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FAA Eliminates Complex Aircraft Requirement for Some Checkrides

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The FAA has addressed a long-simmering aircraft availability issue that focuses on pilots trying to earn some pilot certificates. Until yesterday, the agency required commercial pilot applicants, as well as applicants for single-engine flight instructor ratings, to fly at least a portion of the checkride in a complex aircraft, that is, one with retractable landing gear, flaps and a constant speed propeller. (www.flyingmag.com) Ещё...

Qantas passenger left with second-degree burns after flight to Gold Coast

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A woman who suffered second-degree burns after having boiling water accidentally poured over her during a Qantas flight has accused the airline of failing to help her or pay for her medical expenses. Karina, who did not want her surname published, was on her way from Perth to the Gold Coast on March 18 to work at the Commonwealth Games when the accident happened, leaving her in severe pain. She told ABC Radio Perth a flight attendant was handing her a cup of tea when the woman spilt boiling… (www.msn.com) Ещё...

Travellers, basketball teams warned after new measles arrival in Melbourne

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Travellers and four basketball teams are being urged to check for signs of measles, after a passenger who arrived at Melbourne Airport on a flight from Singapore discovered he was ill with the infectious disease. The warning comes at a delay, sparking concerns that others may already be showing early symptoms. The passenger had been in Thailand before falling ill and returned to Melbourne on Qantas Flight 36 from Singapore, landing around 6.40am Monday, April 16. (www.msn.com) Ещё...

Family suing American Airlines over death of 25-year-old woman

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A family from South Carolina has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against American Airlines after a 25-year-old woman suffered an embolism midflight. Brittany Oswell, a nurse from the Midlands area, was flying home from Hawaii with her husband Cory on American Airlines flight A102 on April 16, 2016, when she began to feel “dizzy and disoriented” and ultimately fainted. A doctor aboard the flight spoke with Oswell after she regained consciousness and initially believed she was suffering from a… (www.foxnews.com) Ещё...

Department of Energy shopping for used Bell helicopter

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The Department of Energy/Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) intends to procure a used Bell 407 helicopter, according to contract documents released Thursday. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) Ещё...

Transat pilots have charges dropped

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2 Transact pilots were accused at Glasgow airport of being in control of an aircraft while under alcohol influence. Charges dropped. Evidence accidently destroyed. (www.bbc.com) Ещё...

Southwest expects ‘softness in bookings’ after fatal midair accident

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Southwest Airlines has stated that last Tuesday’s fatal incident aboard Southwest Flight 1380 will likely result in a “softness in bookings” for its second quarter. (www.foxnews.com) Ещё...

Full Report: Inaugural Flight of Widerøe’s First Embraer E190-E2 (+Photos)

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On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, and less than five years after the launch of the program at the 50th Paris Air Show, passengers onboard Widerøe (WF) flight WF622 had the opportunity to travel in the world’s first Embraer E190-E2. The first of three variants developed to compete in the 80 to 130 seat market. Airways had the opportunity to be among those onboard, taking a closer look at what the E190-E2 has to offer, and to the service of Widerøe, its launch customer. (airwaysmag.com) Ещё...

Profession : agent de bord.

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Le métier d'agent de bord fait rêver bien des gens. Mais la profession est-elle aussi glamour qu'avant? Même si le visage de l'aviation a bien changé avec les années, les agents de bord prennent toujours autant plaisir à parcourir le globe, si l'on en croit les témoignages que nous avons recueillis. Toutefois, pour profiter de tous les avantages, il faut travailler dur... (www.lapresse.ca) Ещё...

JetBlue Makes Big Changes At Ontario, Long Beach Airports

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ONTARIO (CBSLA) — JetBlue has good news and bad news for Southern California travelers. Good news first — JetBlue announced Thursday it will start offering direct flights out of Ontario International Airport to New York this fall. Ontario International Airport, 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, is now under the control of San Bernardino County after years of Los Angeles International Airport oversight. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Ещё...

Singapore Airlines to launch world’s longest non-stop flight with almost 20 hours in the air

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Singapore Airlines is set to launch the world’s first non-stop flight with almost 20 hours in the air, by the end of this year. Singapore Airlines’ newest plane, the Airbus A350-900ULR — for Ultra Long-Range — will travel on a record-breaking, globe-spanning flight that will connect Singapore to New York... (www.daviationnews.com) Ещё...

Woman pilot is hailed as a hero after avoiding hitting cars during emergency landing on three-lane road in Calgary

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A female pilot is being hailed as a hero after making an emergency landing on a busy Canadian motorway – skimming overhead traffic lights on the way down. All six passengers on board the Piper PA-31 Navajo survived uninjured after the terrifying landing on a three-lane road in Calgary, Alberta, following a power loss... (www.aviationnewsworld.info) Ещё...

