Category: General Aviation

First Flight into Space: the Story Behind

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today the whole world joins a special celebration to mark the 58th anniversary of the first spaceflight performed by Yuri Gagarin on this day, 12 April, in 1961. When a human made history conquering space for the first time. The flight lasted only 108 minutes. But entered aerospace history as a primary achievement beginning a […]

10 Tips How to Get a Job in Aviation

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are so many benefits that one can get once they get employed in aviation. For one to get a job in aviation, there is a lot that is need from them. It is important that one considers several factors that can help them to get the job. Therefore, the following tips will be of […]

REVEALED | Busiest Routes Around the Globe

Reading Time: 1 minute Where aviation is booming? Where world’s aviation hub is moving to? Right. Asia. Thus, no surprise that most of the busiest routes are also there.  The new analysis released by the OAG, has revealed a number of busiest routes worldwide. Let’s take a look at some of them. Busiest International Routes TOP 20 busiest international […]

Air Freight Makes Weak Start to 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in January 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the worst performance in the last three years. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by […]

Is One Pilot Greater Than Two?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aviation evolves and some things that were deemed as necessary are no longer needed. Regulations tend to lag behind technological developments, so it often takes time before capabilities are implemented, even when it is technically possible. Other times the paradigm is what lags and old methods stay because of public reception. The next in commercial […]

IATA Calls on the US Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country over the next 20 years. Speaking at the International Aviation Club in Washington, D.C., Alexandre de […]

Future Pilots: How to Prepare for Your First Solo Flight?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have ever wanted to become a pilot, you probably have heard about the most exciting part of this process – the first solo flight. It consists of the pilot successfully completing a take-off, a circuit pattern and a safe landing, without anyone else in the aircraft (not even a flight instructor). Importance of […]

IATA: Passenger Numbers up in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017. Although this represented a slowdown compared to the 2017 annual growth of 8.0%, it was another year of above-trend growth. Full year 2018 capacity climbed […]

Different Type of Aircraft for Different Region?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Most probably there won’t be any better time to become a pilot than it is now. “Global air transport network doubles in size at least once every 15 years, and it’s expected to do so again by 2030” says The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). To cater to this meteoric rise in commercial aviation, the […]

Standing Airline Seats the Future of Increasing Seating Capacity?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since the dawn of commercial aircraft seating has been mostly unchanged. Even up until today regardless of which airline or aircraft one flies in the seats all look and feel familiar. But in the pursuit of cheaper fares and cutting costs this might soon change. Increasing capacity, reducing comfort At the yearly Aircraft Interiors Expo, […]