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September 28, 2018 4:35 AM A Plane Crash Landed in Micronesia and Sunk Into a Lagoon

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing of a plane Friday morning in a Pacific lagoon. The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway while trying to land at Chuuk Island in the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the airline. Striking footage from the scene shows people being rescued in boats 44

September 19, 2018 4:45 PM BALPA union sees Ryanair industrial unrest continuing for foreseeable future

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said on Wednesday that it expected industrial unrest at Ryanair (RYA.I) across Europe to continue for the foreseeable future. “The industrial unrest in Ryanair across Europe and among pilots and cabin crew is, in my opinion, likely to continue for the foreseeable future,” BALPA General 56

September 19, 2018 9:32 AM 2 pilots safe after Air Force plane crashes in Texas field

Two pilots survived after ejecting from a T-6 Texan trainer from the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Texas. (U.S. Air Force) Two pilots are safe after ejecting from an Air Force training plane on Tuesday before it crashed into a field on the north side of San Antonio, a report said. The pilots survived the bailout from the T-6 Texan II training aircraft 70

September 12, 2018 7:18 AM German Ryanair pilots threaten more walkouts

BERLIN (Reuters) - German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) threatened that it could call for further strikes at Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair (RYA.I) if management does not make a better offer. “As long as Ryanair does not make improved offers, there may have to be further strikes here,” Ingolf Schumacher of VC said on Wednesday. Pilots and cabin 45

September 11, 2018 7:29 PM Aeromexico pilots to strike over loss of benefits after crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Unionized pilots of Aeromexico, Mexico’s largest airline, said on Tuesday that they plan to strike on Oct. 1 over the airline’s decision to suspend some benefits after a crash in northern Mexico. In a preliminary report last week, Mexico’s civil aviation agency said bad weather likely caused the crash, adding that there was no evidence 63

September 6, 2018 11:55 PM Mexican airline Aeromexico fires pilots involved in July crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican airline Aeromexico said on Thursday it had dismissed the three pilots on board one of its Embraer 190 planes that crashed in northwest Mexico in late July in bad weather. The Mexico City-bound jet smashed into scrubland near the runway shortly after take-off from the city of Durango during what passengers described as strong 67

September 4, 2018 6:55 AM Ryanair passenger numbers up 9 percent in strike-hit August

(Reuters) - Europe’s largest low-cost airline Ryanair (RYA.I) flew 9 percent more passengers in August than a year ago, it said on Tuesday, its purchase of Austrian carrier Laudamotion helping offset the impact of strikes and staff shortages. Ryanair came to terms with its Irish pilots late last month after strikes and shortages caused 550 flight cancellations 53

August 25, 2018 12:02 AM Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane

The 15 airports located throughout Hawaii remain open and accessible, barring infrastructure damage or debris from Hurricane Lane that makes flight operations unsafe, according to Hawaii Department of Transportation. State firefighters are stationed at the airport facilities and are ready to respond to situations as necessary, Hawaii DOT said in a statement 61

August 16, 2018 9:53 PM Flight-Simulator Enthusiasts Confident of Real-World Skills

Some have cockpit replicas at their homes; experts worry after man who stole aircraft said he learned to fly with ‘videogames’ When the ground-services employee who stole a turboprop airliner last week declined air-traffic controllers’ piloting advice, saying he had played videogames, it was no surprise to some devotees of intricate home flight-simulation 82

August 14, 2018 3:57 PM German union to start pay talks for Ryanair cabin crew on Wednesday

BERLIN (Reuters) - German union Verdi will meet Ryanair (RYA.I) in Dublin on Wednesday to start pay talks for around 1,000 cabin crew working in Germany for Europe’s largest low-cost airline, it said. Verdi is seeking a substantial pay increase for cabin crew, it said in a statement on Monday, and wants Ryanair to recognize German law and pay social 56