Category: GENERAL AVIATION

IATA: Air Cargo Must Not Be Restrained by Governments

Reading Time: 2 minutes While more and more countries are closing their borders in an attempt to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, air cargo must not be forgot and its activity must not be restrained by governments, IATA says. Even in light of massive reductions in passenger flights, which currently reach up to 75%, air cargo has […]

Who Was the First Woman in the World to Get Pilot’s Licence?

Reading Time: 5 minutes On this day, 8 March, on the International Women’s Day, the whole world devotes the very special attention to women. To their achievements, their bravery and courage. In aviation this day also bears a very symbolic meaning and has its very own memorable occasion to mark. I believe you would agree that aviation is the […]

Extreme Weather to Increase Demand for Private Aviation

Reading Time: 3 minutes Unfavorable weather is hitting stronger and more frequently than ever in all corners of the world. If climate change is a natural process or manufactured by humans or even a mixture of both, the truth is this fluctuating environment is making us create news ways to deal with nature due to recurrent extreme natural events […]

8 Reasons to Charter a Private Jet on Your Next Trip

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every day, millions of people around the world rely on planes to take them to their destinations. Air travel is by far the fastest and the most efficient mode of long-distance transportation available to us today, but you have to admit that it has plenty of drawbacks. Crowded airports, delayed flights, and the often-sub-par in-flight […]

Pilots Reveal Salary Is Not the First Priority. What Matters Then?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is difficult to argue the fact that pilot’s job is one of the most dynamic ones in the world, indeed. So many young and passionate people are dreaming about the office 35,000 feet high in the air. High rewards, endless travelling opportunities, personal prestige. The list is too long to name all the entries. […]

Pilot Personality – What Character Qualities Are Important?

Reading Time: < 1 minute A pilot profession offers extraordinary opportunities for travelling and working in a multinational team. However, this is not the only advantage that this profession can offer. It’s also one of the highest-paying jobs, which can offer a longer period of holiday, free of charge flights, etc. Nevertheless, according to recruitment specialists, this occupation is not […]

World’s First Scheduled Passenger Airline Service on a Flying Boat

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the major part of the globe, the 1st of January marks the beginning of a new year. For the aviation industry, therefore, this day marks a special start, too. On this day in 1914, the introductory chapter of commercial aviation was written – the first scheduled flight of a passenger airline, between St. Petersburg […]

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 […]

Wright Brothers: From Bicycles to World’s First Successful Flight

Reading Time: 3 minutes Before aviation has changed our lives and shaped the way we perceive air connection, a truly countless number of experiments was carried out, including the first successful flight of an aircraft completed over a century ago. This day in aviation, 17 December, is all about aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright. In 1903 these two […]