Category: General Aviation

Prior Preparation – a Key to Healthy Pilot Life

Reading Time: 4 minutes Each industry has its own health risks that we need to be aware of. However, we all can take the necessary precautions in order to minimize or to avoid those risks. In the aviation industry, pilots face a number of physical problems. Good news is that most of pilots’ health problems can be reduced with […]

Flying Big: To Be a Wide-Body Aircraft Pilot or Not?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Enormous wide-body aircraft take everyone’s attention at the airport. Even pilots are impressed by their size. The majority of them have been dreaming of becoming captains of the wide-body aircraft since they started studying at aviation academy or even before that. The growing demand for passenger flights leads airlines to expand their fleet with the […]

Airlines Go High Tech: Personal Layouts of Air Travel in Asia

Reading Time: 3 minutes Almost every sector of global commerce is acquiring a more personalized focus and aviation industry is no exception. Gaining data about existing customer preferences to offer more tailor-made options is one of the top items on commercial aviation agenda now. Here, Asian aviation market is actively exploring the opportunities offered by personalization. Individually recommended services, […]

Artificial Intelligence Putting Roots in Aviation

Reading Time: 3 minutes The aviation industry is constantly striving to improve the way it works. To this end, it has begun using artificial intelligence (AI). Though the aviation industry is still in the early stage of AI adoption, some progress has already been made, as some leading carriers, training centers and aircraft manufacturers have started to invest in […]

CIS Commercial Airliner Fleet to Double by 2037

Reading Time: 1 minute According to an updated 20-year aircraft demand forecast for Russia and CIS, presented by Airbus, the region’s airlines will need some 1,220 new passenger airliners costing a total of $175 billion up to 2037. The Airbus estimates show that the collective fleet operating in the region will double from the existing 857 to 1,700 aircraft. […]

North Korea and South Korea to Cooperate on Civil Aviation?

Reading Time: 1 minute North Korea suggested connecting international air routes between North Korea and South Korea, during the first-ever inter-Korean meeting on aviation cooperation, South Korean Unification Ministry said. It is believed that opening of a direct route for passenger aircraft between the Koreas could be also discussed. These are the first ever talks between two Koreas on […]

7,400 New Aircraft for a Single Country?

Reading Time: 1 minute China will need over 7,400 new passenger aircraft and freighters from 2018 to 2037, with a total market value of US $1,060 billion, according to Airbus’ latest China Market Forecast. China represents more than 19 percent of the world total demand for over 37,400 new aircraft in the next 20 years. In the Small segment […]

IATA Forecast Predicts 8.2 billion Air Travellers in 2037

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed that present trends in air transport suggest passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037. The latest update to IATA’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast, shows that an increasing shift Eastwards in the center of gravity of the industry is behind the continued strong growth. Over the next […]

Poland to Strengthen Regional Aviation with New Polish Aviation Group

Reading Time: 1 minute Poland has established a Polish Aviation Group to strengthen its position in the aviation market in Central Europe and beyond. The new Group, formally established on October 10, brings together LOT, LOTAMS and LS Technics global aircraft maintenance services provider, and LSAS, responsible for handling services. The constituent companies “will be sharing the same goals […]

Boeing Sees Doubling of Air Cargo Traffic in 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with increasing global freight traffic, which is expected to double with 4.2 percent growth annually. The 980 new medium and large freighters and 1,670 converted freighters will go toward replacing older airplanes and growing the global […]