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?”

History of planespotting

When we’re young, we just look at a plane in the sky, and our parents tell us to wave goodbye to it. If you see a plane in the sky, you will look at it right away. Some will simply gaze, while others may find something appealing and wish to travel, while still others willContinue reading “History of planespotting”

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”

Let’s buy an airplane

Have you ever wondered about having your own private plane?In fact, a lot of people would be interested in something like this. Because, after all, it is this type of luxury that we all aspire to, in which we can travel whenever and wherever we want without having to consider whether it is possible, whetherContinue reading “Let’s buy an airplane”

What is the plane of the future?

As Boeing’s 777X brings high hopes to those working at airlines, and the A350 continues to dominate the market, when will new medium-haul aircraft come into play? Join me as I find out what could be the plane of the future. The good plane we have now It may come as a surprise to youContinue reading “What is the plane of the future?”

Retired Delta 777 Converted Into Sports Team Plane

A retired Delta 777-200ER has found a new life after being picked up by a new owner recently. Delta’s 777s were retired back in October of 2020 due to low usage during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of them were less than 20 years of age at the time. Many considered these 777s too earlyContinue reading “Retired Delta 777 Converted Into Sports Team Plane”

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?”

An interview with legendary aviation YouTuber Kelsey Hughes (74 gear)

Kelsey Hughes, known best as the man behind 74 gear, is an aviation YouTuber with nearly 800,000 subscribers worldwide (as of January 2022) and a commercial and cargo Boeing 747 pilot. Viewers can expect humorous and interesting videos based on a variety of topics ranging from debunking the vast amounts of fake aviation news onContinue reading “An interview with legendary aviation YouTuber Kelsey Hughes (74 gear)”

What is the Jeppesen?

Jeppesen, which is also known as Jeppesen Sanderson, is navigational information, operations planning tools, flight planning products, and software corporation based in the United States. Pilots refer to Jeppesen’s aeronautical navigation charts as “Jepp charts” or simply “Jepps” because of their popularity. Elrey Borge Jeppesen, a pilot for Varney Air Lines, created the company inContinue reading “What is the Jeppesen?”

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”

Why flying empty makes sense at the moment

With the current spreading Omicron variant, many airlines have announced a reduced network for the upcoming weeks. Instead of slow growth, we see yet another fallback and the recovery of the industry seems still far away. In these times it seems logical to avoid any unnecessary costs, yet still Lufthansa (despite cancelling 33’000 flights inContinue reading “Why flying empty makes sense at the moment”

What are runway names?

Runway names determine where a plane lands at an airport, especially if there is more than one runway. But, why are they named after numbers and what do these numbers mean? To work out a runway name, Maths is the main tool. This is easy for pilots as they taught simple maths like this problemContinue reading “What are runway names?”

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?”

An interview with the astonishing artist Juan Calderon

Juan Calderon paints incredible artwork as a part-time job whilst living in Costa Rica. I sent him some questions to give the viewers a great insight into the artwork that he produces. What makes you decide on what to paint next? “Honestly, there is nothing in particular that makes me think what painting will beContinue reading “An interview with the astonishing artist Juan Calderon”

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?”

How do vibrations in the aircraft occur?

It is not uncommon for aircraft to vibrate sometimes during flight. Landing gear extension and retraction, an extension of speed brakes, free play in moveable surfaces, and system failures are all causes of aircraft vibration. Definition of the vibration types Vibration is any periodic motion of a rigid or elastic body driven from a position orContinue reading “How do vibrations in the aircraft occur?”

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”

Rules of the sky above us explained

Is there a set of rules for flying? Just like anything else. So, yeah, of course. It began when Boeing manufactured the first spacecraft sent to the moon by NASA in the mid-1960s. After decades of aeronautical progress, this is a remarkable achievement. These early pioneers were essential in influencing visual flight rules. So theContinue reading “Rules of the sky above us explained”

Official statement from Aviation for Aviators; Regarding our Instagram Page

On Wednesday, the 15th of December, 2021; we received a shocking email from Instagram informing us of the deactivation of our Instagram account for “violating someone else’s rights”. Which we totally denounce and deny. As we at Aviation for Aviators are always keen and aware of the content we do upload on all our platformsContinue reading “Official statement from Aviation for Aviators; Regarding our Instagram Page”

British Airways announces plans to restart London Gatwick Short haul flights

Earlier this week, British national flag carrier British Airways announced that it plans to return short-haul flying from London’s second-biggest airport, London Gatwick. Gatwick has lost a lot of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they should be pleased to know that BA is scheduled to start short-haul flights again in March of theContinue reading “British Airways announces plans to restart London Gatwick Short haul flights”

Why does it feel so cold on flights?

