All posts tagged "pilots"

  • Korean Air Lines planes are visible outside a window at a departure gate of Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on Feb. 19, 2016. Unionized pilots of South Korea's No. 1 carrier voted for a strike on the day which, if carried out, would be the first in 11 years. The pilots demanded a 37 percent wage hike, while the management offered a 1.9 percent increase. The union said it is not planning on an immediate walkout, but will gradually raise the strike participation level depending on how talks proceed with the management. (Yonhap)
    Korean Air fires pilot for hampering flight by joining work-to-rule action

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s top flag carrier, decided to fire a pilot on Monday for rejecting the company flight order and hampering normal business operations to follow the work-to-rule campaign underway since...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
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    Korean Air, Asiana struggle to retain pilots

    By Lee Hyo-sik Korean Air and Asiana Airlines are struggling to retain their pilots who are being tempted by higher salaries and better incentives offered by Chinese rivals, officials said Monday. The increasing exodus of local pilots...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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    S. Korean pilots look overseas for higher pay

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Park Gyeong-cheol, a 35-year-old pilot for Asiana Airlines Inc., thought he had found his lifetime job when he first entered the company years ago. Following grueling training and tests, he was proud and made...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Pilots on Crashed Asiana Jet to Return to Work as Ground Staff

    Two of the pilots aboard the Asiana Airlines jet that crash-landed in San Francisco airport back in July will return to work, as ground staff, the airline said Wednesday. Lee Kang-Kuk, who was in charge of the plane...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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