PILOTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PILOTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lufthansa cancels 900 flights due to strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763551-79/lufthansa-pilots-flights-strike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57763551-79/lufthansa-pilots-flights-strike.html.csp">Lufthansa cancels 900 flights due to strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T08:09:01.622-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Lufthansa canceled almost 900 domestic and intercontinental flights Wednesday after the pilots’ union started a three-day strike in a wage dispute with Germany’s largest airline. In all, the airline expects to cancel about 3,800 flights through Friday, affecting more than 425,000 passengers, spokeswoman Barbara Schaedler said. Lufthansa Cargo and its budget airline Germanwings were also affected by the strike, which the company estimates will cost it “tens of millions” of euros (dollars...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577635512014-04-02T08:09:01.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T08:09:01.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763551@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 08:09:01 MDT Suspicions mount that pilots involved in missing plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691391-68/plane-malaysia-pilots-search.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57691391-68/plane-malaysia-pilots-search.html.csp">Suspicions mount that pilots involved in missing plane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JIM GOMEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T21:36:02.013-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-AS--Malaysia-Plane, 11th Ld-Writethru,1195 Final words from jet came after systems shutdown AP Photo WM102, WM109, WM110, NY118, NY107, XKL107, XKL105, WM114, XKL111, XKL104, XKL106 Eds: Adds comment from Australian PM offering search help. Edits. Links audio. With BC-AS--Malaysia Plane-Suicide, BC-US--Malaysia Plane-Status Quo. AP Video. With AP Photos. By CHRIS BRUMMITT and JIM GOMEZ Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • When someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard fro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576913912014-03-16T21:36:02.013-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T21:36:02.013-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57691391@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:36:02 MDT Final words from jet came after systems shutdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57689796-200/plane-search-malaysia-pilots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57689796-200/plane-search-malaysia-pilots.html.csp">Final words from jet came after systems shutdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS BRUMMITT and JIM GOMEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T12:23:48.017-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia • The final words from the missing Malaysian jetliner’s cockpit gave no indication anything was wrong even though one of the plane’s communications systems had already been disabled, officials said Sunday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in the disappearance. As authorities examined a flight simulator that was confiscated from the home of one of the pilots and dug through the background of all 239 people on board and the ground crew that s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57689796@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:23:48 MDT Police look into background of pilots of missing Malaysia jet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681528-68/fariq-malaysia-flight-pilots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681528-68/fariq-malaysia-flight-pilots.html.csp">Police look into background of pilots of missing Malaysia jet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN NG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T16:12:51.081-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • One was passionate enough about flying to build his own flight simulator in his home. The other was a 27-year-old contemplating marriage after having just graduated to the cockpit of a Boeing 777. As speculation intensified Friday that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane might have been commandeered by someone with aviation skills, a picture began to emerge of the two pilots. Police have said they are looking at their psychological background, their family life and conne...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57681528@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:12:51 MDT Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652623-68/plane-flight-airlines-jet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652623-68/plane-flight-airlines-jet.html.csp">Why Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Airlines Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T19:55:06.804-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea has led aviation experts to assume that whatever happened was quick and left the pilots no time to place a distress call. It could take investigators months, if not years, to determine what happened to the Boeing 777 flying from Malays...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576526232014-03-08T19:55:06.804-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T19:55:06.804-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57652623@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:55:06 MDT GAO report: Shortage of pilots for regional airlines may be due to low pay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57613575-79/pilots-airlines-regional-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57613575-79/pilots-airlines-regional-report.html.csp">GAO report: Shortage of pilots for regional airlines may be due to low pay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T22:59:48.066-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The nation’s regional airlines are having trouble hiring enough pilots, the government says, suggesting one reason may be that they simply don’t pay enough. A pool of qualified pilots is available, but it’s unclear whether they are willing to work for low entry-level wages, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Friday. One key economic indicator supports the emergence of a shortage, something regional airlines have complained of and point to as a reason for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576135752014-02-28T22:59:48.066-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T22:59:48.066-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613575@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:59:48 MDT BYU basketball: No seniors to celebrate in final home game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57580364-88/byu-gonzaga-portland-0-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57580364-88/byu-gonzaga-portland-0-0.html.csp">BYU basketball: No seniors to celebrate in final home game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T18:24:37.838-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Barring a bid in the NIT or some other lower-level college basketball tournament, Saturday night’s game against Portland at the Marriott Center will be the final one for BYU this season. But it won’t be Senior Night, oddly enough. That’s because Dave Rose’s team includes no seniors this year for the first time since he’s been the coach. But there’s still plenty on the line in the 7 p.m. game that will be televised by BYUtv. After all, the Cougars (11-5, 19-10) are still trying to hang on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580364@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:24:37 MDT Pilots of UPS cargo jet reported fatigue before crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57573950-68/pilots-beal-cargo-ups.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57573950-68/pilots-beal-cargo-ups.html.csp">Pilots of UPS cargo jet reported fatigue before crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T12:45:09.511-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 12:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The pilots of a UPS cargo jet that crashed last August complained about the company’s tiring work schedules at the start of the fatal flight, and then made errors shortly before the plane flew into a hillside and burst into flames, according to information presented at a hearing Thursday. The pilots were killed in the pre-dawn crash as they tried to land at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala., where the main runway was closed for maintenance. Captain C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57573950@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:45:09 MDT