Mission Aviation Fellowship
Boeing pauses production to focus on safety, quality and training
May21

Boeing pauses production to focus on safety, quality and training

Since January, more than 70,000 Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) employees across the company have paused production and delivery activities for a day to focus on ways to improve safety and quality. “When we find issues, we go as far as standing down a team to make sure that everybody on the team or everybody in the area is aware of the issue. It’s not meant to be punitive, and we share the information across the programs, from...

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Study reveals value of UK airline industry
Aug31

Study reveals value of UK airline industry

A new study commissioned by industry association Airlines UK has revealed that the UK airline industry is worth £24bn to the UK economy and supports over a million jobs. As the UK enjoys its busiest summer travel period since the pandemic, a new report has revealed the vital importance of UK-based airlines to UK jobs and growth. The new report by Steer, commissioned by Airlines UK, examining the strategic and economic contribution of...

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KURA and Simtech Become Aviation Training Partners
Jul17

KURA and Simtech Become Aviation Training Partners

Stratford-upon-Avon based KURA Aviation and Dublin based Simtech Aviation have announced a new partnership that will provide training to the next generation of pilots. KURA, with its BESTPILOT™ training programme and Airline Resourcing Solutions, has partnered with Simtech Aviation to deliver training solutions for pilots and airlines. Together they will provide enhanced training and airline preparation courses, transitioning...

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EasyJet suspends ‘Snapchat’ pilots
Apr09

EasyJet suspends ‘Snapchat’ pilots

Two EasyJet pilots have been suspended after, ‘Snapchat’ videos appeared on social media. Posted by one of the pilots, the videos show the flight crew interacting with animated Snapchat characters whilst in cruising flight. An EasyJet spokesperson said: “Whilst at no point was the safety of the passengers compromised, this falls short of the high standards EasyJet expects of its pilots.” By Rob...

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