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MPs enjoy free tickets worth £100k during Covid large event pilots

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MPs enjoyed a bonanza of free tickets this summer worth more than £100,000 from gambling, drinks and sporting companies as they took advantage of the government’s Covid pilot scheme for large events. Cabinet ministers...

BA pilots to vote on new short-haul subsidiary at Gatwick

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British Airways pilots are to vote on whether to back a proposed new subsidiary at Gatwick, which the airline says will be a full-service, BA-branded carrier. The airline plans to base up to 17 short-haul planes at th...

Bryony Frost pilots Frodon to win thrilling Down Royal Champion Chase

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Frodon and Bryony Frost held off Galvin in a thrilling finish to the Champion Chase at Down Royal. The first Grade One chase of the new National Hunt season was good enough to grace any of the spring festivals, with a...

Southwest Airlines investigates pilot’s use of ‘Let’s go Brandon’ anti-Biden jibe

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Southwest Airlines announced an internal investigation after a pilot was reported to have signed off a message to passengers by saying: “Let’s go Brandon.” The apparent non-sequitur is in fact a rightwing meme, based...

Boeing 737 cargo pilots rescued after emergency landing in Pacific Ocean

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The pilots of a cargo plane made a desperate and daring nighttime emergency landing on water early Friday and miraculously survived. They were plucked from the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii by first responders...

Ryanair to recruit 2,000 pilots over next three years after planes order

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Ryanair is aiming to recruit another 2,000 pilots over the next three years to help rebuild the airline’s passenger numbers after the Covid-19 pandemic as it takes delivery of more than 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Th...