Qantas Group Announces Pilot Academy

Qantas Academy 2018

Qantas Group has this week announced that it will be opening a pilot academy, capable of training up to 500 pilots per year to help meet the growing need for qualified pilots. The academy which will be owned and run by Qantas Group is expected to open it's doors in 2019 when the first students will be able to enjoy...

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Live: Boeing 787 drawing a giant aircraft over the USA

Boeing 787 draws a dreamliner

Keen Flight Radar 24 viewers have today been treated to a nice surprise from Boeing. The aircraft took off from Boeing Field in Seattle over 12 hours ago and it's since been making its way across the USA, drawing what is starting to look like a 787 on the popular Flight Radar 24 tracking app. The Boeing 787-8 aircraft, a test...

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UK based easyJet announces record pilot recruitment for 2017…

easyJet Pilot Recruitment

easyJet has today announced that it will be launching a recruitment campaign called “For the love of Flying” to attract up to 450 new pilots at the beginning of June. This will be the largest recruitment drive in the airline's history – an increase on the record 426 recruited last year. Opportunities range from cadet pilots starting their career to...

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Thomas Cook UK open First Officer recruitment

Thomas Cook A320

Thomas Cook Airline UK and IAGO, in partnership, are offering an exciting and innovative new opportunity for (f)ATPL holders of all experience and backgrounds to become First Officers for the airline through the Platinum Pilot Scheme. This new scheme removes the 'pay-to-fly' element as there are no requirements to self-sponsor or guarantee any training loans or costs. To the right...

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New Airbus A350-1000 carries out test flights over UK

Share Users of may have noticed today that there was an unusual visitor in UK airspace. Airbus' latest A350, the stretched -1000 version is in Cardiff for a short test flight programme which ends this Thursday. The tracks shown by Flight Radar show the aircraft test flying over Wales, in uncontrolled airspace which is ideal for this type of...

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New larger Airbus Beluga XL on track

Beluga XL

Announced in 2014, the new Beluga XL, a bigger Beluga based on the Airbus A330-200 aircraft, will replace the current A300 model, that will eventually be retired after operating alongside the new variant. The new Beluga XL will have 30% more capacity and will be able to carry two A350XWB wings at a time. The first large sections, one central...

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Boeing MAX 10X aircraft could be delivered by 2020

Boeing 737 Max 10x

A senior Boeing executive yesterday said that the airline's latest aircraft the Boeing 737 Max 10X could be delivered as early as 2020, if an airline places an order before the end of 2017. The comments were made by Boeing chief project engineer and deputy program manager Michael Teal, on the day that the first Boeing 737 Max 9 is set...

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IAG launches new low cost long haul airline

LEVEL Airline

International Airlines Group (IAG) have announced the launch of LEVEL a new low-cost carrier that will connect Barcelona with Los Angeles, San Francisco, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana. IAG announced that the new airline will fly two brand-new Airbus A330 aircraft, which will branded in their own LEVEL livery and will be configured to carry 293 passengers in economy and...

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British Airways teams up with celebrities for Red Nose Day

British Airways has today launched a number of comedy videos for the upcoming 'Red Nose Day' charity event, featuring David Walliams, Tom Daley and Emma Bunton, who are all dressed as British Airways staff, surprising customer in Heathrow Terminal 5, in support of Comic Relief, the UK airline's charity partner. Spice Girl and radio presenter Emma Bunton can be seen...

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Ryanair Head of Training: “Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry”

Future of flight training in Ireland

Ryanair's Head of Training and Deputy Chief Pilot believes that Ireland could become the capital of the billion-euro student pilot training industry. Andy O'Shea firmly believes that Ireland could be top for pilot training with minimal investment, citing that the infrastructure is already there. The Head of Training said that "more than a third of the industries current stock pile...

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