“Tower, this is Ghost rider requesting a flyby.” “That’s a negative Ghost rider, the pattern is full.” The famous quote that springs to mind when watching the video of an Airbus A330-200 ‘aborting’ a landing,
Aerocivil, the civil aviation authority of Colombia, is allowing Bogota-based Avianca to hire pilots from other countries in order to fly aircraft that have been grounded by striking pilots. Avianca made the decision after more
New York-based jetBlue is seeking new applicants for its Gateway Select program, an initiative that trains candidates with no flying experience to become first officers for the airline. With the initial six members of the
Being promoted from a first officer to a captain can be a lengthy process, taking sometimes up to ten years to receive the promotion. Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines plans to offer faster promotions for junior
In a quest to find the best pilot social media personalities, there is certainly one name that is hard to overlook. Suneil Banerjee, known on Instagram as @the787dreamlife, is a first officer for British Airways
On Wednesday, easyJet took delivery of their first Airbus A320neo. The aircraft, registered G-UZHA, was the first of what will be many deliveries that will take place over the next five years. 99 A320neos and
In an interview with Dutch newspaper, De Telegraaf, King Willem-Alexander revealed that he has secretly been flying as a KLM pilot twice a month for 20 years. Flying KLM’s fleet of Fokker 70 aircraft, the
Recently, AirlineGeeks had the opportunity to interview Cargolux pilot Christiaan van Heijst. We asked him a series of questions that could be beneficial or interesting to the common aviator, aspiring pilot or budding aviation enthusiast.