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South African Airways offers crew while shrinking network

South African Airways (SAA) is offering spare pilots and cabin crew for temporary or permanent contracts with other companies. As part of its turnaround strategy, the state-owned carrier is cutting unprofitable routes and thus needs fewer staff than it currently employs. CEO Vuyani Jarana announced the offer that should help SAA cut the costs in […]

Massive strike might await Ryanair

Ryanair pilots have voted in favor of a strike due to an ongoing dispute between the company and its employees about the right to collective bargaining, according to IMPACT trade union. According to the agency, several trade unions across Europe are preparing for strikes in connection with the demand for negotiations on the conclusion of […]

Russian pilots fear losing licenses, complain to ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has recently received a petition from Russian aviation professionals complaining about the “arbitrariness in regards to aviation specialists and training facilities” of the country’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya), according to Russian media. The petition’s authors claim that Rosaviatsiya’s actions might lead to a quarter of Russian pilots losing their […]