In-flight meals over time

Most airlines are working hard to develop and improve their services, International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicted a double of airline travelers by 2035. One of the most important ways is to offer premium in-flight meals. Through this article, we will see some important developments in the in-flight meals over time. The first flight everContinue reading “In-flight meals over time”

The five generations of fighter jets

The division of fighter jets into generations is used around the world as unofficial and occult because there is no authorized classification concept based on the features and performance of aircraft. This categorization is common due to its facility, it does not depend on features or plane performance. Every category contains technological divisions according toContinue reading “The five generations of fighter jets”

How do airlines deal with the death of a passenger on a flight?

Due to the importance of flying in our modern life, it’s common to witness different accidents and/or incidents during flights. Several emergencies could happen on flights such as strokes, high blood pressure, and other medical incidents. Among all of these accidents is the death of a passenger during the flight. Although, each airline has itsContinue reading “How do airlines deal with the death of a passenger on a flight?”

A glance over business aviation

Business aviation is essential for many companies of all sizes and types. This article we will discuss some of the benefits of business aviation and its customers, and the most distinctive air jet. What is business aviation? Business aviation is a part of general aviation that relies on using airplanes and helicopters, piston-powered propeller-driven airplanes,Continue reading “A glance over business aviation”

Why are the seat belts on airplanes different than the ones on cars?

Airplane seat belts are an important safety factor that must be in consideration on every single flight, as well as on cars during car rides, simply because, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); seat belts reduce the risks of injuries and death by half, Although seat belts’ designs on airplanes areContinue reading “Why are the seat belts on airplanes different than the ones on cars?”

What about delivering new planes?

Most planes are delivered to their destination by flying them directly to their destination, which requires providing them with extra fuel tanks. Also, sometimes their components are sent partially via cargo plane or boat and assembled at their final destination. How are small planes delivered? This depends on the range of the airplane, if thereContinue reading “What about delivering new planes?”

Transition, recurrent training, and checks

Being a pilot isn’t a skill to learn or forget. Pilots have to keep themselves and the passengers safe. Before being a pilot, the person has to get through a lot of training in several stages, which may take two years of intensive learning. Getting the license and certificates doesn‘t mean there aren’t more trainingContinue reading “Transition, recurrent training, and checks”

What is “ground effect” and its causes?

What is ground effect? Technically, it is the change in the airflow around the wings when the aeroplane is near the ground. It is a phenomenon when the lift increases and the drag decrease due to wings being close to the ground. While landing, the aeroplane gets near to the ground because the air pressureContinue reading “What is “ground effect” and its causes?”

How does GPS work in aircraft? And how does WAAS improve GPS work?

What is a GPS? It’s Global Positioning System in the cockpit of every plane, the receivers provide the pilot with a huge amount of information. Receivers of GPS supply the pilot with two important advantages; the first thing is that it enables the users from knowing their location. The second is that it directs usersContinue reading “How does GPS work in aircraft? And how does WAAS improve GPS work?”

What does it mean to work as an air traffic controller?

What is the duty of ATC? A job of responsibility for the safe and organized movement of air traffic in the global air traffic control system. The workplace of ATC’s is usually stationed in air traffic control centers and control towers on the ground. ATC observes the position, speed, directions of aircraft and gives directions to pilots via radar.Continue reading “What does it mean to work as an air traffic controller?”

Mayday and emergency calls during flights

What does Mayday mean? It’s a word used around the world to make an emergency call via radio communications in both a ship or a plane. The call has to be said three times in a row loudly- Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! – to confirm it as not a mistake during the noisy conditions in theContinue reading “Mayday and emergency calls during flights”

African Safari Flights

Tourism in Africa gives about $39 Billion industry, safari travels present over $12 Million annual revenue for many countries such as Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Ruanda, Kenia, and South Africa. The safari industry relies hugely on air travel as a result of drawing foreign tourists. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, 93% of tour operators reported aContinue reading “African Safari Flights”

What do you know about “ghost flight”?

What is the ghost flight? When we see a plane flying, we imagine it full of passengers or at least partially full. A lot of flights around the world are known as “ghost flights”. This was the result of pre-pandemic regulations which required carriers to make a minimum number of scheduled flights to avoid losingContinue reading “What do you know about “ghost flight”?”