You might have booked your flight during the sun-kissed and very hot summer season. Yet, during the flight, it starts getting so cold. Ever wondered why? Did you know that airlines actually maintain cold temperatures on flights on purpose and it is purely for a medical reason? Fainting! Did you know that people are moreContinue reading “Why does it feel so cold on flights?”

Airbus delivers last A380

On December 16th Airbus delivered its last ever A380 (MSN 272), to its largest A380 customer: Dubai-based carrier Emirates. 251 A380’s have been delivered between 2007 and 2021, with the aircraft flying across the globe and gracing the skies of numerous countries. However with the largest operator being the airline that has arguably done theContinue reading “Airbus delivers last A380”

The Head-up Display (HUD), What Is it?

A head-up display (HUD) is a transparent display that displays information without requiring users to shift their eyes away from their normal viewing positions. The name comes from a pilot’s ability to examine the information with his head “up” and facing forward, rather than tilted down and staring at lower instruments. A HUD also eliminatesContinue reading “The Head-up Display (HUD), What Is it?”

Thousands of pilots were forced into quarantine in Hong Kong

Over the past 2 months, hundreds of pilots have been forced into three-week long quarantine periods in Hong Kong’s Penny’s Bay facility. The rooms consisted of converted shipping containers and people staying there were allowed no outdoor time. Pilots in the quarantine have come from a variety of airlines, like British Airways and Cathay Pacific.Continue reading “Thousands of pilots were forced into quarantine in Hong Kong”

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?”

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”

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”

Aviation museums

Millions of people of all ages visit institutions such as museums and science centers each year. Many museums specialize in a particular field, such as art or natural history. The aviation industry is no exception….. An aviation museum, air museum, or air and space museum is a place that displays history of aviation photos , maps , planeContinue reading “Aviation museums”

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?”

A340 Lands in Antarctica for the First Time

Last week, Portuguese charter airline Hi-Fly made aviation history when they landed an Airbus A340 in Antarctica for the first time. The flight was a unique and partially dangerous journey since crew members had to land an aircraft on an ice runway, as opposed to normal paved runways. This first flight to Antarctica will setContinue reading “A340 Lands in Antarctica for the First Time”

Countries re-introduce travel bans in response to Omicron variant

Over the past few days, governments have begun closing their borders to flights originating in southern Africa due to the emergence of a potentially vaccine-evading variant of Covid-19 – the Omicron variant. With international travel just beginning to return to levels that make flying profitable, the new variant may be another hurdle for airlines asContinue reading “Countries re-introduce travel bans in response to Omicron variant”

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””

The importance of pre-flight checks

Following the 1935 crash of the prototype Boeing B-17 (then known as the Model 299) at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, which killed both pilots, the concept of a pre-flight checklist was first introduced by management and engineers at Boeing Corporation, according to researcher and writer Atul Gawande. The pilots had forgotten to disconnect theContinue reading “The importance of pre-flight checks”

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”

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?”

DUBAI AIRSHOW 2021-THE MOST NOTABLE M0MENTS

The 2021 Dubai airshow has been the first airshow the aviation industry has witnessed since the beginning of the pandemic and, without doubt, the airshow has truly been a success with it being the largest Dubai airshow since its inception in 1989. Having been the first airshow since 2019, it has provided manufacturers and airlinesContinue reading “DUBAI AIRSHOW 2021-THE MOST NOTABLE M0MENTS”

Recap of Dubai Airshow Day 4

Hello and welcome to today’s Dubai Airshow recap. Today we saw many things such as Emirates SkyCargo signing a memorandum of agreement with Emirates Post Group. As like the other days, we continue to see many airlines and the airshow itself posting on social media to be viewed across the world with what they haveContinue reading “Recap of Dubai Airshow Day 4”

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”

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 2

Going through the second day at Dubai Air show; three conferences were held there: Global Air Traffic Management, Aviation Sustainability & Cyber Security.As we can all see discussing ways to establish a better, greener aerospace industry as aviation sustainability becomes a more serious issue in today’s world. Day 2 news Air Lease Corporation (ALC) &Continue reading “Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 2”

“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”

