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THE man overseeing the search for MH370 never dreamt they would still be hunting for the plane 500 days after it disappeared.
When you’re an uber-celebrity like Johnny Depp a door is always open, a smoother ride on offer – and next thing you know, you’ve stuffed your dogs in a carry bag and can’t imagine what all the fuss is about.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau will investigate whether language barriers between trainee pilots and air traffic controllers could be contributing to a higher than usual rate of near misses at Jandakot Airport. West Australia’s flying community has welcomed the investigation, with one pilot saying he no longer feels comfortable using the facility.
A United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight that he was piloting to Germany.
Hundreds of Australians are returning home on flights from Bali today, but hundreds more remain stranded as a volcanic ash cloud from Mount Ruang continues to cause disruptions. And it’s not just passengers who have been left in limbo and out of pocket. Aviation experts say there are huge financial costs to airlines during ash cloud events. And they say passengers need to stop blaming airlines for the disruptions.
AIR hostesses have to deal with their fair share of unruly passengers.
Pilots should undergo psychological testing and two people should be in the cockpit at all times, experts say in the wake of the Germanwings crash.