Posts Tagged ‘commercial airlines’

Airlines brace themselves for the busiest Thanksgiving ever!

the busiest Thanksgiving ever

Will you be flying on the busiest Thanksgiving ever? It’s never a quiet time for airlines, but this year, the nation’s airports are anticipating their busiest Thanksgiving ever. Expected passenger numbers in the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving 2018 are expected to hit a record 30.6 million! That’s more than the entire population of Texas! This…

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The world’s longest non-stop flight lands in New York

the world's longest non-stop flight

The world’s longest non-stop flight took to the air this week Did you know the world’s longest non-stop flight took to the skies this week? Departing from Singapore on Thursday 11 October, and landing at Newark on Friday 12 October, the mammoth 16,700km trip made headlines around the world. The Singapore Airlines flight is, in…

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What the FAA Reauthorization Act means for air travel

What the FAA Reauthorization Act means

Wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines? If you’re wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines, passengers and air travel in general, we’ve got the lowdown on this new legislation, signed off by President Trump on Friday. One of the key roles of the bill is to extend the authority of…

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Single-pilot airplanes: it might not be long!

single-pilot airplanes

What do you think about single-pilot airplanes for commercial flights? If you follow the latest stories in aviation, you may have already heard about the ground-breaking prospect that passenger jets may soon become single-pilot airplanes. To bring you up to speed, this blog post examines everything you need to know – from the thinkers behind…

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The world’s pilot shortage is still on the rise

pilot shortage is still on the rise

The pilot shortage is still on the rise: what could this mean for you? The news that we have fewer pilots than demand requests comes as no surprise, but did you know that the worldwide pilot shortage is still on the rise? Experts predict that, once a rising number of retiring pilots is taken into…

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