Important points to to consider during your flight

Be ready while waiting in the security line When you wait in the security line, you can accelerate the procedures by taking off your shoes, your watch and taking out your laptop. Help your fellows After putting your bag in the above bin, help others. Not just for kindness, but also for organizing and acceleratingContinue reading “Important points to to consider during your flight”

Rules you may wonder about their importance during your flight

During flights, many rules have to be applied and we as passengers might don’t understand the reasons behind these rules. in addition to that, many of us may feel that these rules aren’t very important, so we may think that ignoring them might not be a big deal during flights. In this article, we willContinue reading “Rules you may wonder about their importance during your flight”

Why are the windows of planes round or curved?

Did you ever ask yourself why the plane windows are round? Whether you prefer to sit beside a window or not in your flight, after reaching your seat and putting your belongings in the overhead bin, you look around and notice the rounded edges of the window and wonder why this shape? Over years, theContinue reading “Why are the windows of planes round or curved?”

The difference between TSA Precheck and Global Entry

TSA Precheck It allows travelers who want to accelerate TSA procedures and use more expedited security lines at airports. It was launched in 2013. Travelers who have a membership at TSA Precheck can leave their laptops and liquids in certain containers in their bags without the need to take off their shoes and belts whileContinue reading “The difference between TSA Precheck and Global Entry”

Have you ever heard of the fifth-freedom-flight?

What does fifth-freedom-flight mean? Fifth-freedom-flight means guaranteeing the right to fly between two foreign countries, this is when the plane starts or terminates its flight from its home country. This means that the plane can fly over two foreign countries as long as its home country is part of this long route, either in landingContinue reading “Have you ever heard of the fifth-freedom-flight?”

How Covid-19 affected procedures at airports

Covid-19 made a huge and strong change in all our lives, not only during its spread but also after vaccination procedures. While the aviation is gradually returned to work which all travelers are waiting for after the pandemic. Many experts expect that many things will not return to their old manner. Several things changed toContinue reading “How Covid-19 affected procedures at airports”

Do you wonder why we board and deplane from the left-hand side of the plane?

Many of us wonder about the cause of using the left side of the plane in boarding or deplaning the aircraft. There are many points of view about this order, some say that it is because of safety sides, and following old designs or other means of transport. In this article, we will handle someContinue reading “Do you wonder why we board and deplane from the left-hand side of the plane?”

Where do some strange sounds come from during flight?

While traveling in planes, passengers may feel some strange actions and sounds during take-off, flight, and landing. Somebody may think that these sounds of rumbling, banging, and thumping mean that something is not fine, but actually, this is normal in aircraft. Knocking before takeoff It’s a usual order to hear knocks while boarding a planeContinue reading “Where do some strange sounds come from during flight?”

More flexible travel with Etihad worldpass

Etihad Airways is the second flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, its main office is in Abu Dhabi near the Abu Dhabi International airport. Etihad Airways started operations in November 2003, it is also the second largest airline in UAE after Emirates. Etihad Airways operates over 1000 flights per week for more than 120Continue reading “More flexible travel with Etihad worldpass”

A new partnership between Amadeus and DPO Group

While the world is looking forward to expanding the use of modern technology in every life field, this technology became an essential part of the airline industry. Most airlines showed their ability to improve services by allowing freedom and more options in payment other than PayPal, credit card, or mobile money. African digital payments company,Continue reading “A new partnership between Amadeus and DPO Group”

Interesting aviation games to play right now

Due to the awesome feel while flying which everyone hopes to try. New technology makes the experiment easier and sooner, especially those games on PlayStation and Xbox. Also, the experiment of being a pilot observing fuel, taking off and landing, and observing the level of fuel. Jane’s Advance Strike Fighters Central Asia and the MiddleContinue reading “Interesting aviation games to play right now”

Jewar Airport: The largest airport in India

The Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) is ready to receive its second international airport. Jewar international airport is currently three years away from being complete, it will work with 70 million travelers in a whole capacity. On Thursday, there will be the ceremonial beginning of Jewar airport, which is officially called Noida International Airport. PrimeContinue reading “Jewar Airport: The largest airport in India”

Rolls-Royce release its “spirit of innovation”

Rolls-Royce is a British company established in 1904 in Manchester, United Kingdom, with the partnership of Henry Royce and Charles Rolls. It started with manufacturing cars and later aero-engines. In 1907 Charles Rolls who was interested in flying tried to convince Henry Royce to design an aero engine. The company presents an intensive line ofContinue reading “Rolls-Royce release its “spirit of innovation””

Glances about the future of aviation

The aerospace industry became one of the important initiative sectors in the world and witnessed incredible growth especially after commercial flying became familiar from the second half of the 20th century. According to all of these events and initiatives like CORSIA (The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation), the International Civil Aviation Organization’sContinue reading “Glances about the future of aviation”

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day3

On the third day of the great Dubai Air Show 2021, there are many agreements between many very well-known air manufacture and airline companies. Also, new deals are made to widen the aviation world in many ways and make different cooperation between worldwide airline carriers companies. On the third day of the great Air ShowContinue reading “Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day3”

Do pilots have fears like passengers?

