June 15, 2021

Trinidad: CAL pilots raise safety concern over ATR planes

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From Caribbean News Service PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul 15 2017 – On the heels of an emergency landing in St Lucia by an ATR aircraft belonging to Caribbean Airlines (CAL), pilots yesterday held a “critical” meeting to discuss safety concerns over the aircraft. The T&T Guardian was told by a source that the pilots are threatening […]

Sacrifice for safety? Pakistani airline staff behead goat on runway before flight (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) staff who lost six of their colleagues in a crash this month, were purportedly pictured sacrificing a goat at an airport, prompting suggestions that it was done to ensure the safety of an aircraft. The national carrier is still reeling from an air disaster on December 7, when an ATR aircraft […]

LIAT highlights illness trends

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From Caribbean News Service ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Oct 26 2016 – A top official of regional airline LIAT has warned that the current level of sickness plaguing the Antigua-based carrier was simply “unsustainable for a commercial airline”. Acting Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones issued the warning in a statement in which the company revealed that […]