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 1

The Dubai Airshow, which last took place in November of 2019, has returned this year and is taking place right now from Sunday, November 14th to Thursday, November 18th. The Dubai Airshow is one of the largest aviation events in the world and is held every two years. The event is an opportunity for numerousContinue reading “Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 1”

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 “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”

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”

Transair 737 Crash Recovered From Ocean

The wreckage from Transair Flight 810, which crashed in July of 2021, was recently recovered from the Pacific Ocean after a month-long process. The salvaged parts will later be used as important parts for a further investigation into the crash. Crash Recap On July 2nd of 2021, Transair Flight 810, operated by a 45-year-old BoeingContinue reading “Transair 737 Crash Recovered From Ocean”

A look at the incredible art of Juan Calderon

Juan Calderon is an Aviation enthusiast who has been interested in art since the age of 11. He paints incredible oil paintings of different scenes in aviation and goes into extreme detail on all his work. Join me as I take a dive into this exceptionally talented artist’s work, and hearing some words from theContinue reading “A look at the incredible art of Juan Calderon”

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 World’s Weirdest Frequently Used Airports

Around the world, there are more than 40,000 airports (as of 2020). This article will show you three of the most unique airports that are frequently used, some by the beach and some nestled in the mountains. These airports are not listed in any particular order. Madeira Cristiano Ronaldo Airport Madeira’s Cristiano Ronaldo Airport isContinue reading “The World’s Weirdest Frequently Used Airports”

Tips to read aeronautical charts

I’ve always been fascinated by how pilots navigate the skies; isn’t that puzzling? Drivers use road maps, and signs along the way guide them in the right direction. But what about pilots in the air? They don’t have any indications telling them where to go or what obstacles they should avoid, and getting lost isContinue reading “Tips to read aeronautical charts”

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”

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.”

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”

Cleared for takeoff | The take off procedure explained

This word will never be heard outside of the cockpit; instead, the cabin crew will tell you to stay in your seats, secure your seat belts, and turn off all electronic devices as the plane takes off. Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an aircraft transitions from moving along the ground to flyingContinue reading “Cleared for takeoff | The take off procedure explained”

The story of America’s only ever unsolved hijacking

On the afternoon of November 24th, 1971, a man under the name of Dan Cooper hijacked a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 flying between Portland and Seattle. The Hijacking today remains the only unsolved hijacking in American history, hundreds if not thousands of people came forward claiming to know the real Dan Cooper, but was oneContinue reading “The story of America’s only ever unsolved hijacking”

One year on | Why was Berlin Brandenburg Airport such a failure?

On the 31st October 2020, Berlin Brandenburg airport (Commonly known as BER) opened to the german public and international flights. This airport was internationally renowned to be a failure for years, but what caused it to get its reputation? During the Cold war, Berlin was divided into 2 parts, West and East Berlin. After theContinue reading “One year on | Why was Berlin Brandenburg Airport such a failure?”

Baltia Airlines – Aviation’s Most Promising „Fake“

Over the many decades of aviation, there have been some pretty ambitious airlines, some were considered revolutionary and some have become bankrupt. Today, we look at a different aspect of aviation, Baltia Airlines, now known as USGlobal Airways. This airline has a different way of running things, as its been in business for more thanContinue reading “Baltia Airlines – Aviation’s Most Promising „Fake“”

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”

Where Does The Crew Sleep on Flights?

On flights lasting several hours, the workers on the plane, just like the passengers, also need to sleep. Flight attendants and other workers take turns resting, but they are no where to be seen. In this article, we will reveal where exactly these airline crew members disappear to during a flight. The location where airlineContinue reading “Where Does The Crew Sleep on Flights?”

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”

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”

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”

Unlimited first class flights? The story of American Airlines’ “AAirpass”

If you asked me if I wanted unlimited first class flights with one of the world’s biggest airlines, my response would only be two words: Hell Yeah! That’s what 66 people thought when they bought American Airlines’ “AAirpass”, a card enabling its users to travel anywhere, for free, in first class, for the rest ofContinue reading “Unlimited first class flights? The story of American Airlines’ “AAirpass””

What is Italy’s New National Airline ‘ITA’?

Italy’s new national airline ‘ITA’ recently replaced and ended the operations of Alitalia. What exactly is this new airline; is it just Alitalia under a new name? In this article, we will detail an overview of Italy’s new flagship carrier and why this decision was made. Alitalia’s decline and the birth of ITA Rome-based airlineContinue reading “What is Italy’s New National Airline ‘ITA’?”

