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AeroTime Team
As privatization looms, 120 Air India pilots quit over pay

The Indian government is moving ahead with plans to exit the struggling national carrier. But the approaching newest round of attempts to sell Air India appears to be causing internal tensions. Following en masse resignation of Airbus A320 pilots over salary, the airline’s management held talks with unions, appearing not only concerned about job security, but overall skeptical about the newest government disinvestment attempt....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair tells pilots to transfer, take unpaid leave or lose jobs

A week later after BALPA's Ryanair pilots decided not to strike, Ryanair has informed the pilots that potential job cuts are coming:...


AeroTime Team
AAIB releases report into A319 single pilot landing at Glasgow

The United Kingdom’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has released a report into an incident last year when a co-pilot of an Airbus 319 experienced an anxiety attack on approach to Glasgow. The plane was landed successfully by a single pilot....


AeroTime Team
No joking matter: EasyJet suspends pilot on mental health concern

EasyJet has suspended a pilot from duty after his messages, shared with friends on social media, raised questions about the person’s mental well-being. The EasyJet pilot situation and the airline’s reaction taps into a highly sensitive discussion on mental health and its issues experienced by pilots....


Jason Shaw
UK-based Ryanair pilots vote for strike action

The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) has confirmed two dates for strike action by UK-based pilots of the budget carrier Ryanair in their latest fight over pay and conditions.The first walk-o...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Ryanair to fire 900 pilots and cabin crew, blames MAX and Brexit

Ryanair has confirmed plans to fire “approximately” 900 of its current employees. The news comes days after the company reported a 21% plunge in profit.  Ryanair is planning massive job cuts, the company has confirmed to AeroTime: “Ryanair expects approx. 900 current staff could be impacted”. The company’s spokesperson did not provide details on what roles, locations and airlines within the Ryanair Group will be...


Ruta Burbaite
British Airways loses 2nd legal challenge to block pilot’s strike

British Airways (BA) legal attempts to halt its pilots’ industrial action have now been defeated twice in court. The UK’s flagship carrier recently lost appeal against the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), whose members have voted strongly in favor of an industrial action. The airline had taken the union to court in an attempt to block pilots’ planned strike threatening the busy summer period....


Merve Kara
British Airways pilots vote to strike during the summer season

The great majority of British Airways pilots have voted to take strike action in pay dispute....


Kirsty Ferguson
What Candidates Really Think of Job Interviews

In order to get better at something we have to listen to those who participate in them.Both sides that is.Most interviews are created from the point of view of the employer. The things the employer ne...


Gediminas Ziemelis
Is one pilot greater than two?

Aviation evolves and some things that were deemed as necessary are no longer needed. Regulations tend to lag behind technological developments, so it often takes time before capabilities are implement...