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 warns of long-haul delays Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58416021-68/lufthansa-haul-tuesday-airline.html.csp">Lufthansa warns of long-haul delays Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Lufthansa plans to proceed with its long-haul flights from Frankfurt on Tuesday despite a pilots’ strike, the airline said Monday. Germany’s biggest airline said all 40 long-haul flights from Germany’s busiest airport will go ahead, suggesting it expects to have enough staff to run them. But it warned passengers should check for changes to departure times. The pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit had earlier announced its members would walk out from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (0700 to 1500 GMT) Tues...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584160212014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:36:01.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416021@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:36:01 MDT Air France pilots go on strike over company changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415586-79/france-pilots-flights-airline.html.csp">Air France pilots go on strike over company changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe’s flagship airlines face in keeping up with low-cost competitors. Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the Netherlands, said it can ensure just 48 percent of flights Monday, 40 percent on Tuesday and perhaps less later in the week as unions protest against its savings program. Like Lufthansa, Alitalia, SAS and other national a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584155862014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T12:09:33.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415586@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:09:33 MDT Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398498-79/airlines-regional-pilots-says.html.csp">Regional airlines not sharing in majors’ success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • For passengers traveling between smaller cities and large hub airports, the ticket may say Delta, American or United, but they’re likely flying on a regional airline whose planes are painted in the major carrier’s colors. This arrangement helps the big airlines pack their planes more cheaply and contributes to recent record profits. It isn’t as wonderful for the regional airlines, however. Their profits are shrinking, costs are rising, and they’re having trouble finding enough pilots to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583984982014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:58:02.314-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398498@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:58:02 MDT Draft study: More pilots test positive for drugs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393659-79/pilots-drugs-percent-increased.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393659-79/pilots-drugs-percent-increased.html.csp">Draft study: More pilots test positive for drugs</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="2014-09-09T11:33:01.761-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, including some that could impair flying, according to a draft study by the National Transportation Safety Board. The study, a copy of which was provided by the safety board, examines toxicology reports for almost 6,700 pilots killed in crashes from 1990 to 2012. Not only did the share of pilots testing positive for a drug increase over that period, but the share...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583936592014-09-09T11:33:01.761-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T11:33:01.761-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:33:01 MDT Safety board finds multiple errors in UPS crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393115-79/pilots-ups-board-runway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393115-79/pilots-ups-board-runway.html.csp">Safety board finds multiple errors in UPS crash</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="2014-09-09T18:46:20.79-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A fatal UPS cargo plane crash during a landing attempt last year was caused by pilots who made a series of errors and should have aborted the landing, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. The panel also said the pilots may have been suffering from fatigue, but said more stringent federal rules governing pilot hours wouldn’t have prevented the accident. Such tightened rules are being sought by the pilots’ union and are being resisted by UPS. The primary cause of the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931152014-09-09T18:46:20.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T18:46:20.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393115@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:46:20 MDT Lufthansa pilots to strike in Munich on Wednesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393103-79/lufthansa-pilots-munich-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393103-79/lufthansa-pilots-munich-airlines.html.csp">Lufthansa pilots to strike in Munich on Wednesday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • A union representing Lufthansa’s pilots say they will walk off the job at Munich airport for eight hours Wednesday, preventing departures by Germany’s biggest airline from its second-busiest airport. The Vereinigung Cockpit union said Tuesday that pilots in Munich will walk out from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The work stoppage follows six-hour strikes in the past two weeks at Lufthansa’s Germanwings subsidiary and against Lufthansa’s short-haul fleet at Frankfurt airport, its main hub. The two s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931032014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:20:02.685-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393103@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:20:02 MDT Germanwings pilots to go on strike on Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347390-79/strike-germanwings-lufthansa-pilots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347390-79/strike-germanwings-lufthansa-pilots.html.csp">Germanwings pilots to go on strike on Friday</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:26:46.165-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • German airline pilots said they will go on strike after negotiations between the country’s biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed Thursday over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits. The Vereinigung Cockpit said it would instruct pilots of Germanwings, a subsidiary of Germany’s biggest airline Lufthansa, to go on strike Friday. Lufthansa said in a statement Thursday afternoon the company was trying to do all it could to get a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473902014-08-28T10:26:46.165-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:26:46.165-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347390@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:26:46 MDT Pilots strike in Argentina, stranding thousands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288622-79/pilots-strike-argentina-thousands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288622-79/pilots-strike-argentina-thousands.html.csp">Pilots strike in Argentina, stranding thousands</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires • Argentina’s government stepped in to halt a brief pilot’s strike that stranded thousands of passengers Tuesday in the country’s capital. More than 30 international and local flights by state-run Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral were cancelled or delayed, including routes to cities such as Miami, Caracas and Bogota. The Labor Ministry then ordered the two sides to accept mediation, and union leaders said operations would soon be back to normal. The secretary-general off the Associ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582886222014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:04:02.158-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288622@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:04:02 MDT As air traffic doubles, safety becomes imperative http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236708-79/says-safety-pilots-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236708-79/says-safety-pilots-airlines.html.csp">As air traffic doubles, safety becomes imperative</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:07:45.911-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely. Some flights, however, are safer than others. The accident rate in Africa, for instance, is nearly five times that of the worldwide average, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367082014-07-29T17:07:45.911-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:07:45.911-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236708@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:07:45 MDT Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58197712-90/hernandez-navy-angels-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58197712-90/hernandez-navy-angels-blue.html.csp">Utahn in Navy gets his first flight with Blue Angels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:54:20.264-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Navy is filled with history for Petty Officer 1st Class Ben Hernandez. Hernandez is was born and raised in Murray and his grandfather, great uncle, uncle and two older brothers all served in Navy. Hernandez has been in the Navy for almost 12 years as a hospital corpsman. He has spent the last three years living in Pensacola , Fla., with one of the most famous outfits in the U.S. military — the Blue Angels. “Just the chance to do something with such historical significance in the Nav...</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> 58197712@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:54:20 MDT