Category: EDITOR’S REVIEW

Future of Air Travel – What Will Flying Look Like Post COVID-19?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives in one way or another. Aside from spending weeks or even months in lockdown, there will also be long-term consequences, and changes to the way we travel. As the borders are slowly reopening and restrictions are lifting, millions of people are starting to look at holidays abroad once […]

Now is the Time for the Vietnamese to Do Type Rating. Why?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The way aviation in Vietnam is bouncing back is remarkable. Almost fully restored internal links, airports full of passengers anticipating local flights. Even with closed borders, the country is accurately navigating out of the crisis. Asia was the first region to feel the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, no surprise that IATA predicts the […]

INTERVIEW | Crisis Hit Vietnamese Aviation Differently. Why?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Before the coronavirus hit, Vietnam, with a population of nearly 96 million people, was one of the most dynamically growing markets on the globe. Over 100 million visitors came to explore Vietnam in 2019 alone. None denies the fact that this market will be further expanding and booming. The way aviation in Vietnam has gone […]

Motivation: Necessary Personal Trait for Every Single Pilot

Reading Time: 5 minutes Enthusiasm, wanting, desire, interest, determination. All these are the synonyms to motivation – the fundamental reason why a person decides something or behaves in a particular way. And all these are the primary reasons behind someone’s choice to become a pilot. Almost every experienced aviator could confirm that behind happy flying hides a long story […]

Crisis Through the Eyes of Experienced Pilots: Stay Positive

Reading Time: 7 minutes Aviation is going through another ‘first’ as it is in its worst crisis ever. The recent turbulence caused by the coronavirus pandemic is still impossible to measure; its medium- and long-term impacts either. There is neither a well-trodden recovery path to follow, nor a similar global situation to refer to. Nevertheless, the situation is not […]

Future of Pilots: Aviation to Retain Only the Strongest

Reading Time: 4 minutes These days the before-and-after method is suitable not only for jokes on social media. Now this before-and-after is our new reality in light of the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermaths. Especially in aviation, the industry which has been hit most severely. In the beginning of 2020, aviation was thriving. For the year of 2020, the […]

Pilot’s Recency: Two Possible Scenarios after Aviation Takes off

Reading Time: 4 minutes The entire aviation industry is impatiently waiting until travel restrictions are eased, borders opened and aircraft lifted from the ground for long-awaited flights. The return would be slow and airlines’ operations would be re-launched gradually. Nevertheless, still a significant number of pilots will be required to be ready to get back to their duties immediately […]

Aviation 2019: Good Things to Remember

Reading Time: 5 minutes The year of 2019 has brought the aviation industry a number of tough challenges, indeed. Issues related to aviation safety, decreasing trust in the most reliable aircraft manufacturers and regulatory authorities, a large number of aviation companies going bankrupt, etc. 2019 was rich in various events. Although it is natural for a human being to, […]

What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Turbulence is the primary cause of non-fatal aviation accidents each year. Although it is not considered as a deadly threat, none could say that it is a pleasant experience, neither passengers, nor flight and cabin crew. Sometimes it happens to hear that passengers who know little about turbulence, or even do not have a clue […]

Why Do 50% of Pilots Fail During the Initial Airline Assessment Process?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Safety. Aviation is all about safety. No matter from which angle you consider it. The aim of the industry will always remain the same: safe and quality flights from the point A to the point B. We have already analysed the subject from the perspective of pilot training revealing that the qualification-based education is not […]