(NEW YORK) -- For decades, the aviation industry has carried the reputation of being overtly male and white. At least 95% of the roughly 158,000 pilots employed in the United States are men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "This is a very male-dominated industry,"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration this week revoked pilot certificates for the two men involved in a Red Bull-sponsored plane swap that resulted in a crash last month. Luke Aikens, the lead pilot for the stunt, had requested an FAA exemption in February from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The unions representing American and Southwest airlines pilots are asking lawmakers and the White House for an exemption or an alternative to the federal mandate requiring companies with more than 100 people to get vaccinated. Roughly 30% of American Airlines pilots are... Read More.
(LAKE WORTH, Texas) -- Three homes have been damaged after a military training aircraft crashed in Lake Worth, Texas, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department. The Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer aircraft crashed in the backyard of one of the homes, and the debris... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Southwest Airlines pilots are preparing to picket as front-line employees at the airline complain of mismanagement, low staffing, scheduling chaos and a lack of food and hotels for pilots and flight attendants. Unions representing Southwest's front-line employees say the airline is severely... Read More.
(OAHU, Hawaii) -- Two pilots are alive after their 737 Cargo jet crashed several miles off the coast off Oahu, Hawaii, following an emergency, according to the Hawaii Department of Transportation. The plane was en route from Honolulu to Maui when the pilots reported that... Read More.