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Thai Airways Responds to Alleged Dismissal of 400 Pilots

BANGKOK, Feb 8 (TNA) – Thai Airways International (THAI) denied the report that it decided to lay off 400 pilots. The Corporate and Image Communication Department of the airline dismissed the report that THAI would cut its pilots from 1,300 to 905 and procure about 9-10 Boeing 787 aircraft and Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines worth […]Read More

North

Two Pilots Killed During Flight Training of Rainmaking Department

BANGKOK, Sept 24 (TNA) – An aircraft of the Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department crashed in Kanchanaburi province during a flight training, killing a pilot trainee and an instructor. The Agriculture Minister expressed his sorrow over the death of two pilots after the airplane crashed into a cassava plantation in Sai Yok district. Full […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Pilot killed in Chiang Mai jet trainer crash

CHIANG MAI: An Aero L-39 jet trainer aircraft crashed in the northern province on Thursday. One of its pilots was killed and the other was safe after ejecting from the plane. The incident was reported in tambon Tha Wang Tan of Sarapi district at about 4.15pm on Thursday. Full story: Bangkok Post Wassana Nanuam BANGKOK […]Read More

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China blinds US pilots with lasers, Pentagon says

The US is becoming increasingly concerned China’s activity in the east African nation of Djibouti as US military pilots continue to experience harassment from the Chinese whenever their aircraft fly within a certain vicinity of China’s first military base outside its domestic territory. US pilots are reporting that they are experiencing blinding lasers from military […]Read More

Asia

Airline executives resign after ‘drunken’ pilot allowed into cabin of

Low-cost Indonesian airline Citilink found itself in hot water after it emerged that one of its pilots had passed a pre-flight check despite being heavily intoxicated. His plane’s takeoff was delayed after some of the 154 passengers decided to disembark. The subsidiary of national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia said the pilot in question was fired […]Read More

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RTAF welcomes its first five female pilots in 79 years’

The Royal Thai Air Force today (Monday) welcomed five ladies who have passed the grueling tests to become the first female pilots in 79 years’ history of the RTAF. Personally extending his well wishes to the new pilots was Air Chief Marshal Tritos Sonjaeng, the air force commander-in-chief. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More

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Nok Air pilots joked about crashing plane with Yingluck aboard

Nok Air chief executive Patee Sarasin Monday apologised to Yingluck Shinawatra over controversial Line comments directed at the ex-prime minister by some of the airline’s pilots while she was aboard a flight. “It is a personal opinion. I don’t know whether they were joking but it is unacceptable for the airline because there were other […]Read More