Almost 1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses, aviation minister says

Almost 1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses, aviation minister says

Addressing Pakistan’s National Assembly, Ghulam Sarwar Khan said 262 pilots in the country “did not take the exam themselves” and had paid someone else to sit it on their behalf. “They don’t have flying experience,” he said. Pakistan has 860 active pilots serving its domestic airlines — including the country’s Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flagship […]

GE is cutting up to 13,000 aviation jobs

GE is cutting up to 13,000 aviation jobs

GE Aviation on Monday announced plans to accelerate its cost-cutting by permanently reducing its global workforce by as much as 25% this year through a mix of layoffs and voluntary actions. This includes the previously-announced plan to cut 10% of GE Aviation’s...
Coronavirus Pushes Aviation Industry in New Directions

Coronavirus Pushes Aviation Industry in New Directions

This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen as businesses evolve.The crisis has created both hurdles and opportunities for entrepreneurs offering new products or...