Why Were The SR-71 Engines So Far Apart To Each Other?

The SR-71 was a marvel, a super plane that marked an era. The technology it had on it is still unmatched. One of the most impressive things about the jet were it’s engines. Not only the sheer power of them but the placement of them. Two Pratt & Whitney J58 axial-flow turbojet engines powered theContinue reading “Why Were The SR-71 Engines So Far Apart To Each Other?”

The top 5 coolest Island Air Force Bases

Air forces need to be on alert constantly when and where the action happens. Island air bases have proved a great station to get your aircraft to where you need them, when you need them and this proved a lot in the Pacific island fighting of the second world war. However these can be aContinue reading “The top 5 coolest Island Air Force Bases”

The Fastest Airplane in the World

At the old times of war where there was no satellites to spy on the enemy regions, it was so hard to sneak through for short instances of spying. The ideal solution, back then, was the SR-71 Blackbird! Spy Plane A spy plane was the best solution to spying on war enemies. It was designedContinue reading “The Fastest Airplane in the World”

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?”

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”

Big animals travel too

When we talk about traveling with animals, the first thing that comes to mind is pets, especially cats and dogs. But have you ever considered any other animals, such as wild animals or birds? Why and how could we transfer these animals? For thousands of years, humans have been transporting animals for a variety ofContinue reading “Big animals travel too”

Iconic US Airlines That No Longer Fly

Many airlines roam the skies of America, there used to be a whole lot more, but what happened to these once glorious airlines? Read on to find out! 1. Pan American World Airways This one is an absolute classic, Pan Am, as it’s informally known, was the star of the skies above the USA andContinue reading “Iconic US Airlines That No Longer Fly”

“Open your window, please”

It’s the flight attendant’s typical request that you’ll hear while landing and taking off. Having to wake up from a hardly-slept nap on a long tiring flight or having to pause what you’re watching on screen or whatever you’re doing to just open your window is undeniably annoying. However, this seemingly useless and annoying commandContinue reading ““Open your window, please””

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?”

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 would you like to drink today, sir?”

“Welcome on board”, “beef or chicken?”, landing and seatbelts are all parts of the flight adventure and the joy of flying that travel-holics can surely relate to. However, flights also have their own cons, but that can be easily avoided. “What would you like to drink today, sir?”. This piece of writing will be yourContinue reading ““What would you like to drink today, sir?””

Qatar Airways’ A350 Having Paint Issues?

A paint issue on an airplane? That is rarely ever heard of. But recently, Qatar Airways is facing a paint issue with their Airbus A350 fleet. A fault with fast deteriorating surface paint that caused the grounding of 16 of Qatar Airways’ Airbus SE A350 jets has also compromised lightning protection on the model’s fuselageContinue reading “Qatar Airways’ A350 Having Paint Issues?”

The return of Lufthansa’s 747s

The queen of the skies is returning! Lufthansa recently announced the return of their Boeing 747-400s from dessert storage and they are being used on routes across the world. Let’s find out why, when, and where these beautiful aircraft are returning. They came into play on 1st October 2021 After a really rough year andContinue reading “The return of Lufthansa’s 747s”

“The Magnificence of Daylight”

What could be a more spectacular ceiling than the sky? If you admire the sky or the link between the indoors and the outdoors, then welcome to Singapore airport, which is usually known as Changi Airport, one of Asia’s most important airports. It was officially opened in December 1981. The city center is around 20Continue reading ““The Magnificence of Daylight””

Onboard the Concorde: Luxury at 60,000 feet

Concorde wasn’t just a jet; it was an exclusive club. Imagine having the ability to get caviar on board an airplane while flying at 60,000 feet in the air. As special as Concorde was, it was limited for the elite to fly in. Concorde still has the distinction of being the only commercial supersonic aircraft,Continue reading “Onboard the Concorde: Luxury at 60,000 feet”

Lufthansa Retiring Last MD-11

Last Friday, Lufthansa announced the flights for its final remaining MD-11 freighter. The aircraft, registered D-ALCC, will perform its last flight with Lufthansa on October 15th. D-ALCC will be Lufthansa’s last MD-11 out of a total fleet of 19 throughout the years to leave the airline. For the MD-11’s last couple of flights, Lufthansa hasContinue reading “Lufthansa Retiring Last MD-11”

Premium Economy – The Economy Class Alternative

The aviation business is among the myriads of businesses that have been drastically affected by the pandemic. Having lockdowns implemented in almost all countries across the world and having strict travel bans have caused severe financial losses to most airlines amounting to tens of billions. In an attempt to restore the airlines’ revenues and toContinue reading “Premium Economy – The Economy Class Alternative”

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?”

