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  • In February, Delta Airlines announced its commitment to become the first carbon-neutral airline in the United States. With their initial commitment of $1 billion, the Company is committed to research, development, and innovation of technologies that will result in "clean air travel" that will ste...
  • Onboarding practices can be a little dry and tedious for new employees as they are bombarded with forms and company policies on their first day. Even worse when onboarding is treated as an afterthought and you are unprepared, and they feel more like a burden as they try to get up to speed with yo...
  • As the severity of the coronavirus epidemic in China starts to stabilize airlines are slowly resuming flights to the country. Although flights to Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus, remain suspended, a few airlines have resumed flights into and out of other major Chinese cities.
  • During the almost century and a quarter since the first airplane rose at Kittyhawk, the aviation industry has become an essential part of the world economy. Whether for travel, goods transport, military, business, or personal enjoyment, aviation in all its forms has become an integral part of mod...
  • It is not a secret that the aviation industry is projected to experience significant global shortages in key positions in the coming decades. Given the ever-growing demand in passenger and freight aviation plus the pending retirement of a high percentage of current pilots and technicians, shortag...
  • It sounds like a bad joke. But it’s true. Even on occasions where you think you’re selecting the best candidate for the job, it could be the wrong choice. The even bigger problem is that because unconscious biases are intuitive, you’re often left feeling that you made the right decision.
  • The mask that interviewees wear makes it daunting for hiring managers to gauge every candidate’s potential and fit during an interview. Noting that you are exposing your company to risks when filling an open position, you should be keen on the following red flags when conducting interviews.
  • Although hampered by the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft in early 2019, Southwest Airlines continues to pursue aggressive expansion in the coming decade. While the 737 Max issue has grounded 10% of its fleet for a full year, the company showed tremendous resourcefulness in achieving record...
  • It’s a question many people have asked before. Though they’ve all been profitable in the last few years, United, American, and Delta Airlines have all gone through extremely difficult periods since the Airline Deregulation Act came into effect in 1978. In fact, all three airlines filed for bankru...
  • Airport lounges are those "exclusive" venues designed for frequent fliers, business travelers, international First and Business class passengers, and those who wish to pay the one-time or annual fees to be a member. An airline lounge is intended to be a stress-free oasis isolated from the bustle ...
  • Industry experts, including many in Boeing, acknowledged that the design was becoming economically and technologically obsolete. The company, therefore, commissioned the design and scheduled release of the new plane for 2030.
  • In recent weeks, an epidemic of a highly contagious virus, named CoronaVirus, developed in the area of Wuhan, China, and has already spread dramatically around the world. While the number of known cases has infected thousands in China already, the virus has spread to at least 18 other countries s...
  • A portion of Airbus’s success in 2019 is likely attributable to the Boeing's troubles. However, many of their accomplishments resulted from their excellent foresight, design, and engineering.
  • High employee turnover is both expensive and counterproductive. Besides the unanticipated high cost of recruiting, orienting, and training new workers, your company performance will suffer from the temporary loss of expertise.
  • You are starting a new job this year, and, as usual, you will have plenty of paperwork to complete and decisions to make. One standard piece of business involves filling out your W-4, the IRS form that determines how much of your gross pay will be withheld to pay federal taxes for the coming year.
  • Thousands of graduates will enter the aviation market this year. Combine this with the number of active workers who intend to switch careers to aviation, and you have a more competitive market then we have seen in prior years.
  • 2019 was such an up and down year for aviation. On one front, the ever-increasing traffic numbers meant that airlines and even airports had to expand capacity to accommodate more passengers, resulting in record revenues and profits.
  • Despite the many improvements in talent acquisition and management strategies in recent years, a few challenges persist. According to industry surveys, these issues include talent attraction, workforce engagement, relationship management, and talent retention.
  • There is no set timeline in place for the FAA to recertify the Boeing 737 MAX to fly once more. And while the aircraft has grounded since March 2019 due to irregularities in a guidance system that resulted in two fatal crashes, engineers have been working to implement acceptable solutions for thi...
  • 2019 will go down as one of the worst years for Boeing. From high-profile aircraft crashes to mechanical failures and unmet production targets, it was a year that will forever change Boeing.