Tag: pilots

Former Flight Attendant turned Psychotherapist Speaks on the Psychological Health of Airline Crew

Cracks in the Cover-Up by Helen Davey, Psychoanalyst, Psychotherapist (and former Pan Am Flight Attendant), HuffingtonPost.com The recent very public emotional meltdown of a JetBlue pilot — just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant broke down in front of passengers…

Are Continental Pilots Cooking Up a Recipe Similar to UAL’s ‘Summer from Hell’ 2000?

Happening now…….. United’s Newark Hub Has Most of 24 Cancellations on Crews United Continental Holdings Inc.’s Continental Airlines unit canceled 24 flights today because of crew shortages, mostly from the carrier’s hub at New Jersey’s Newark airport. A so-called sickout…

Readers Digest 50 Secrets Your Pilot Won’t Tell You

50 Secrets Your Pilot Won’t Tell You By Michelle Crouch, Readers Digest We asked 17 pilots from across the country to give us straight answers about maddening safety rules, inexplicable delays, the air and attitudes up there—and what really happens…

Volcanic Ash Cloud: Pilot Group Concerned With Decision to Allow Flights

Volcanic Ash Cloud: Pilots Warn Against ‘Rash’ Decisions to Allow Flights Guardian UK 04/20/10 European airline pilots warned governments and safety regulators today against making “rash” decisions to allow planes to fly through volcanic ash clouds amid growing pressure from…