The rise and fall of economy airline food

We all know how it was when aviation was relatively new, with full dining service with proper tables and tablecloths, but why has it become like school food? (If you are not from the UK, and it isn’t similar to how it is here wherever you are, UK school food is meant to be awful)Continue reading “The rise and fall of economy airline food”

Alaskan Start-up Airline ‘Northern Pacific’ Secures 6 Boeing 757s

Alaska-based start-up airline Northern Pacific recently acquired 6 ex-American Airlines Boeing 757s from the aircraft leasing company AerSale. Most of the aircrafts are over 20 years of age and were retired in January of last year from American Airlines. One of these 6 Boeing 757-200s, previously registered N206UW, is currently going through extensive checks forContinue reading “Alaskan Start-up Airline ‘Northern Pacific’ Secures 6 Boeing 757s”

The Top 5 Traditional Airlines

We all know of a traditional airline, no matter where you are, the country you live in will most likely have a traditional airline as it’s flag carrier, but why have they taken off as well as Low-cost airlines, and why do people still fly with them? *DIsclaimer before we start, All these airlines areContinue reading “The Top 5 Traditional Airlines”

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”

Why Doesn’t The Boeing 737 Have Landing Gear Doors?

The main landing gear wheels sit uncovered after folding into their housing, as seen on the underside of the Boeing 737 shortly after takeoff or in flight. On most other planes, it’s hidden behind closed doors. Since the introduction of the first 737, this has been the case. The most obvious reason, you guessed it,Continue reading “Why Doesn’t The Boeing 737 Have Landing Gear Doors?”

Can UV Rays From Flying Hurt You?

When you are souring miles above the surface of the Earth without any cloud cover or protection, can the beaming sunlight from the windows of a plane hurt your skin? Just like a hot summer day on the ground, the strong sunlight from the windows contains UV rays that can cause damage to your skin.Continue reading “Can UV Rays From Flying Hurt You?”

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”

The top 5 most underrated low-cost airlines

When we think low cost, we think horror, delays and being cramped next to noisy passengers, where you pay for anything and everything. There’s no denying that these airlines do just that, they just do it in a more comforting way! Please note that all these airlines are from my opinion so if you wantContinue reading “The top 5 most underrated low-cost airlines”

The return of the Super Jumbo

In 2020 and 2021, we saw airlines such as Lufthansa and Air France retiring most, if not all, of their Airbus A380s; with many more airlines putting them in storage, some never to be used again. But now as the world begins to slowly emerge from the global pandemic, a new sign of hope hasContinue reading “The return of the Super Jumbo”

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”

The Story of the World’s Busiest Flight

If you were to go on a fully booked all economy flight for 4 hours straight, you would be dreading the very thought of going on it; but not the passengers of an El Al Boeing 747 on the 24th May, 1991. In fact, most of them were quite happy to be leaving a veryContinue reading “The Story of the World’s Busiest Flight”

Which Airlines Are Evacuating People From Afghanistan?

As people in Afghanistan scramble to Kabul Airport in a desperate attempt to escape the government takeover of the Taliban, several countries around the world have come together to form a rescue program for the refugees stranded in the unstable country. Countries around the world have chartered aircraft from an array of different airlines toContinue reading “Which Airlines Are Evacuating People From Afghanistan?”

TRANSONIC TRUSS-BRACED WING

Based on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency design. Nasa and Boeing are studying a concept design named Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW), belonging to the Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research program. Boeing has a configuration with an outstanding aerodynamic flying within Mach 0.70 – 0.80 (Transonic), a competitive speed similar to airliners. The wing plane comprises aContinue reading “TRANSONIC TRUSS-BRACED WING”

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”

American Airlines and Pet Home Delivery Service

Traveling with pets can be stressful! Especially when you have to say goodbye to your four-legged friend to be loaded into the aircraft’s cargo hold. Airlines have varying policies on bringing your pets along for the ride (and if you have an unusual emotional support animal, rules have tightened significantly over the past few years).Continue reading “American Airlines and Pet Home Delivery Service”

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”

Tips For A HASSLE-FREE FLIGHT.

