Entries by FlightDeckFriend.com

Pilot Aptitude Test Practice

Through our pilot aptitude testing partners, Flightdeckfriend.com in collaboration with JobTestPrep, are now offering practice pilot aptitude tests for your airline assessment. The tests cover a wide range of aptitude focus areas such as spatial reasoning, verbal and numerical reasoning questions, group exercises and personality questionnaires. Whether you’ve been tasked with completing the initial online […]

Airline Interview Questions – How to prepare

If you’ve been invited to an interview for a flight crew position, the hardest part is done. Now you need to seal the deal and show the company you are the right person for the job. This requires preparation and thought prior to the day itself. If you’ve got an upcoming airline interview, make sure […]

Qatar to buy stake in American Airlines

Reuters are reporting that Qatar Airways is seeking to buy a 10% stake in American Airlines. This potential investment is likely to be worth at least $808 million. Qatar is currently experiencing difficult diplomatic relations with four gulf nations which has resulted in a blockade of Qatari airspace. Qatar Airways was named Skytrax World Airline […]

easyJet’s First A320neo Delivery

On the 14th of June 2017, easyJet took delivery of it’s first Airbus A320neo aircraft, which marked the airline’s 300th Airbus delivery. With more than 5,000 orders received from 92 customers since its launch in 2010, the A320neo Family has captured some 60 percent share of the market. easyJet has a further 99 A320neo and 30 […]

Middle Eastern Countries Stop Flights To Qatar

Several Middle Eastern carriers including Etihad, Emirates and Fly Dubai have suspended flights to Qatar following accusations of the country supporting terrorism. UAE, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. In response Qatar Airways has stopped all flights to those countries. Airspace restrictions have been put in place, severely limiting […]

Wizz Air Profits Up 28%

Wizz Air has announced an increase of net profits for the 2016-2017 financial year of 28% to €246 million Euros. Shares in the airline increased by 12% to £21.77 as a result. The airline states that travel demand to and from the UK has remained strong since the Brexit vote. It’s due to open an […]

Mike Langley Foundation Launched

The Kura Aviation board have launched the Mike Langley foundation. It aims to support aspiring pilots who don’t have the financial means to complete their flight training. “The Mike Langley Foundation is a charitable trust that aims to help those with a dream to become a commercial airline pilot, those with the passion to succeed but […]