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  • Robbers attack Swiss Fokker at Brussels


    Police are investigating an incident at Brussels airport during which valuable goods were stolen from a parked Fokker 100. The aircraft had been operating...


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  • Cost blamed as training lags pilot demand


    Pilot demand may be forecast to surge over coming years, but flight academies are struggling to fill places - mainly...


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  • Robbers attack Swiss Fokker at Brussels

    News | 19 Feb 2013 08:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Police are investigating an incident at Brussels airport during which valuable goods were stolen from a parked Fokker 100. The aircraft had been operating...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Robbers-attack-Swiss-Fokker-at-Brussels-382456/
  • Cost blamed as training lags pilot demand

    News | 04 Feb 2011 12:00 | Michael Gubisch

    Pilot demand may be forecast to surge over coming years, but flight academies are struggling to fill places - mainly because of a lack of funding for aspirants to a career as flightcrew members.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cost-blamed-as-training-lags-pilot-demand-352730/
  • Helvetic crew flew ‘dangerously’

    News | 22 Aug 2005 23:00

    <P><STRONG>Swiss investigators slam low-level manoeuvring by Boeing MD-83 crew that led to wingtip strike and go-around</STRONG></P> <P>Swiss budget carrier Helvetic Air&shy;ways has accepted the findings of an investigation accusing a Boeing MD-83 crew of dangerous flying that caused a wingtip to hit the runway when attempting to land at Pristina, Kosovo last October.</P> <P>In its report, Swiss accident investigation agency BFU says that the crew, which included the airline’s flight safety officer, failed to stabilise the aircraft by final approach and performed “dangerous” manoeuvres close to the ground. Following the wing strike, despite damage, the aircraft lifted off again to perform a go-around. Zurich-based Helvetic Airways says that it dismissed both crew members after the incident, but affirms it has confidence in its operational procedures. “From our perspective [the report] is right,” says the airline. “We’ve had a special focus on training since the investigation [but ouhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Helvetic-crew-flew-dangerously-201087/
  • Record profits

    News | 16 Mar 2004 00:00

    <p>Jet Aviation's US aircraft sales division has posted record results for last year, with the sale of 19 corporate aircraft including five Gulfstreams and four Falcons. Vice-president Walt Wakefield says the higher sales reflect an improving economy. Used aircraft sales usually lead a recovery in new aircraft orders by several months. Meanwhile, Jet Aviation Handling has been appointed handling agent for Swiss budget airline Helvetic Airways based at Zurich airport, Switzerland.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Record-profits-178983/