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Air France To Shed 7,580 Jobs

Air France To Shed 7,580 Jobs

Air France plans to shed 7,580 jobs, or 17.5% of its current workforce, over the next few years. CNN reports that the airline expects more than 3,500 “natural departures” — through attrition — that will help compensate for the job cuts. Air France will cut 6,560 jobs by the end of 2022. Its subsidiary HOP!, […]

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British Airways Retires B747 Fleet

British Airways Retires B747 Fleet

British Airways says it is retiring “with great sadness”, its fleet of Boeing 747 aircraft, fondly known as ‘The Queen of the Skies’, are likely to have flown their last scheduled commercial service. After nearly five decades of service and millions of miles flown around the globe, it is proposed that the airline’s remaining fleet […]

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IAC Ilorin Incident: Inappropriate Execution Of Landing Checklist Contributed, Says AIB Report

IAC Ilorin Incident: Inappropriate Execution Of Landing Checklist Contributed, Says AIB Report

The inappropriate execution of approach and landing check list constitute part of the three contributory factors responsible for the serious incident involving a Diamond DA-42 aircraft with Nationality and Registration Marks, 5N-BNH owned and operated by the International Aviation College which occurred on Runway 23 Ilorin International Airport on 1st of May, 2019. This is […]

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Covid19: Emirates Cuts 9,000 Jobs

Covid19: Emirates Cuts 9,000 Jobs

The president of Emirates said the Middle Eastern airline is set to cut as many as 9,000 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic. BBC reports that it is the first time the world’s biggest long-haul carrier has disclosed how many jobs will be lost. Prior to the crisis, Emirates had 60,000 staff. Sir Tim Clark […]

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