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Etihad gives six-year-old 'pilot' an unforgettable experience

Six-year-old Adam Mohammad Amer, who surprised pilots onboard an Etihad Airways flight with his in-depth aviation knowledge, finally got the opportunity of a lifetime. Etihad Airways invited the little boy to become a pilot for a

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Etihad Airways pilot dies mid-flight

An Etihad Airways cargo flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam was forced to divert its path after its pilot passed away mid-flight, said a report. Flight EY 927 made an emergency landing in Kuwait, where a medical team was present to

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US approves $1bn Iraq pilot training deal

The US State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale worth $1.06 billion to Iraq for pilot and maintenance training, contractor logistical support (CLS) for trainer aircraft, and base support, said a report. The D

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Lufthansa cancels 900 flights as pilots go on two-day strike

Lufthansa's pilots have launched a two-day strike following an ongoing wage dispute, forcing the carrier to cancel close to 900 flights on Wednesday alone, said a report. The pilot's union had initially called for a 24-hou

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Pakistani air force jet crashes, killing pilot

A Pakistan Air Force jet crashed on Saturday while on a training mission in the country's northwest, killing the pilot, the military said. The F-7 aircraft went down near the town of Jamrud, near the entrance to the Khyber Pas

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Emirates Flight Training Academy, Boeing ink partnership deal

Emirates Flight Training Academy,  developed by Emirates airline, has signed an agreement with Boeing under which both organisations will collaborate on a comprehensive training curriculum and software infrastructure to support academy oper

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Tougher pilot screening after Germanwings crash

A year after the Germanwings plane crash, Germany's lower house of parliament has passed a package of measures to tighten up reporting of pilot medical assessments and requiring tougher alcohol and drugs checks on pilots. Germ

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Swift kicks off pilot for payments innovation initiative

Global transaction network Swift said 21 banks have started the pilot for its global payments innovatio initiative, intended to improve the customer experience in correspondent banking by increasing the speed, transparency and predictability o

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Bid to recover untapped oil resource in Bahrain

Bahrain is considering the launch of a pilot project to recover a huge untapped resource in the residual oil saturation in the Gas Cap of the Mauddud reservoir, Energy Minister Dr Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza said here at a conference on Monday

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Germany to spot drug test pilots

Germany plans legislation requiring random drug and alcohol testing of pilots, hoping to reduce the risk of a repeat of the Germanwings crash in March, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt was quoted as saying on Sunday. The plan

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