Category: General Aviation

Biggest and Best Technology Advancements in Private Jet Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes The private jet industry continues to boom worldwide, with travellers taking advantage of the huge time savings and efficiencies that come with private air travel. In Europe, the number of private jets chartered by business travellers increased by 8% between July and August 2018 alone. This increase is set to continue, with research stating some […]

Will Brexit Impact the Private Aviation Industry?

Reading Time: 2 minutes With Brexit due to finally come to a climax in March, industries throughout the UK are starting to worry about the impact it’s going to have. There has been a lot of uncertainty over whether a deal will be reached, and if not, how that could affect the UK economy. One sector which could be […]

RECORD | Russia Reaches 1,681 Million Flights in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute The air traffic intensity in Russia increased by 9.8% in 2018 and reached record-breaking 1.681 million flights, the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya reported. “The traffic in upper airspace of the Russian Federation reached the record level of 1.681 million flights [of Russian and foreign airlines – TASS] in 12 months of 2018; growth versus the […]

ICAO: Solid Passenger Traffic Growth in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Preliminary figures released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) show a total of 4.3 billion passengers were carried by air transport on scheduled services in 2018. This indicates a 6.1 per cent increase over 2017. The number of departures rose to approximately 38 million globally, and world passenger traffic grew solidly at 6.7 per […]

#AVGEEK: Enjoy Heart-Warming Reunions for Christmas

Reading Time: 1 minute In joyful anticipation of winter holidays, aviation, just like any other industry, is eagerly preparing for it. Would you agree that reunions of families and friends at the arrival hall of the airport are always heart-warming, especially during a festive Christmas period? Just look at WestJet Christmas Miracle this year: Or get inspired for this season […]

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. […]