So, you have booked your vacation and guessing what type of flight better suits your plans? let’s dive into the Pros and Cons of, direct, transit, and non-stop flights to help you figure out. First, you need to understand what is the difference between them, starting with the non-stop flights. What Are Non-Stop Flights? OutContinue reading “Tips For A HASSLE-FREE FLIGHT.”

Personality Traits That Make For An Outstanding Pilot

While many children glorify pilots much like they do with teachers, firefighters, and police officers, the daily grind of being a pilot can be challenging. While flying a plane is an amazing feeling, doing it as a job comes with spending long hours sitting in a cockpit, spending nights away from your family, living outContinue reading “Personality Traits That Make For An Outstanding Pilot”

The rise of airlines on social media

Credit: (Twitter.com) Over the years, we have seen many ways of advertising from airlines like EasyJet’s famous billboards campaign in which according to Easyjet’s ex-head of marketing Tony Anderson said there was an unwritten policy “ If it moved, we painted it orange. If it didn’t, we added an extra coat.” But now we areContinue reading “The rise of airlines on social media”

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)”

Ballistic Aircraft Parachute

Also known as emergency ballistic reserve parachute, a parachute system within the aircraft systems. And here comes the question: Do all the aircraft have a parachute in their systems? Well, the answer is no. Do not confuse it with a drogue parachute designed to decrease the speed of the object or aircraft in the landing stage. WeContinue reading “Ballistic Aircraft Parachute”

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”

How Do Gliders Fly?

Gliders are planes without an engine. They have four forces acting on them – lift, weight (gravity), drag and thrust. Although gliders do not have their own power to provide thrust, the weight of the glider produces the thrust to keep it moving through the air by flying downwards at a shallow angle of descent.Continue reading “How Do Gliders Fly?”

Avianca Banks Partnering with United Airlines in Bankruptcy Exit Plan

Avianca plans to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis as a smaller but stronger competitor, with partner United Airlines at its side, under a new restructuring plan that has been filed with US bankruptcy court. The Bogotá-based carrier’s plan, which was submitted to the court on Tuesday, lacks any significant additional changes to Avianca. Bogota andContinue reading “Avianca Banks Partnering with United Airlines in Bankruptcy Exit Plan”

What to Expect During Your First Flight

Flying on an airplane for the first time — or the first time in a long while — can be an exciting, life-changing adventure. But it can also be incredibly stressful. Don’t worry, if you are a plane virgin, we will guide you through some tips on how to be prepared and what to expect.Continue reading “What to Expect During Your First 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 Best Airlines of 2021

As air travel demand continues to rebound in 2021, and as airlines have recovered from the pandemic last year, which airlines have been recognized as the best operators of this year? Airlineratings.com, a website that ranks airlines in many different categories, recently published its annual assessment for the best airlines this year, and to reachContinue reading “The Best Airlines of 2021”

Cirrus Vision Jet: The World’s Most Popular Private Jet

The Cirrus Vision Jet is a one-of-a-kind personal jet that doesn’t fit any of the pre-existing jet categories. It was built with the Cirrus pilot in mind, created to burn about half the fuel of a light jet and be cheaper than the single-engine turboprops that can’t fly as high or fast. The Vision JetContinue reading “Cirrus Vision Jet: The World’s Most Popular Private Jet”

From Dream to Reality: The History of Aviation

Flying was an ancient dream of a man, the legend of Icarus, Pushpaka and Vimana in the epic Ramayana confirm this. You always have the desire to fly, whether you take a flight or not, but have you ever asked yourself how that miracle plane that takes you by air from one place to anotherContinue reading “From Dream to Reality: The History of Aviation”

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”

After a Bankruptcy Lawsuit Filed against It Garuda Indonesia Reaches Agreement to Return 9 Boeing 737-800s

Indonesia’s national carrier, Garuda Indonesia, has reached an agreement to return 9 Boeing 737-800s aircraft to the leasing company AerCap, the company’s chief executive Irfan Setiaputra told Reuters on 2nd August 2021. According to the agreement, the nine aircraft produced in 2014 and 2015 were leased from Aercap. Garuda had initially leased the planes forContinue reading “After a Bankruptcy Lawsuit Filed against It Garuda Indonesia Reaches Agreement to Return 9 Boeing 737-800s”

Top 10 International Airports in the World 2021

Have you ever wondered what the world’s biggest, busiest and most beautiful airports are? In this comprehensive post, we list ten of the biggest and busiest 2021 airports, based on the actual airport size and annual passenger traffic. Read on to find out.

