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Victoria Bryan

Commentary: From newsroom to cockpit - my new challenge as a female pilot

05 Sep 2018

We are experiencing turbulence. I use the joystick to keep the crosshairs centered.

Ryanair strike hits 55,000 passengers across Europe

10 Aug 2018

DUBLIN/BERLIN Ryanair endured its worst one-day strike on Friday after a walk-out by pilots in five European countries disrupted the plans of an estimated 55,000 travellers with the budget airline at the height of the summer holiday season. | Video

Ryanair-Piloten streiken für bessere Arbeitsbedingungen

10 Aug 2018

Frankfurt Mit einem der größten Streiks in der Geschichte von Ryanair haben die Piloten den irischen Billigflieger am Freitag unter Druck gesetzt.

TUI cautions that summer heatwave to dampen holiday demand

09 Aug 2018

BERLIN/LONDON European travel and tourism group TUI Group said a summer heatwave in northern Europe would prevent it from beating its forecasts, falling in line with rival Thomas Cook which has also warned about the impact of hot weather.

Ryanair strike widens as German, Dutch pilots join Friday stoppage

08 Aug 2018

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24-hour stoppages set to hit Europe's biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the holiday season. | Video

North Atlantic tailwinds lift Lufthansa revenue outlook

31 Jul 2018

BERLIN Lufthansa raised its ticket price forecasts for the rest of 2018 on Tuesday as the demise of rival Air Berlin drove demand on German and North Atlantic routes, lifting its shares.

Germany moves to protect key companies from Chinese investors

27 Jul 2018

BERLIN Germany is stepping up efforts to prevent companies in critical industries from falling into Chinese hands, taking a stake in a high-voltage network operator and planning to veto the sale of a machine-tooling business.

Days of MRJ regional jet delays are over, manufacturer says

20 Jul 2018

(This version of the July 18 story corrects aircraft in paragraph 10 to 787, not 737.)

Two become one? Planemakers work on tech to cut pilot numbers

19 Jul 2018

FARNBOROUGH, England/SINGAPORE Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.

Airbus says activating Brexit contingency plans as UK strategy 'unravelling'

18 Jul 2018

FARNBOROUGH, England Airbus is activating its Brexit contingency plans as the British government's strategy for leaving the European Union appears to be "unravelling," the head of Europe's biggest planemaker said on Wednesday.

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