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Air Canada's tail strike pilot carried out the first flight from 777

Researchers investigating an Air Canada Boeing 777-300ER tail strike at Hong Kong have revealed that the landing was the pilot's first on the 777, outside of a simulator. The first officer, the flying pilot, had obtained a type rating five… Continue Reading →

China Airlines Pilot Strike will be fifth day

The Taiwanese airline China Airlines remains stuck in a bitter dispute with its pilots union after a second round of negotiations on Monday evening failed on a list of complaints ranging from working hours and end-of-year bonuses to transparency on… Continue Reading →

China Airlines flights between YVR and Taipei canceled by pilots' strike

Those departing from Vancouver International Airport aboard China Airlines are expected to prepare for further cancellations, a pilots strike at the Taiwanese national carrier to enter its fourth day on Monday. Document / PNG Files Those leaving the Vancouver airport… Continue Reading →

China Airlines pilots go on strike during Lunar New Year race

TAIPEI, Taiwan – The pilots of the Chinese airline Taiwan Airlines went on strike in the middle of the Lunar New Year's peak period, forcing the cancellation of at least 18 flights over the next few days and blocking flights…. Continue Reading →

GoAir A320 crew closed the wrong engine after bird strike

Indian researchers have revealed that the crew of a GoAir Airbus A320 has turned off the wrong engine after experiencing vibrations from the powertrain after a bird strike at take-off. The plane (VT-GOS) was departing from departure 09 in Delhi… Continue Reading →

US sanctions strike Iran-backed airlines and fighters in Syria

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter US President Donald Trump (left) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (right). (photo credit: REUTERS) X Dear reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading the Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional economic… Continue Reading →

Could the aviation strike end the government?

With 800,000 federal workers in lines with food banks, To be absent due to illness and looking for other jobs during the longest government shutdown in history, some union leaders call for a bold step to end the stalemate: a… Continue Reading →

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