The Rise and Fall of Pan Am

-Introduction- Pan American World Airways was seen as the United State’s unofficial flag carrier, as of its well earned reputation and fame. It was a luxury airline that celebrities flew, it had a modern fleet with highly trained flight attendants. Pan Am, in one year alone carried 11 million passengers worldwide across more than 85Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Pan Am”

How to Prepare for an Airplane Emergency Landing

Being a pilot, especially for private flights or even small charter companies, you’re responsible for the lives of your passengers. Keeping these things in mind, you should always be prepared for an emergency landing and should practice with your simulator or real airplane. If you’re new to aviation, this blog gives some tips on whatContinue reading “How to Prepare for an Airplane Emergency Landing”

The Jet Age and Pan Am

The 1950s saw the world’s first commercial aircraft to be powered by jet engines. This was the start of the Jet Age. It was only until the late 1960s that turbine-powered aircraft became a common sight, this was because Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers at that time and still today, introduced theContinue reading “The Jet Age and Pan Am”

The 7 Best Aviation Apps For Flying

If you’re looking for the best app out there to make the most of your flying, we have compiled a list of what we think are the top seven apps out there for pilots. Although most of them are subscription based, many offer trial periods or “lite” versions of the applications so that you canContinue reading “The 7 Best Aviation Apps For Flying”

Traveling To Iceland – What You Need To Know About Your Next Nordic Getaway

Iceland is now open to vaccinated travelers, including Americans, with no quarantine. As of April 6, 2021, all travelers (regardless of origin) who can show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or prior COVID-19 infection now have permission to enter Iceland. But before you start plotting your trip to see the still-erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano, thereContinue reading “Traveling To Iceland – What You Need To Know About Your Next Nordic Getaway”

First Signs of Recovery for the Aviation Industry

With the current headlines in the news where COVID19 cases are still high and new variants keep expanding, you might think this headline is unbelievable. However, society has a growing travel demand, the aviation sector itself of course wants this too. What signs do we see at the moment? Demand for air travel, especially forContinue reading “First Signs of Recovery for the Aviation Industry”

What Factors Can Prevent You from Becoming a Pilot?

Becoming a commercial pilot is an exciting opportunity for many people who find joy in flying. While nearly anyone can get a drivers’ license, a commercial pilot license has some strict stipulations. From health concerns to random drug tests, here is a list of just some things that might prevent you from becoming a commercialContinue reading “What Factors Can Prevent You from Becoming a Pilot?”

United Places Largest Aircraft Order in a Decade

On Tuesday, United Airlines announced the purchase of 270 aircraft from Boeing and Airbus – 200 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 10 aircraft and 70 A321neo aircraft. The MAX 10 and A321 are expected to arrive in 2023, but the MAX 8 planes will start flying this summer. The order will be the largest inContinue reading “United Places Largest Aircraft Order in a Decade”

Surge in Passenger Travel Yet Slashes in Flights and Hike in airfares. Why?

A shortage of pilots and a faster-than-expected takeoff in passenger demand are forcing some airlines to cut back flights and retool schedules. Passengers who have already booked their summer travel should look out for the possibility of rebookings — and those who have yet to buy their tickets should watch out for rising airfares. week,Continue reading “Surge in Passenger Travel Yet Slashes in Flights and Hike in airfares. Why?”

New Boeing 737 MAX 10 Completes Its First Flight

Last Friday, Boeing’s newest and largest variant of the 737 took flight for the first time. The type, named the Boeing 737 MAX 10, is an extended version of the infamous Boeing 737 MAX 8, a plane that had gained a highly critical public impression following its crashes in 2018 and 2019. The 737 MAXContinue reading “New Boeing 737 MAX 10 Completes Its First Flight”

Airbus and Cathay Pacific Partner To Cut Pilot Staffing On Long Haul Flights

Long haul flights currently have up to four pilots Currently, all commercial flights have from two to four pilots in the cockpit. Two pilots is the absolute minimum for any length of flight Then for long haul flights there are often one or two relief pilots, who take turns at the controls while the primaryContinue reading “Airbus and Cathay Pacific Partner To Cut Pilot Staffing On Long Haul Flights”