Is Allegiant a Safe Airline? Using Data to Review 60 Minutes’ Conclusions

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Based on the information provided by the FAA, it is very easy to analyze the data collected by 60 Minutes to determine if there is some context lost. The investigation utilized the Scheduled Difficulty Reports (SDRs) filed by Allegiant and seven other airlines, according to their reporting. All SDRs are available to the public for all U.S. airlines, as well as general aviation aircraft, which allows us to look at all incidents, their severity, and exactly where Allegiant falls in the mix. This… (visualapproach.io) Ещё...

Sorry Folks, No More Emotional Support Goats on Alaska Airlines

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If you’re planning to take a trip with your emotional support goat, salamander, or hedgehog on Alaska Airlines, you’re going to need to travel by May 1. (www.msn.com) Ещё...

The largest airport in the world will have state-of-the-art air conditioning

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The Beijing International Airport will occupy a total area of 313,000 square meters. The airport will have seven runways, built to meet an annual demand of 100 million passengers. The total investment for construction of the enterprise is 79.98 billion yuan, about 12.4 billion dollars... (cmsherbert.wixsite.com) Ещё...

Qatar Airways prepares to reveal 'substantial' loss

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26 APRIL, 2018 SOURCE: FLIGHT DASHBOARD BY: TOLGA OZBEK Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker has disclosed that the airline made a "substantial" full-year loss, the extent of which will be revealed in about a month's time. Speaking during the Eurasia air show in Antalya, Al Baker said other parts of the Qatar Airways group business were profitable but not to the degree that they could make up for the airline's deficit. He says the results for the financial year, ending 31… (www.flightglobal.com) Ещё...

'I will destroy this plane': Court told of the terror on Flight MH128

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At first, passengers thought the man in seat 39H was a fearful flyer. He was fidgety and agitated, which is not unusual on an aircraft. But as Malaysia Airlines flight MH128 ascended from Melbourne Airport at 11.26pm on May 31 last year, Manodh Marks got up too, took something from the overhead compartment and said the words no flyer ever wants to hear. "I have a bomb, I am taking it to the pilot," he said as he walked up the aisle towards the front of the plane (www.msn.com) Ещё...

Narita's low-cost carrier terminal to be expanded

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A terminal for low-cost carriers at Narita International Airport, outside Tokyo, will be expanded in 4 years to ease congestion there. Terminal 3, the terminal for low-cost carriers, or LCCs, opened in 2015. (www3.nhk.or.jp) Ещё...

(PDF) Use of a Complex Airplane During a Commercial Pilot or Flight Instructor Practical Test

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The FAA issued Notice 8900.463, Use of a Complex Airplane During a Commercial Pilot or Flight Instructor Practical Test, effective Apr. 24, 2018. This notice outlines an FAA policy no longer requiring an applicant for a commercial pilot certificate (ASE) or flight instructor certificate (ASE) to provide a complex airplane for the practical test. The commercial Airman Certification Standards and instructor Practical Test Standards will be amended to reflect this policy. (www.faa.gov) Ещё...

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

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An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport on Thursday morning, according to WTVD. (myfox8.com) Ещё...

Airbus is reportedly going to rename its newly acquired Bombardier C Series jet

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In October, Airbus announced the acquisition of Bombardier's next-generation C Series airliner. Now, it looks like Airbus is thinking about renaming its new jet. (www.businessinsider.com) Ещё...

Iran Agrees $2B Deal For Russian Passenger Jets, Amid Ongoing Delays For Airbus And Boeing Planes

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Two Iranian airlines have signed deals to buy 40 passenger planes from Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, amid slow progress with orders of western-built aircraft. (www.forbes.com) Ещё...

Husband of Southwest Airlines victim speaks out about tragic incident

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The heartbroken husband of the woman partially sucked out of a Southwest Airlines flight exchanged one last “love you” with her before she died — and recalled the moment he had to tell their children, “Mommy’s not going to come home.” Michael Riordan broke his silence a week after Jennifer, the mother of his two children, died April 17 after an engine suddenly exploded at 32,000 feet, blasting a shower of debris through the cabin. (www.foxnews.com) Ещё...

Family says Delta employees tied woman with MS to wheelchair

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Family of a woman with multiple sclerosis are speaking out after they say Delta employees bound her to a wheelchair with a blanket hard enough that it left bruises. Maria Saliagas needs special straps to help her sit up straight during flights, so her son, Nathan Saliagas, got in touch with the airline to make arrangements before Saliagas’ annual trip from Atlanta to Europe, according to WSB-TV. (fox2now.com) Ещё...

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