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 …
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.
Airlines have been unwillingly transported to an age of instant customer feedback. Viral sharing of negative flight experiences is an unavoidable part of that.
There are (at least) three ways to look at these passenger incident video situations.
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.
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.
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.
SAS gives us a unique peek at the careers of mother and daughter flight attendants–one of the airline’s first “stewardesses,” Nan Hartvedt, who served the airline from 1946-1953, and her daughter Liv Beu who has been flying with SAS since 1985.
As part of its 95 years celebrations, Qantas has launched a four-week pop-up exhibition at its Sydney Qantas Club of Barbie and Ken dolls donning …