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Flight Training In The Pandemic: Is It A Good Idea?

Flight Training In The Pandemic: Is It A Good Idea?

Last week BALPA warned aspiring pilots to think twice before going into flight training. But some in the industry disagree with them. In this turbulent climate it is difficult to pick advice about the future of aviation. Nobody has a crystal ball and the dust is a...
Cessna Has Mid-air Drone Collision In The Netherlands

Cessna Has Mid-air Drone Collision In The Netherlands

A Cessna C182T (Turbo Skylane) had a midair collision with what the pilot initially thought was a bird but turned out to be a drone. The pilot made a safe landing. The nature of the damage revealed that the aircraft hit something mechanical. The aircraft with the...
Tegel Airport Closes – Air France Makes The Last Flight

Tegel Airport Closes – Air France Makes The Last Flight

After the opening of Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport (BER) at the end of October, today will see the last commercial flight out of Tegel Airport. It will be an Air France flight, to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport. It’s a fitting choice, given that the first ever...
SWISS Switches To More Efficient Jets For The Winter

SWISS Switches To More Efficient Jets For The Winter

In a cost-cutting measure for this crisis, Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will use only its most efficient narrowbody aircraft this winter. This means that they will temporarily put their 28 A320s in storage. So they will fly short and medium haul with their...