How flying private is different than airlines for furloughed pilots

  • Former airline pilots are turning to private aviation for flying jobs as the airlines prepare to furlough thousands.
  • Though the basic job of flying an aircraft is the same, the workload for a private aircraft pilot is far and beyond that of an airline pilot due to the personal nature of the business.
  • Airline pilots transitioning into the private side will need to be customer-oriented and learn how to adopt more relaxed practices.
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Furloughs in the airline industry are forcing pilots to find new work in other aspects of aviation, including flying privately-owned aircraft. 

Private aviation is in the midst of an expansion that’s seeing aircraft operators invest in more planes to bring in a new market of first-time private flyers who are abandoning first class thanks to the pandemic. A fleet of new planes requires more pilots to fly them and as

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School’s in session – News – MPNnow

Despite successful first days, challenges remain

While school may be back in session for students across Ontario County, it won’t look like last year.

With many districts implementing remote and hybrid models of learning for students, along with other safeguards such as social distancing, mask-wearing and temperature checks, the first day back has been quite different for many.

Although that doesn’t mean staff and students aren’t excited to be coming back, according to Bloomfield Central School District Superintendent Andy Doell, who said his faculty and staff were “very excited about welcoming students back.”

With the first day of school on Wednesday September 9, Doell said how while students in kindergarten through 8th grade were back at school five days a week, older students in grades 9 through 12 were learning remotely until next week, after which they’ll have “the option to work on campus if they would like,” he wrote

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Biden Pitches Corporate Tax Changes to Boost U.S. Jobs

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden rolled out corporate tax proposals Wednesday aimed at protecting U.S. workers by encouraging companies to invest in jobs domestically and punishing multinationals for moving jobs overseas.

Biden’s proposals include:

  • A 10% surtax on profits of U.S. companies on products made overseas and then sold in the United States. Combined with Biden’s proposed 28% corporate tax rate, the plan means companies would pay a 30.8% tax rate on any such profits, Biden’s campaign said.
  • A 10% “Made in America” tax credit meant to spur job creation. The credit would be available to companies that invest in reopening or retooling U.S. facilities or bring back manufacturing or service jobs from foreign countries.
  • Closing what the Biden campaign calls “three major offshoring loopholes” in the 2017 Republican tax law that allow companies to shield profits from U.S. taxes.

Biden also said he would sign a series of executive

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Virtual schooling offers work skills, real-world lessons

JJ Rosen, Special to Nashville Tennessean, USA TODAY NETWORK newsrooms in Tennessee
Published 5:00 a.m. CT Sept. 11, 2020


Fall semester, winter break, spring semester, summer break — repeat.

It’s a comforting and predictable pattern that takes most of us through our formative years.  There’s an 8 a.m. bell, class, lunch, some more class, and then we are dismissed for the day.

At the time, I felt a bit trapped by the daily and seasonal cadence of school.  I couldn’t wait to get into the work world where I would finally have at least some choice about when I would work hard and when I would take a break. 

Then, after a year out of school, I realized I was struggling with time management. With no one telling me when to take a break, I would overwork on weekends and be tired during the week.  In my eagerness to

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What lies next, who can apply for JEE Advanced 2020 and other FAQs

a group of people sitting at a table: JEE Main 2020 result declared: What lies next, who can apply for JEE Advanced 2020 and other FAQs

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JEE Main 2020 result declared: What lies next, who can apply for JEE Advanced 2020 and other FAQs

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 was declared on 11 September by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at A total of 24 students secured 100 percentile in the exam that was conducted from 1 to 6 September across 600 centres in the country.

Around 8.58 lakh candidates had registered for the entrance exam which is conducted for admission to engineering courses in IITs, NITs and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs). Among these, only 74 percent of candidates had appeared for the exam.

There are several questions in the minds of students who qualified the JEE Main 2020 and what is the next procedure.

Who can apply for JEE Advanced?

According to a report by The Quint, the top 2,50,000 JEE Main rank holders are eligible

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Googlebox stars’ secrets from unseen family to their actual jobs

Gogglebox returned to our screens on Friday night, with the star’s giving their hilarious opinions on this week’s top TV.

The show has always been popular but this year has drawn in millions of viewers as people turned to the programme to bring some light relief to lockdown.

