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Gov’t Launches New Computer-based English Proficiency Test for Aviation

Gov’t Launches New Computer-based English Proficiency Test for Aviation

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government has developed a new English Proficiency Test for Aviation (EPTA), required for those who wish to become pilots or air traffic controllers, as a computer-based test (CBT) in a departure from the previous interview method. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on January [...]

Aviation and Aerospace Consulting Veterans Celebrate Successful Launch of Alton Aviation Consultancy

Aviation and Aerospace Consulting Veterans Celebrate Successful Launch of Alton Aviation Consultancy

NEW YORK, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Alton Aviation Consultancy is celebrating its successful first year as an independent boutique advisory firm focused on the aviation and aerospace industries. Experienced consulting executives Adam Cowburn and John Mowry set out to serve the aviation community with an agile, client-centric approach that aligns with rapidly changing global [...]

VistaJet Consolidates Its Global Leading Position and Grows 22% in 2017

VistaJet Consolidates Its Global Leading Position and Grows 22% in 2017

NEW YORK, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) —  VistaJet today, after concluding its annual audit, announced its results for Fiscal Year 2017. The Company, with operations based in Malta, delivered another incredibly strong performance consolidating its leading position globally, with flight revenue rising by 22% driven by the continued popularity of its unique and compelling subscription [...]

VistaJet Leads the Future of Business Travel With VistaJet Direct, Its New Digital Membership

LONDON, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global aviation company, has today officially launched VistaJet Direct, the new digital membership offering priority access to VistaJet’s one-way and empty leg flights at preferential rates. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/3406fd94-1d40-4772-918f-c39f25c50f69 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/3116b9b8-6762-4f8a-a3a1-684f922dcfac http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/3ae29f2a-29bf-492e-a5a9-89b87dc2894c VistaJet sets another milestone of what the future [...]

U.N. Aviation Agency Voices ‘Grave Concerns’ over N.K. GPS Jamming

U.N. Aviation Agency Voices ‘Grave Concerns’ over N.K. GPS Jamming

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – United Nations aviation agency has expressed “grave concerns” over North Korea’s attempts to jam GPS signals in the South and decided to send a letter to Pyongyang to warn against such activity that could cause serious safety problems, the foreign ministry said Thursday.  “The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) [...]

AirAsia Criticized for Unusual Recruiting Methods

AirAsia Criticized for Unusual Recruiting Methods

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia, is facing harsh criticism for its unusual recruitment procedures.  AirAsia’s Korean office recently presented a special online audition as part of its flight attendant recruitment efforts. Applicants had to send a one-minute long introductory video of themselves, which the company would upload on Naver, a [...]

Singapore Airshow 2014 Attracts Close to 100,000 Visitors over the Public Day Weekend

Singapore Airshow 2014 Attracts Close to 100,000 Visitors over the Public Day Weekend

  Singapore, Feb 16, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Singapore Airshow 2014 attracted close to 100,000 visitors over the public day weekend on 15 and 16 February. In addition to the 80,000 public day tickets that were completely sold out, the Airshow also welcomed guests for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s 45th anniversary celebrations at Singapore [...]