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August 20, 2023

ALPA: ATI Again Fails to Fill Flight-Deck Vacancies

Departing Pilot Attrition Hobbling Ohio Air-Carrier

For the second consecutive month, Air Transport International (ATI) has failed to fill Pilot In Command (PIC) vacancies left by extraordinary levels of pilot attrition. Year to date, the Wilmington, Ohio-headquartered cargo air-carrier has accepted no fewer than 155 resignations—a figure representing fully 29-percent of the company’s pilot cadre.

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LATAM Dreamliner PIC Dies In Flight

Fifth Instance of Pilot Incapacitation Since March 2023

The Pilot In Command (PIC) of a Boeing 787-9, registration CC-BGI, suffered incapacitation at the aircraft’s controls some three-hours after the wide-body jet, then operating as LATAM Airlines Flight LA505, departed Miami International Airport (MIA) bound for Santiago de Chile’s Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL). The flight subsequently diverted to Panama City, Panama’s Tocumen International Airport (PTY), where the incapacitated pilot was pronounced dead upon the aircraft’s arrival.

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Small Canadian Airline Signs Tentative Agreement

Indigenous Carrier in the Far North Sees Quick Approval for Contract Deal

Wasaya Airways pilots ratified a new tentative agreement with company management, showing what may be shaping up as a trend in the airline industry as trickle-down negotiations come to the little guys. “Since our last contract four years ago, Wasaya pilots have demonstrated their unity and commitment to attaining a collective agreement that reflects the contributions we bring to the success of our airline and the communities we serve,” said Capt. James Harding, chair of ALPA’s Wasaya pilot group.

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