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Tanzania Precision Air crash: ‘I tried to save pilots but was knocked unconscious’

A fisherman who was one of the first responders at the site of Sunday's plane crash which killed 19 people in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, has described how he tried to save the pilots stuck in the cockpit and how he nearly lost his life trying to rescue them. Majaliwa Jackson has been officially declared a hero, awarded 1 million Tanzanian shillings ($430; £370), and offered a job in the fire […]

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ITA fires Pilot After Alleged Sleeping During long haul flight

A captain of a long-haul flight between New York and Rome was fired after accusations that he fell asleep and was unavailable while flying over France on May 1. ITA Airways confirmed on Tuesday that the pilot, who denies the incident, was dismissed, but stressed that passengers were not in danger at any time.The air-traffic control in Marseille was unable to contact the Airbus A330 in the early morning. This […]

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Air France-KLM CEO has expressed concerns over staff shortages at KLM and Schipol

The chief executive of Air France-KLM has expressed concern over further staffing shortages and aircraft delivery delays, as he looks ahead to the busiest travel months of the year. Ben Smith’s comments came after tough operational challenges at KLM in recent weeks, where disruption and flight cancellations have affected services at the Dutch flag carrier’s Schiphol hub. “We had an experience at Amsterdam Schiphol, which we’ve never seen before, over […]

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