A Pilot’s Life: Nick Priest

IN THIS SPECIAL AVGEEK SERIES, FLIGHT CHIC GUEST WRITER RIDA KHAN HAS CANDID CONVERSATIONS WITH PILOTS WHO SHARE THEIR PASSION FOR FLIGHT AND WHAT INSPIRED THEM TO PURSUE A LIFE IN THE CLOUDS. To most people, the sky is the […]

A Pilot’s Life: Marco Buratti

IN THIS SPECIAL AVGEEK SERIES, FLIGHT CHIC GUEST WRITER RIDA KHAN HAS CANDID CONVERSATIONS WITH PILOTS WHO SHARE THEIR PASSION FOR FLIGHT AND WHAT INSPIRED THEM TO PURSUE A LIFE IN THE CLOUDS. To most people, the sky is the […]

One Year On, Remembering Alitalia’s New Uniforms

EXCLUSIVE Alitalia New Uniforms Runway Show Rome

It’s a bittersweet symphony this airline industry. Last year, around this time, in Rome, we celebrated the debut of Alitalia’s new uniforms.

A Pilot’s Life: Ricky Darlington

Ricky Darlington is a pilot for Lufthansa, flying Airbus 333, 346 and 359 aircraft in long-haul service. He is 35 years old and lives in Stockholm, Sweden though he is based in Munich which makes for quite a commute. He is married with two children aged seven and four.

A Pilot’s Life: Thibault Eireen

Pilot Thibault Eireen is originally from France. After completing a masters degree in mathematics and physics, he worked as a sales engineer for 5 years.
In November 2011, with his first salary, he was able to pursue his childhood dream: learning to fly and becoming a pilot.

A Pilot’s Life: Ali Bakar

Ali Bakar is a Turkish Pilot, born in Turkey and living in Istanbul. Becoming a pilot was his childhood dream. He finished his Master Degree and went for 2 years training to become a Pilot. He started to fly as a Type rating Boeing 737 First Officer.

A Pilot’s Life: Eser Aksan Erdogan

Eser Aksan Erdogan is a Dutch/Turkish, 31 years old flying for Pegasus Airlines for 3 years.

A Pilot’s Life: Jules Hotel

Jules Hotel is a 27-year-old pilot, based in Hamburg, Germany. Spending time with her family and friends is of utmost importance to her. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling and staying active by doing sports.

A Pilot’s Life: Susanna Sundberg

Pilot Susanna Sundberg was born in Sweden and has been working as a commercial pilot for ten years. She started flying 16 years ago, and has flown in Europe and Asia. At present, she flies to European destinations on the Avro RJ.