Aviation Industry News

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • The rivalry between Airbus and Boeing is about to hit new levels, with Airbus already getting approval for the expansion of the A350-1000 and, at the same time, working on launching a longer-range version of the X321 to rival Boeing’s 77-8, 777-9 and the 777X models.
  • The recruitment landscape is changing. First off, the focus has shifted from academic credentials to experience and soft skills. You still need the papers, but you need proof of ability and soft skills more.
  • What's new in the world of aviation? The technology is evolving, and new rules and regulations are being put in place. The field is constantly changing, and as it does, so does the demand for jobs. So, which are the hottest aviation jobs of 2020? Let's look.
  • Commercial airline pilots have a huge job. Not only do they operate an incredibly complex piece of machinery, but they're also responsible for the safety of often hundreds of people at a time.
  • Yes, initially. However, the blanket ban is set to be lifted, meaning that diabetic pilots will soon be able to fly commercial airplanes. Here’s what you need to know.
  • Following the heightened burst of passenger and freight traffic of the holiday season, activity on the ground really starts to heat up. The aircraft that have been in operation through those hectic weeks have to be brought in for extensive maintenance.