Stories tagged: pilots
Tue., April 11, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
Stop-loss an option for Air Force to keep departing pilots
Faced with pilots leaving the Air Force in droves for the airlines, top generals are considering the option of forcing some to stay in the service against their will, a …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Elle Tinkle leads Gonzaga past Portland 67-55 for 2nd WCC win
Senior guard Elle Tinkle scored 16 points and sophomore Jill Barta added 10 to lead Gonzaga over the Portland Pilots 67-55 at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday, giving the …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Pilots who fly Amazon planes suggest company may not deliver
Union pilots who fly products for Amazon.com are taking concerns about pay, working conditions and staffing shortages directly to online shoppers with a digital marketing blitz that suggests the internet …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Airline seeks court order to end cargo pilot strike
The airline that ships packages for Amazon and DHL says it is seeking a court order to get striking pilots back to work as the busy holiday shipping season kicks …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 10:18 a.m.
Amazon air contractor aims to force striking pilots back to work
ABX Air, which flies packages for Amazon.com and DHL Worldwide Express, plans to ask a judge to force striking pilots back to work and thwart a threat to disrupt deliveries …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Lufthansa pilots’ union threatens strike in dispute over pay
union representing pilots at Germany airline Lufthansa is threatening renewed strikes in a long-running dispute over pay.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Southwest Airlines pilots OK contract that boosts pay almost 30 percent
Southwest Airlines pilots approved a new contract that will boost pay almost 30 percent over its term and improve retirement benefits while falling short of recent raises proposed at some …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
Hawaiian Airlines pilots picket, say contract talks slowed
Dozens of Hawaiian Airlines pilots picketed Wednesday for a new collective bargaining agreement a week after voting to allow union representatives to call for a strike if necessary.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:08 a.m.
Obama gets bill to allow female pilots’ ashes at Arlington
Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill that would allow female World War II pilots known as WASPs to continue placing their ashes at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
Need a job? JetBlue will train you to fly planes
JetBlue Airways is taking applications for 24 slots in a new pilot-training program. No aviation background is required.
Sun., July 21, 2013
Longtime aerial sprayer applies expertise to Palouse farmland
OAKESDALE, Wash. – If ag pilots must endure public misconceptions about their craft – and they do – Hollywood may be partly to blame. Who could forget that iconic scene …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2011, 2:31 p.m.
Chattaroy man injured in plane crash at Priest Lake
A Chattaroy man is in the hospital after he crashed his small plane at Priest Lake today.
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Adventurer connects thrill-seeking, trigonometry
Summer 1977. John Herrington, suspended from the University of Colorado for lousy grades, hangs by one arm from a cliff, holding a prism for highway surveyors, earning four bucks an …