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FedEx Express Announces Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program


In an effort to recruit the best aviators in the industry over the coming years, FedEx Express created Purple Runway– A FedEx Pathways Program to address the need to support the airline and its feeder operators with a pipeline of highly trained and qualified aviators. In a speech on March 22, 2018 at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith said Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program will play an important role in the continuing growth and success of FedEx Express and its third-party feeder oper... Read More »

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings signs new wage agreements for pilots with the Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union


They govern such matters as developments in working conditions and “grandfathering clauses” for the duration of the agreements. The collective bargaining partners agreed on a wage increase of 2.5 per cent for the year 2015 and at least two per cent for subsequent years, depending on the rate of inflation. Signing the wage agreements means that the forthcoming renewal of the Eurowings fleet with Airbus A320 aircraft, and thereby the safeguarding of Eurowings and its future prospects, is being aided and supported in terms of collective bargaining... Read More »

Lufthansa publishes special timetable for pilots’ strike days


Lufthansa is working flat out to devise special timetables for the next two days in response to planned strike action by its Vereinigung Cockpit pilots’ union. The union has called for a nationwide strike affecting all Lufthansa flights operated with Airbus A320-family, Boeing 737 and Embraer aircraft from 13:00 CEST on Monday 20 October to 23:59 CEST on Tuesday 21 October. A first special timetable, valid for the first 24 hours of the strike, was placed on the website around 19:00 this evening. A second special timetable for the ... Read More »

ILA 2014: Rohde & Schwarz presents its portfolio for safer airborne radiocommunications


Air traffic density has risen significantly in the last 20 years. Greater demands on airspace capacity mean increased safety risks such as undetected simultaneous transmissions (USiT). When two pilots communicate with the same air traffic controller, there is a danger that the weaker signal will go undetected. Rohde & Schwarz has found an answer to this problem. The receiver-based digital signal processing of the R&S Series4200 VHF/UHF radios now makes it possible to detect multiple parallel radio transmissions. Air traffic controllers ... Read More »

Amazon Greenlights New Pilots The Cosmopolitans and Hand of God


Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit two new pilots—the half hour dramatic comedy The Cosmopolitans, from Whit Stillman, and one hour drama Hand of God from Executive Producers Marc Forster, Ben Watkins, Ron Perlman, Brian Wilkins and Jeff King—for its third pilot season debuting later this year on Amazon Instant Video. Customers will once again be invited to watch and provide feedback on the shows they want to see turned into full series, which will then become available on Prime Instant Video. Additional pilots joining The Cosmop... Read More »

Garmin Gives You Five Reasons to Attend Aero in Germany!


1. G3X Touch - Need a smile today? We have a product for you! The first time I tried my hand at G3X Touch, I was left grinning ear-to-ear because of how easy and fun it was to use! I know, you might be asking “avionics” and “fun” in the same sentence – really Lucy? I promise, a few minutes in front of G3X Touch I might just catch you smiling! 2. VIRB - Need another reason to smile? This smile we can capture with our HD action camera, VIRB ND Filter2 VIRB. Last week we announced several new accessories, which are tailored for use in aviation... Read More »

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