Category: General Aviation

Is The Current Investment Climate in Aviation Favourable for New IPOs?

Being shocked by a number of bankruptcies, for around 7 years the global aviation industry had been subject to diminished enthusiasm from investors. However, since 2016, record-low aviation fuel prices have led to more green on the airlines’ balance sheets, growing cash flows in the market and an increasingly positive outlook on the future of […]

Pilots Haven’t Ever Been Able to ‘Replay’ Their Landings, Until Now

Video of a recent landing in Sao Paolo went viral as an aircraft, billowed by gale force cross-winds, was forced to abort a landing attempt despite touching down on the runway with its rear wheels. Unfortunately, that video would be the only time the pilot operating that particular flight would be able to see himself land. […]

Why is the Flight Attendant’s Profession Rewarding?

Aiste, a former flight attendant, who worked for one of well-known airlines, notes that during the very first flight she realised the necessity and importance of foundation set by cabin crew training. However, after a few years of work, she noticed that there are things that are difficult to predict and you have to be […]

2036 Forecast Reveals Air Passengers Will Nearly Double to 7.8 Billion

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year. The prediction is based on a 3.6% average Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest update to the association’s 20-Year Air Passenger […]

More than 7% increase in Air Travel Compared to Last Year 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, an increase of 7% over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips. This information is included in the 2017 edition of the IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), the […]

ASG: € 35 M Investment In Substitute Pilots To Prevent € 100 M Losses

In 2016 Lufthansa reported that a single six-day-long pilot strike cost the airline €100 million ($118 million). It was the 15th time in two years when pilots at the Lufthansa group’s namesake airline had walked out in a lengthy battle led by the local union. And legacy carriers are far from the only ones suffering […]

Global Air Passenger 2017 Gave An Award “Annual Best Product Innovation Award”

On the 20th-21st, Sep, 2017, Global Air Passenger 2017 took place, which is organized by Shine-Consultant as well as supported by Information Technology Research Base of Civil Aviation Administration of China and Airline Public Communication Alliance. The hot issues and the trend of development in the business made attendees involved and spoke actively which lead […]

What Should Lessors Realize To Gain 20% ROI From Mid-Age Aircraft?

The civil aviation market is expected to grow by 5% annually, creating the demand for around 40,000 aircraft in the next two decades, according to estimates of both Airbus and Boeing. This provides plenty of opportunities for lessors, but the aircraft leasing market is a highly competitive field, and high returns are not always possible. […]

How To Get Better Prepared For A Pilot Job Interview?

According to the latest data from the largest global aviation recruitment agency AviationCV.com more than 540 captains and over 170 first officers’ job ads are submitted at the moment. Most of them belong for Asian and European companies. Although the world is talking about the shortage of pilots, airlines do not want to make any […]

Is Pilots’ Motivation Really Affected By The Salary Only?

Have you ever tried to figure out the underlying elements framing the concept of a pilot job? Six-figure salaries, limitless horizons above the head, a phenomenal way of the world acquisition are only a few of the most widely known aspects making this job extremely desirable; however, there exist plenty of extra peculiarities the occupation […]