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Record Losses at BA

Friday, May 22nd, 2009


Okay, so the above image may well be a little misleading, as £400m losses are probably a deck chair off the Titanic that is BA’s bank account – but the fact they are the worst losses since privatisation in 1987 still stands.

Why am I writing this on what is a website mainly focussing on the truly thrilling world of flight training? Because results like this should be affecting the decisions made by commercial pilots in the making. If the airlines are making losses, and are showing negative growth across the board, they are certainly not going to be looking to hire fresh faced and bright eyed new pilots. Just look at my current CV record:

My one reply was rather blunt.

My one reply was rather blunt.


Pilot Makes [insert amusing toilet pun here] Landing

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

Just saw this (”US plane crash lands on toilets“) on the BBC, thought it would make a most drole start to the profpilot articles section, as well as setting the tone. (more…)