What are the orders pilots may worry about? Many people could feel nervous while flying, but not only passengers do so, also pilots may have fears which differ in causes. Most pilots have fears about uncontrollable accidents as birds strikes, engine failures, catastrophic mechanical malfunction, weather turbulence flight control failure as loss of rudder, aileronContinue reading “Do pilots have fears like passengers?”

How many pilots have to be at the cockpit?

The importance of two pilots’ existence at the cockpit Technically, the captain can fly the plane himself, but the existence of another pilot is vital. At the last years, suggestions appeared about having a single pilot on the flight deck in the target of saving money or to cover staff shortage. The work is sharedContinue reading “How many pilots have to be at the cockpit?”

The world of football and aviation

The football world is a very wide one, it has connections with everything and every place, one of these connections is with aviation directly and indirectly. T-shirts sponsorship is one of the biggest businesses in the world of football these days. World’s largest multinationals are working hard to get rights of putting their names onContinue reading “The world of football and aviation”

Emergency communication between cabin crew and flight crew

There are different vague emergency communications between the cabin crew and flight crew. Cases of evacuation and rapid deplaning in commercial air transport operations, some of misuse of terminologies from the side of crew members, cabin crew members and passengers’ poor understanding of the pilots commands causes difficult situations. In January 2021, the International AirContinue reading “Emergency communication between cabin crew and flight crew”

The connections between aviation and tourism

Air transportation and tourism complete each other in many ways. The main way is that tourists use air transportation to arrive at their destinations, so the growth of tourism reflects on air transportation. The number of international tourists has been increased to more than doubled during the last 25 years. The tourism industry expanding hasContinue reading “The connections between aviation and tourism”

Early morning or Red-Eye Flight

Some people prefer early morning flights while air traveling, others prefer red-eye flight, and this differs from one traveler to another and everyone’s conditions. A red-eye flight is scheduled to take off at night and arrive at its destination in the morning the next day. This name is derived from the red-eye symptoms which areContinue reading “Early morning or Red-Eye Flight”

Max crew duty and captain’s discretion

The flight crew members have to get 10-hours of rest time every 24 hours. The maximum duty day is 14 hours and has to be followed by 10-hours of rest in their hotels. While scheduling flights, the operators may arrange 12-hours of rest instead of 10-hours. These extra 2-hours allow the crew to arrive atContinue reading “Max crew duty and captain’s discretion”

ITA shut down Alitalia

Alitalia airlines were founded in September 1946 after the end of World War II operating with 4 airplanes of the model G-12 that were rented from the Italian air forces. Alitalia airline suffered from bankruptcy and made its last flight on Thursday 14th October after 74 years of service. The last flight was flown fromContinue reading “ITA shut down Alitalia”

Microsoft and Amadeus in strategic partnership for new future of travel

Amadeus Company Amadeus is a Global Distribution System owned by Amadeus IT group which has many headquarters around the world. Amadeus has central sites in Madrid, Spain (corporate headquarters and marketing), France (product development), London, UK (product development), Breda, Netherlands (development), Erding, Germany (data center), and Bangalore, India (product development) as well as regional officesContinue reading “Microsoft and Amadeus in strategic partnership for new future of travel”

Dark Tourism

What is dark tourism? Dark tourism, also known as black tourism, morbid tourism, thana tourism, and grief tourism, is the tourism that includes visiting historical places related to death and grief. One of the reasons for the attraction of this kind of tourism is the value history of these places rather than its relation toContinue reading “Dark Tourism”

Virtual Tourism vs. Traditional Tourism

How the Covid-19 impacts tourism After the pandemic has spread, the countries all over the world applied quarantine. Airport closures, the suspension of incoming and outgoing flights, and nationwide lockdowns are just some of the measures that countries are implementing in an effort to halt the pandemic. This totally affected international tourism and cancelled allContinue reading “Virtual Tourism vs. Traditional Tourism”

How did Aviation Changed Life?