Some people taking part in the show have been catapulted to stardom, such as Scarlett Moffatt and couple Steph and Dom Parker.

While we get invited into their living rooms each week, not much is known about what goes on in their lives once the cameras stop rolling – reports Mirror Online.

Most of the stars have very normal jobs, as they are only paid with a small allowance and takeaways while filming.

But there are a few surprises, and lots of unseen family members that have never appeared on-screen.

With Gogglebox coming back to our screens for a brand new 16th

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Memphis attorney charged, 3 arraigned in alleged MDE bribery case


A Tennessee attorney was indicted and three others were arraigned this week in an alleged bid-rigging scheme involving a former director at Mississippi Department of Education.

 U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst of the Southern District of Mississippi announced Thursday the indictment of Memphis attorney Errol Harmon, 47, in the case.

Harmon couldn’t be reached for comment.

Former MDE official Cerissa Renfroe Neal, 45, of Madison County, is accused of steering contract awards in return for kickbacks. Neal, David B. Hunt, 54, of Jackson, Tennessee, and Joseph Kyles, 51, and Lambert Martin, 59, both of Memphis, Tennessee, were charged in a 15-count indictment for crimes including wire fraud, money laundering and bribery. They were indicted by a grand jury in February, but the indictment, filed under seal, was not made public until Aug. 26.

 Hunt, Kyles and Martin were arraigned in U.S. District Court in Jackson on Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge

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Teachers unions clash with governments over coronavirus school reopening plans

This time, the strike was averted. The government agreed to delay reopening and to add a framework for relocating teachers and student from schools that could not meet precautionary criteria, Maluleke said.

From picket lines to Zoom calls and even jail cells, the pandemic has thrust teachers unions to the forefront of the debate over education during the coronavirus pandemic. How to safely reopen schools has become a central question, with school closures affecting well over a billion students, according to the United Nations, in addition to economies and daily life for working families.

Around the world, there has been “a lot of brinkmanship” with governments, said David Edwards, the general secretary of Education International, a Brussels-based international federation of teachers unions. “Teachers unions are trying to find a way to get their kids safely back to school.”

During the pandemic, most near-strikes never came to pass, Edwards said. When

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IL&FS completes stake sale in education business, cuts consolidated debt by Rs 650 crore

a large building in the background: Sale of SIL will reduce operating cost for IL&FS Group by nearly 19%.

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Sale of SIL will reduce operating cost for IL&FS Group by nearly 19%.

The IL&FS Group on Wednesday completed the sale of a 73.69% stake in its education business, held under Schoolnet India (SIL), to Falafal Technologies (FTPL).

The transaction provides positive equity value to IL&FS and resolves nearly Rs 650 crore of consolidated fund-based and non-fund based financial debt, without any haircut to lenders, the company said.

The sale was completed pursuant to the approval granted by the National Company Law Tribunal’s principal bench through its order dated August 31. FTPL has paid Rs 7.37 crore as equity value for the shares of SIL held by IL&FS and IL&FS Employee Welfare Trust, in addition to taking over SIL’s fund-based and non-fund based financial debt of nearly Rs 650 crore. FTPL has also agreed to a deferred consideration of Rs 6.29 crore payable within

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No plastic bags, straws, or hotel shampoo bottles by 2025 as China embarks on journey to reduce and replace polluting material

By the year’s end, a ban will take effect on the production and sale of disposable foamed plastic tableware, straws and plastic cotton buds. Illustration: Perry Tse

By the year’s end, a ban will take effect on the production and sale of disposable foamed plastic tableware, straws and plastic cotton buds. Illustration: Perry Tse

China, the biggest producer of plastic waste on the planet, is poised to kick off a five-year plan to reduce and replace the pollutant, in an ambitious programme with far-reaching implications on the nation’s supply chain, while creating billions of dollars of new business opportunities.

By the year’s end, a ban will take effect on the production and sale of disposable foamed plastic tableware, straws and plastic cotton buds. Non-biodegradable plastic bags will go in phases starting this year, expanding nationwide by 2025. Hotels must stop handing out free disposal plastic products, while couriers are instructed to stop using non-biodegradable plastic packaging by 2025.

The drastic action points could not have come sooner, as China’s mountain of mismanaged, or inadequately disposed, plastic wastes

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