Tag: pilot

Spirit Airlines lands milestone partnership with Liberty University

The next generation of pilots can now venture from the skies of Virginia to the vast network of Spirit Airlines. The carrier today announced a new partnership with Liberty University to launch the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program at the university's School of Aeronautics in Lynchburg, Virginia....

American Airlines pilots ratify new agreement

American Airlines pilots, represented by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), ratified a new four-year agreement with the company today. The new contract will deliver more than $9 billion of compensation and quality-of-life benefits to American’s 15,000 pilots. Robert Isom, American’s CEO ...

CommutAir Pilots Sign New Letter of Agreement for their Long-Term Contract

CommutAir leadership and ALPA are excited to announce sweeping increases to their shared pilot compensation program. Incoming first officers will now start at $72.00/hr and Captains will start at $100.00/hr. Additionally, new sign-on & retention bonuses are now available up to a total of...

Japan Airlines pilot arrested at Heathrow prior to Tokyo flight

Japan Airlines pilot arrested at Heathrow prior to Tokyo flight

A Japan Airlines pilot yesterday (1 November) admitted being almost 10 times over the alcohol limit shortly before a flight from London Heathrow Airport. Police said first officer Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was arrested at the airport after failing a breath test just 50 minutes before the Boeing 7...

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