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IndiGo, Air Asia flights came in close proximity, report finds

Investigators find IndiGo and AirAsia flights came in close proximity from one another on January 29, 2021....


Helicopter company sues air controllers for Kobe Bryant crash

A tragic case of helicopter crash that killed the 41-year-old retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and eight others, now is supplemented with new indictments. Two air-traffic controllers are blamed for the incident by Island Express, the company that operated the helicopter....


Indonesian air controller dies after helping jet escape quake

An Indonesian air traffic controller has been hailed as a hero after he guided a passenger plane into the air before jumping for his life from the control tower during an earthquake. ...


Speed bumps in the sky: minimizing turbulence

Turbulence is one of the most talked about elements of flying among passengers. But for cabin crew and pilots, it is simply part of the job and certainly not something to fear (provided you are buckled up). Here are some facts about turbulence and how to manage it, plus an interview with Qantas Airways’ Chief Technical Pilot, Alex Passerini, about what he has experienced in more than 20 years of flying....


Ethiopian CAA fires back at Kenyan ATCA: our airspace is safe

Kenyan air traffic controllers warned of unsafe conditions for flights in and out of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, after the air traffic controllers there went on strike....


IATA reports “solid” growth in July 2018, slaps EU AT controllers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports growth of passenger demand in all regions in July 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% in comparison to July 2017, while available seat kilometers (ASKs) increased by 5.5% and load factor rose to 85.2%. Despite positive results, the association still expects rising fuel costs to have a negative effect on market growth....


Deadly crash in Nepal: pilot wept, lied and smoked inflight

A months-long investigation by the Nepali government into the deadly plane crash at an international airport in Kathmandu, has pointed to the fault of a pilot....


French ATC on strike, European airports affected

France is under a massive public sector strike on March 22, 2018. Teachers, rail workers and air-traffic controllers took the streets of every major cities to express their disagreement with Emmanuel Macron’s reforms....


Aviation sector is set to grow, but who’s going to work in it?

Aviation sector is projected to double in the upcoming 15 years, but the workforce is declining. The ICAO Secretary General addressed the issue in Novemeber 27, 2017 speech, urging to do “a much better job of both attracting and retaining the skilled workers and managers it requires”....


The 5 Highest Paying Jobs in Aviation

If you are interested in jobs in aviation, then it’s important to know that there is more in industry than piloting or becoming an aircraft mechanic....