Before inventing planes, people could only travel by foot, buggy, horses, and train or ship. Travel was taking a very long time, about weeks or months. The same in delivering and receiving goods. The invention of airplanes changed the world from different sides. The movement from one country to another became faster and easier, notContinue reading “How did Aviation Changed Life?”

Problems You May Experience During Your Flight

With the wide use of air travel, airports can become very crowded ares, the check-in queues especially, and delayed flights also contribute to this. In this article, we will discuss some of the problems that a traveler may face in the airport or on their flight. To reduce the waiting time at the security checkpoint,Continue reading “Problems You May Experience During Your Flight”

Essential tips for safe flying with kids

Traveling with kids can be terrifying, but if you follow the main rules and avoid mistakes you may get a happy flight with your little angels. Secrets of traveling with kids Make sure you have extra clothes on the plane in case your kid’s diaper infuses or is vomiting. Try to schedule their potty, byContinue reading “Essential tips for safe flying with kids”

Four brilliant films about aviation you have to watch!

Sully (Miracle on the Hdmudson) (2016) Autobiography movie, based on the true story of US Airways flight no 1549, which took off on 15 January 2009 from LaGuardia airport in New York and made a forced landing after 20 minutes. The flight consisted of 150 passengers and a five-cabin crew, including pilot Chesley “Sully” SullenContinue reading “Four brilliant films about aviation you have to watch!”

Solo Female Travel became an essential need

According to the George Washington University School of Business, two-third of today’s travelers are women. There are uncountable advantages of woman solo travel, connected to psychological and personal aspects development, rewarding experiences, and self-confidence. Firstly, your solo travel will help you to know yourself intimately, and discover your abilities in a wide and near manner.Continue reading “Solo Female Travel became an essential need”

Measures of Best Airlines in 2021

An airline is a company that provides air transport services for passengers. The first airline company was a German one called DELAG which is founded in 1909. eDreams is one of the world’s leading online travel brands, it’s based in Barcelona, Spain. A true disruptor in the online travel booking sector since its foundation inContinue reading “Measures of Best Airlines in 2021”

Male or Female: You Can Be a Pilot

According to several studies, the existence of women in the workplace give positive outcomes. Many people think that only males can work as a pilot. When many women are asked why they want to be pilots, they answered that no one can explain love. Despite different women’s contributions in working as pilots, there is stillContinue reading “Male or Female: You Can Be a Pilot”

How Is the Flight Attendant Uniform Developed

The job of the flight attendant began a long time ago, with the first flight attendants, Ellen Church and Heinrich Kubis. In the beginning, men were first employed then, later on came the first woman to become a professional flight attendant. Unfortunately, with time, flight attendants became a tool of marketing, relied on the ideaContinue reading “How Is the Flight Attendant Uniform Developed”

All Luxuries of Air Travel in One Airport (HIA)

For most people, an airport is a place they travel to or through, spending waiting period in. The airports in the past weren’t a place for enjoying flights, or having exciting experiences. Hamad International Airport (HIA) is a different one, it isn’t just a place for taking flights off or landing, it’s like a newContinue reading “All Luxuries of Air Travel in One Airport (HIA)”

The other side of being a “Flight Attendant”

The Flight attendant is a vital role, so many people have dreams of being flight attendants to make good money and have the chance to visit many countries. A Flight attendant’s job, also called “air hostess” “steward” or “stewardess”, is full of responsibilities and duties not only during the flight, but also preflight and afterContinue reading “The other side of being a “Flight Attendant””

How to get rid of “aerophobia” and enjoy your flight

We can’t change our destiny, but we can choose how to enjoy and live our life. Travel for some people is the most interesting thing ever, for others it’s the most terrify thing to do. Air travel is the most important and safe mean of transport. People travel for the purpose of study, work, andContinue reading “How to get rid of “aerophobia” and enjoy your flight”

Apps For Easy Travel

People who love travel, especially world travelers, need some essential tips and tricks, not only ones related to luggage but also related to phone apps otherwise for Iphone or Android. These apps may help you have an easier trip, such as avoiding difficulties in contacting with others at the destination you may arrive at. SoContinue reading “Apps For Easy Travel”

The Unknown Soldiers of Aviation

When we talk about the “flight attendant” job we will find many other names of it as” Cabin Crew” also known as Aviators, an “air hostess” is a female flight attendant. Also “Stewardess” and “Stewardesses”. Flight attendants’ role isn’t a new job, flight attendants throughout the decades are a source of safety for the passengers. No one can imagineContinue reading “The Unknown Soldiers of Aviation”