Aviator

February 11, 2008 - 11:00am

The meteoric development of India’s airline industry continues unabated as Air India extends its nonstop network to all corners of the globe with Boeing’s longest-range airliner. On February 8, Air India placed its fourth 777-200LR on a new direct route between Delhi and New York JFK Airport, and expected the imminent arrival of airplane No. 5 as we approached the start of this year’s Singapore show.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 5:30am

A Jetstream 32 operated as Air New Zealand Link by Auckland-based Air National made an emergency landing today after a female passenger attacked the pilots with a knife and claimed to have planted two bombs.

February 8, 2008 - 5:30am

A Jetstream 32 operated as Air New Zealand Link by Auckland-based Air National made an emergency landing today after a female passenger attacked the pilots with a knife and claimed to have planted two bombs.

February 7, 2008 - 11:42am

As the industry prepares for a possible pilot shortage, an organization called the Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC) has its own plan to address the problem: create a more professional and robust pilot training system that targets pilots as they begin learning how to fly or transition into flying careers.

February 7, 2008 - 11:42am

As the industry prepares for a possible pilot shortage, an organization called the Professional Aviation Board of Certification (PABC) has its own plan to address the problem: create a more professional and robust pilot training system that targets pilots as they begin learning how to fly or transition into flying careers.

February 7, 2008 - 11:37am

Although the market for charter and fractional ownership is still strong in the U.S., operators might soon face a shortage of qualified pilots and maintenance technicians.

February 7, 2008 - 11:37am

Although the market for charter and fractional ownership is still strong in the U.S., operators might soon face a shortage of qualified pilots and maintenance technicians.

February 7, 2008 - 5:26am

As promised, NASA in December released responses collected from the airline and general aviation pilot surveys as part of the National Aviation Operational Monitoring Service (NAOMS) project from April 2001 through December 2004. However, the safety data is heavily redacted and published in raw form, making it difficult to glean any useful conclusions.

 
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