What makes planes always take the hard way?

We all have experienced getting bored on our flights, trying to pass the time on board, playing with your stuff, you might think of looking up at the inflight map, and see that the determined route for the plane seems to be always chosen curved and long – apparently on purpose! In this article weContinue reading “What makes planes always take the hard way?”

Kite – the origin of our current airplane

The first powered, “heavier than air”, controllable plane took place back in 1903 whilst kites have been used for centuries and centuries, and it’s said that the first kite was launched 200 B.C in China. Kites used to have diverse uses in the human history as a children’s toy for generations as we all knowContinue reading “Kite – the origin of our current airplane”

Honk! Honk! Can planes hoot at each other up in the air?

Do planes have horns? If they have one, why haven‘t we ever heard it? Can planes hoot at each other? In this article, we will answer every question about the plane’s horns and the cases it might get used in. So first of all, do planes have horns? Well, pilots would never use horns inContinue reading “Honk! Honk! Can planes hoot at each other up in the air?”

Are robots about to take over aviation anytime soon?

Technology is taking over many industries in our life these days and the aviation industry is known for its marvelous inventions and its ability to develop constantly which might get people to think that aviation is ready for robots to take over, but could that really happen? Should kids quit dreaming of becoming pilots whenContinue reading “Are robots about to take over aviation anytime soon?”

“One olive off and thinner lime slices” – Subtle techniques airlines implement to save more money

Aviation is an expensive industry, many airlines struggle to come up with more efficient ways to cut their costs without annoying travelers or lowering their quality. The aviation industry always pays the most attention possible to details. You won’t believe the ideas airlines come up with to cut their costs, as many of these techniquesContinue reading ““One olive off and thinner lime slices” – Subtle techniques airlines implement to save more money”

The “flight shame” movement and how aviation contributes to climate change

The aviation industry is growing rapidly, so does the number of aircraft in the world, and so the earth temperature is getting higher as well. We affect the climate in every visible and unnoticed way existed that we don’t even know we are causing any harm to the environment, but when it comes to aviation,Continue reading “The “flight shame” movement and how aviation contributes to climate change”

Haven’t cried over “Titanic” on the ground? Try to watch it in the skies.

Are you someone that barely gets touched by a movie? Do your friends think you are an impassive person for not weeping over romantic movies with them? Well, then you should let them see you on a plane watching inflight entertainment movies and notice the waterworks starting.  In this article we will discuss more aboutContinue reading “Haven’t cried over “Titanic” on the ground? Try to watch it in the skies.”

When a plane dies, where does it go? The fate of graveyard planes

Just like everything in life, airplanes also have their own ages. They retire and they move to their graveyard, the aircraft graveyard, where planes sit still and silent in a solemn scene. Why and when would an airplane move there? 1. To get maintained What we actually mean when we say an airplane dies isContinue reading “When a plane dies, where does it go? The fate of graveyard planes”

Good bye Alitalia, now what?

After 74 years of being in business, Alitalia airlines dissolution left everyone feeling very emotional and touched about it. Alitalia went through some highly precarious circumstances that got the airline to its feet in the end, as for years and years the Italian government was trying to handle the airline’s frequent stumbles but it justContinue reading “Good bye Alitalia, now what?”

The history of male flight attendants, where were they?

Digging through the history of aviation industry, you will find that men have monopolized the aviation career as for decades the flight attendant career was permitted for women only to occupy, which wasn’t out of any logical or respectful perspective for neither women nor men. To get to know why men weren’t allowed to beContinue reading “The history of male flight attendants, where were they?”

What is aviophobia and how to deal with it?

Although it became very well known now that flying is the safest way to travel, yet some people prefer trains over airplanes for safety concerns they have. But if they consider these concerns from a more static and rational view they will find that their car journey to the airport is actually way more dangerousContinue reading “What is aviophobia and how to deal with it?”