Category: World

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 […]

SWISS Welcomes Its First Airbus A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute The flag carrier of Switzerland has welcomed the first out 25 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft on order. Powered by the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines, the plane took off from Hamburg, Germany.  The A320neo Family incorporates the very latest technologies including new-generation engines, Sharklets and cabin efficiency enablers, which together deliver 20% fuel savings.

Breaking Stereotypes: Woman at the Controls of an Aircraft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most likely the first association with an airplane pilot will be a male in an accurate uniform. The picture is not completely inaccurate since about 95% of all active pilots in the world are in fact male. However, there is a small, but brave part of this profession that is growing every year – pilot […]

Bamboo Airways Considers Ordering Boeing 777X Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the African proverb says, however long the night, the dawn will break. However long the Boeing crisis, something positive will finally break, for example, for the 777X program. Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways confirmed being in talks with Boeing on 12 of its newest widebody twinjets 777X, FlightGlobal reports. This is one of the most […]

Debris in Boeing 737 MAX Fuel Tanks: Saga of Twists and Turns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Never-ending problems of the Boeing 737 MAX have already become a one-year saga of twists and turns. This time Boeing has discovered ‘foreign object debris’ in the fuel tanks of grounded MAX aircraft, Leeham News reported. Following the discovery, Boeing has ordered inspections of its entire grounded 737 MAX fleet, consisting of over 400 planes. […]

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 […]

Blow to Airbus: US Further Increases Tariffs on Aircraft from EU

Reading Time: 2 minutes The long-lasting dispute over subsidies to aircraft manufacturers is intensifying. The United States has announced that starting March, 2020, it is raising tariffs on aircraft imported from the European Union from 10% to 15%. Although the tariff is set on a variety of products imported from the EU, ranging from some types of meat, cheese, […]

Delta Commits $1 Billion to Mitigate Carbon Emissions

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines, one of the major carriers of the United States, has announced that starting 1 March, 2020, it commits $1 billion to reduce its carbon footprint and become the first carbon neutral airline worldwide over the next decade. Aviation accounts for roughly 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions. Delta admits there is no […]

AEGEAN Begins a New Era with Brand New Airbus A320neos

Reading Time: < 1 minute AEGAN, the flag carrier of Greece, has begun a new era with a new livery, new identity and three brand new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The planes will be equipped with latest technology Pratt & Whitney engines. By 2025 AEGEAN expects to receive 46 A320neo and A321neo aircraft, with an option for 12 additional aircraft (up […]