A 17 Year Old Dispute Comes to an End against a Common Rival

The feud over Airbus and Boeing is one of the longest-running battles in WTO(World Trade Organisation) history. It took a common threat for the US and Europe to finally put an end to their dispute this past week, as the two sides signed a five-year truce suspending tit-for-tat tariffs. While the United States and EuropeContinue reading “A 17 Year Old Dispute Comes to an End against a Common Rival”

British Airways 787 Nose Gear Collapses

On Friday 18th June, a British Airways converted freighter 787-8’s nose gear collapsed while being loaded at Heathrow Airport’s stand 583. The aircraft, registered as G-ZBJB suffered a collapsed nose gear while being prepared for a flight to Frankfurt. The reason for the incident is being investigated by British Airways and the AAIB (The equivalentContinue reading “British Airways 787 Nose Gear Collapses”

The Rise Of Disruptive Passengers & The “No Fly” List

Shoves, shouts, flying fists and mask defiance: Bad behaviour by air travelers is reaching new heights. Just this last week, we have heard many cases of unruly and aggressive passengers getting out of control, including one incident in which the “unruly” passenger was a flight attendant himself. Social media platforms have exploded with raw videosContinue reading “The Rise Of Disruptive Passengers & The “No Fly” List”

Iceland’s New Low Cost Carrier “Play Airlines” Reveals Their First Plane

Yesterday, Icelandic startup carrier “Play Airlines” revealed several images of their freshly painted Airbus A321neo registered TF-AEW. The images showed the exterior of the aircraft sporting a vibrant red color with the word “play” written in bold white letters across the fuselage, resembling the conceptual images of the plane released back in 2019. Play AirlinesContinue reading “Iceland’s New Low Cost Carrier “Play Airlines” Reveals Their First Plane”

The only person able to fly

23 May 1848, Anklam Prussia, born and raised with his siblings, worked together on technical, social, and cultural projects. Then they started to study the flight of birds, dreaming with the idea or the fiction of human flight. After years of other studies in other fields and life situations, he got the idea for hisContinue reading “The only person able to fly”

Top 5 Advanced Fighter Aircrafts

Fighter aircrafts are fixed-wing military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat. In a military conflict, the role of fighter aircraft is to establish air superiority of the battlespace. Domination of the airspace above a battlefield permits bombers and attack aircraft to engage in enemy targets’ tactical and strategic bombing.   How do you gauge the performance of a fighter craft? The key performance features of a fighter include notContinue reading “Top 5 Advanced Fighter Aircrafts”

Xwing Completes Demonstration Of A Fully Autonomous Gate-Gate Cargo Flight

A novel strategy to create planes that can fly themselves – The Wall Street Journal As the old adage goes “change is the only constant” – it only seems befitting, more so in the aviation industry now. Automation is, and has always been, inevitable with the industry trying to enhance security and reduce manual workforce whichContinue reading “Xwing Completes Demonstration Of A Fully Autonomous Gate-Gate Cargo Flight”

B747 vs a380-How Much Are They Worth in 2021?

Brief history (B747) After the introduction of the 707 in 1958, Pan Am wanted a jet two and half times its size, to reduce its seat cost by 30% to democratize air travel. Hence in 1965, Joe Sutter left the 737 development program to design the 747-the first twin-aisle airliner.  The 747 is a quad jet, initially powered by JT9D turbofan engines, then GE CF6 and RR RB211  engines for theContinue reading “B747 vs a380-How Much Are They Worth in 2021?”

What Does Airworthiness Mean?

A word that gathers a lot of conditions that an aircraft must meet. An official definition does not exist. However, the aviation and aeronautical regulations states the minimum requirements for which the aircraft is deemed to be airworthy and this is also showed under a Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA). You may think of the minimumContinue reading “What Does Airworthiness Mean?”

Why Don’t Airplanes Fly Over Tibet?

Aeronautics has progressed to the point where we can now fly at double the speed of sound and scientists want to fly to Mars, but there are a few areas on Earth where planes aren’t allowed to go. Such a place is Tibet. But why Tibet? When it comes to planes flying over this portionContinue reading “Why Don’t Airplanes Fly Over Tibet?”

Bangkok Airways: A Silent Success Story

Bangkok Airways is a Thai short-haul carrier, has had a very rewarding fifty years of the past. Winning several awards and ranking highly among Skytrax ratings. The COVID-19 pandemic has left the aviation industry crippled but some airlines have been more affected than others. The Thai Aviation Industry was hit hard, with many airlines appealingContinue reading “Bangkok Airways: A Silent Success Story”