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Europe adopts new pilot mental health rules after plane crash

2 months, 20 days ago
Three years after the Germanwings crash in which a pilot deliberately flew a jet into a mountainside, the European Commission has adopted new rules on pilot mental health requiring airlines for the first time to carry out a psychological…

UN aviation agency warns of looming pilot shortage

8 months, 1 day ago
CANADA: Hundreds of thousands of pilots will need to be trained to meet growing demand for air transport around the world by 2036, the UN aviation agency said Tuesday. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) secretary general…

Supreme Court wants verification of degrees of pilots

8 months, 19 days ago
KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and private airlines to come up with their respective reports in a case pertaining to appointment of pilots on fake qualification certificates. Chief…

Cash strapped PIA pays pilots ‘half salaries’

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: Pilots of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) are furious over the half payment of salaries for the last month, ARY News reported. Sources said since the flag carrier airline was facing financial crisis, hence, the pilots were…

Iranian fighter jet crashes, 2 pilots dead

2 years, 9 months ago
TEHRAN: An Iranian F-4 Phantom fighter jet crashed during training exercises near the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, killing both pilots, state television reported.

CAA warns pilots to avoid alcohol while flying

2 years, 11 months ago
ISLAMABAD: The pilot of a Pakistan passenger plane that skidded off the runway last week was intoxicated, officials confirmed Saturday, as the country's civil aviation authorities warned carriers not to let their pilots fly drunk.