Norwegian Air Shuttle.
Jun 30, 2016 - 10:38 AM
Crew failed to respond properly to uncommanded autofeather
Jun 30, 2016 - 9:46 AM
Repair efforts on CVR from crashed Airbus A320 continue
Jun 29, 2016 - 3:01 PM
Airplane slated to enter service on July 15
Jun 29, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Highlights include regional connectivity scheme, liberalization of foreign investment
Jun 28, 2016 - 9:03 AM
Contract including options valued at $6.3 billion