Indian pilots lack sleep as social media use keeps them up – Air Force Chief

In the war for a good night’s sleep, India’s top air force official has called for the service to develop a system to assess how well rested their pilots are before they fly. “Long hours” on social media are to blame. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights,” Air Chief […]

Pilots Share Stories of First Flights to a Major Airport

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Ryanair’s German Pilots Join Widespread European Strikes

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The World’s Best Airport Food, According to Pilots

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Ryanair strikes: Now pilots in Germany are set to strike – will your holiday be affected?

Ryanair pilots in Germany have voted in favour of industrial action, with 96 per cent of those balloted supporting the strike. Any action will be announced 24 hours in advance so travellers can make alternative arrangements. Irish-based pilots have to give their employer seven days notice for striking, but German pilots do not have to […]

Amazon stops asking viewers to vote on Prime Video pilots

Amazon has been relatively unique among streaming giants in not only requesting pilots, but putting them up for a vote by the viewers. Unfortunately, you’ll have to kiss that democratic process goodbye. The company’s Jennifer Salke has announced that Prime Video pilot voting has been “set aside for now.” Instead, it’ll use both its own […]

Ryanair: Pilots to strike for a FOURTH day next week – is your holiday affected?

Ryanair pilots employed in Ireland have announced they will strike on Friday 3 August unless their demands are met. The members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) have warned that further strikes could take place unless Ryanair’s management “changed tack and negotiated in good faith on the issue of base transfers and related matters.” IALPA tweeted […]

Ryanair flight news: 30 UK and Ireland trips cancelled as pilots strike 'rejecting' offers

Ryanair flights from the UK to Ireland will be cancelled, the travel provider has announced. The company tweeted a statement to their account revealing the changes to travel plans. The tweet stated: “Ryanair to cancel up to 30 of 290 Irish flights on Thurs 12 July, only some IRE-UK flights affected. “All Ireland to Europe […]

Ryanair strikes: Only 27 per cent of pilots backed action – will the strike go ahead?

Ryanair has called on Irish trade union Forsa to cancel the Irish pilots strike due to take place on Thursday 12 July, calling it “unnecessary.” They asked for the the union to meet with the airline to negotiate, pointing out that just 27 percent of Irish pilots balloted backed the strike. Ryanair use over 350 […]