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BA pilots agree to pay cuts, skirt threat of ‘fire and rehire’

Pilots for British Airways (BA) have cut a deal with the airline, agreeing to temporary pay cuts of 20 per cent in lieu of widespread job losses. According to the national pilots’ union, BALPA, the move protects BA staff from the airline’s controversial “fire-and-rehire” scheme – where staff are offered new contracts on unfavourable conditions.

Jetstar to cancel 90 flights as pilots take protected industrial action

Jetstar says it will cancel 90 flights over the weekend of December 14/15 in response to protected industrial action by the pilots union the AFAP.

Singapore’s ST Engineering sells flight school to Regional Express

Singapore-based ST Engineering has sold its ST Aerospace Academy pilot training school in Ballarat, Victoria to Australia's Regional Express.

Cobham opens applications for 2020 cadet pilot course

Cobham Aviation Services has opened applications for its second cadet pilot course that will commence in early 2020 and be run by Flight Training Adelaide.

Stepping Stones – from Tropicair to Virgin Australia Regional Airlines

The Australian Aviation feature on Virgin Australia Regional Airlines training captain Peter Phillips is from the December 2018 magazine edition.

Tigerair Australia pilots plan four-hour work stoppage on Friday, Jan 25

Tigerair Australia says it has rescheduled a number of flights on Friday morning ahead of a planned four-hour work stoppage by the airline's pilots.


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