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Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut
Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut

Air France-KLM said Wednesday it cut its losses in the first quarter of 2016 but passenger traffic to Paris was affected by terror attacks.

Air France KLM narrows losses, warns of turbulence as pilots' pay cut
© Emergency Situations Department of Almaty Oblast
Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five

An air ambulance helicopter carrying a baby girl with suspected leukaemia to hospital has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing all five on board.

Kazakh air ambulance with sick baby aboard crashes, killing five
Pilot Valeriy Mikhin. Photo courtesy of ok.ru
Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns

A helicopter has crashed in Zhambyl Oblast in Kazakhstan's south. Pilot sustained severe burns, but walked 5km to the nearest village.

Helicopter crashes in Kazakhstan, pilot walks 5km despite severe burns
Flowers laid at the monument to pilots in the center of Lipetsk in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Oleg Peshkov of the Lipetsk Air Force Center, the commander of the downed bomber Su-24. ©RIA Novosti
Turkey sends corpse of shot down pilot back to Russia: reports

Turkey on Monday sent back to Russia the corpse of a pilot killed when his plane was shot down by the Turkish air force for allegedly violating its air space on the Syrian border.

Turkey sends corpse of shot down pilot back to Russia: reports
Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier

With a hint of swagger, Afghanistan's first female pilot since the fall of the Taliban is defying death threats and archaic gender norms.

Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
Stillframe from Victoria Ulyanova's video
Shymkent pilots built figure 70 in sky

Pilots in Shymkent have built a figure of 70 in the sky.

Shymkent pilots built figure 70 in sky
Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report
Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report

A pilot of the plane that crashed in the French Alps left the cockpit before the fateful descent and was left trying to smash the door down but still failed to get back in.

Pilot of crash plane was locked out of cockpit: report
Kazakhstan's graduates at the prom and graduation ceremony at Atlantic Flight Training Academy in ireland. ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Air Astana to focus on Kazakh pilots

Kazakhstan’s national airline Air Astana plans to increase the number of Kazakh pilots in the company.

Air Astana to focus on Kazakh pilots
©REUTERS
Pilots, cabin crew 'twice as likely to get skin cancer'

Airline pilots and cabin crew are twice as likely to suffer from skin cancer because of regular exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Pilots, cabin crew 'twice as likely to get skin cancer'
©Reuters/Yuya Shino
Japan budget carrier cancels flights due to pilot shortage

Japanese low cost carrier Vanilla Air said Friday it will cancel scores of flights in June because it does not have enough pilots to fly them.

Japan budget carrier cancels flights due to pilot shortage
Pilots' strike grounds Lufthansa
Pilots' strike grounds Lufthansa

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Monday it will be forced to cancel most of its flights later this week, grounding as many as 425,000 passengers, due to a pilots' strike.

Pilots' strike grounds Lufthansa
Fariq Ab Hamid and Zaharie Ahmad Shah. Photo courtesy of bbc.co.uk
Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370

Malaysia's civil aviation department said late Monday the last words spoken by one of pilots of missing Flight MH370 were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", and not the more casual "All right, good night" originally reported.

Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370
US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones
US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones

The US Air Force is unable to keep up with a growing demand for pilots capable of operating drones, partly due to a shortage of volunteers.

US Air Force lacks volunteers to operate drones
©REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
Study finds brain lesions in spy plane pilots

Tiny brain lesions are vastly more common in US Air Force pilots who fly at high altitudes than in non-pilots.

Study finds brain lesions in spy plane pilots
Asiana pilots appeared unaware of speed until too late
Asiana pilots appeared unaware of speed until too late

The pilots of the Asiana Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco appeared to be unaware the plane was flying too slowly until just seconds before the aircraft slammed into the ground.

Asiana pilots appeared unaware of speed until too late
Asiana pilot 'couldn't see runway' before US crash
Asiana pilot 'couldn't see runway' before US crash

The flight crew of the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 which crash landed at San Francisco Airport couldn't see the runway just seconds earlier, given how far the plane was out of position.

Asiana pilot 'couldn't see runway' before US crash
Asiana says crash pilot was undergoing training
Asiana says crash pilot was undergoing training

Asiana Airlines said Monday that the pilot in charge when one of its jets crashed in San Francisco at the weekend was still undergoing training for the Boeing 777 he was flying.

Asiana says crash pilot was undergoing training
©REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Solar plane poised for last flight of US journey

For Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard, flying an experimental solar aircraft across America has been exhilarating, but perilous at times.

Solar plane poised for last flight of US journey
Bali crash pilots pass drug, alcohol tests: official
Bali crash pilots pass drug, alcohol tests: official

The pilot and co-pilot of a Lion Air plane that crashed at Bali's airport have passed initial drug tests, as investigators probe the causes of the accident that left dozens injured but no fatalities.

Bali crash pilots pass drug, alcohol tests: official
A meeting of Education Ministers of Kazakhstan and Finland. Photo courtesy of Asset Abdualiyev's Twitter
Kazakhstan civil pilots to train in Helsinki

Kazakhstan pilots will get a chance to receive the licenses under European standards and perform both domestic and international flights.

Kazakhstan civil pilots to train in Helsinki