Tag: pilots

Worldwide air traffic developments create new perspectives for Lufthansa Group pilots

The Coronavirus pandemic continues having a very serious impact on airlines and its employees. After two years in "crisis mode," Lufthansa Group flight operations still has to cope with half the number of passengers in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the first quarter of 2019. For capta...

Atlas Air wins arbitration ruling in pilot dispute

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has said that its subsidiary Atlas Air has prevailed in an arbitration between the company and the union that represents its pilots, the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224. Atlas said the 26 August 2019 arbitration ruling affirms the merger provi...

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo pilots reiterate concerns after court ruling

Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo pilots have reiterated their concerns regarding Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings' (AAWW) "operational and staffing problems" and promise to petition for a rehearing - in the wake of the a ruling this week by the U.S. Court of Appeals. The court affirmed a federal distri...

Pilots flying for DHL to protest outside company’s HQ

Pilots flying for DHL to protest outside company’s HQ

Pilots contracted to fly for DHL Express will be protesting outside the company’s US headquarters today (28 November) to call on the logistics giant to help address the many issues facing Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings and ABX Air - a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG). The pilots ...

Survey finds many Atlas Air and ATSG pilots unhappy

More than half of surveyed pilots flying aircraft for the Atlas Air Worldwide Holding (AAWW) and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) are looking to leave as are unhappy, according to the trade union Teamsters Local Union 1224. The union said survey results were collected online in October and Nov...

FedEx pilot elected as new president of ALPA

The Board of Directors of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) has elected FedEx Express pilot Capt. Joe DePete as its 11th president. He is currently the union’s first vice president and national safety coordinator and takes on the role for a four-year term. Since joining ALPA in 1986, he...

CAPA criticises passing of FAA legislation due to cargo aircraft pilot rest rules

The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) has criticised the passing of legislation passed by the US Congress in the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 as said it keeps in place rules that exempt cargo aircraft pilots from more-stringent rest rules that apply to pilots of passe...

Pilots at Aloha Air Cargo and Northern Air Cargo ratify agreement

Pilots with Aloha Air Cargo (AAC) and Northern Air Cargo (NAC) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify an agreement providing for wage increases, benefit improvements and increased job protections. The 104 pilots are members of the Teamsters Local 986 trade union in South El Monte, California and Loc...

Atlas Air enters into pilot agreement with GoJet Airlines

Atlas Air Worldwide Holding has entered into an agreement with GoJet Airlines guaranteeing GoJet pilots an interview with Atlas after as little as one to two years of service. First officers with military flying experience will be eligible to interview with Atlas after just one year of service at...

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