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INFORMATIONAL May 10, 2024 The Secret Language of Air Traffic Control And How To Understand It. A quick look at some of the most common phrases used in air traffic control communications and what they mean. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 08, 2024 Smoking in the Sky Smoking in some places was allowed on airplanes until the early-2000s. Legislation and rules now prohibit it, which can land you with harsh legal action if caught. What rules against smoking exist in 2024? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 30, 2023 Why This Airport in Nepal is the World's Most Dangerous Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA) in Lukla, Nepal, is known for being the closest airport to the world's tallest mountain: Mount Everest. Although flights between Kathmandu and Lukla cover a short distance, the climate means that flights can only happen during the day in good weather. Unpredictable weather in the form of high winds, snow, and foggy conditions regularly forces the delay or cancellation of flights. Read More →
NEWS Oct 20, 2023 Multiple French Airports Receive Bomb Threats, Evacuate On Wednesday October 18, multiple major and smaller French airports received identical bomb threats from an anonymous source. This comes as tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are rising in France as a result of the rising tensions between Israel and Palestinian group Hamas in the Middle East. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 29, 2023 The Ultimate Guide to Airport Lounge Access In an age of stricter access requirements and seemingly endless lounge options, finding the right space for you at an airport can be daunting. This article seeks to break down the confusing world of airline lounges and make it easier for you to find comfort before you flight. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 28, 2023 United MileagePlus: Best Ways to Earn, Redeem Miles Thinking about joining MileagePlus? Pondering how to get the most out of a United Airlines MileagePlus membership? This article is an in depth guide on how you can do just that, covering how to earn United MileagePlus miles as well as where, how, and when to redeem them. Read More →
NEWS Sep 20, 2023 This Airport Will Be the World's First to Stop Using Passports Starting next year, one of the world's busiest airports will not require passengers to have passports. Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) will introduce automated immigration clearance that uses biometric data to scan departing passengers. This system could suggest what the future of travel looks like. Read More →
NEWS Sep 16, 2023 Mumbai to Get Second Airport in Navi Mumbai in 2024 A second airport will soon serve Mumbai alongside the existing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM). Navi Mumbai International Airport aims to serve the rapidly growing population of the Mumbai region. As Mumbai grows in global importance, two airports are necessary for the city to achieve its economic potential. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 05, 2023 The Sky's the Limit: Exploring the Opportunities for Students in the Field of Aviation Aviation is a promising field for those students who dream of an exciting career in the sky. It's both romantic and rigorous at the same time. No wonder pilots are called the masters of the sky. But for them to be truly so, there must also be skilled teams on the ground to help ensure a quality flight. Let's take a look at the career opportunities for students in aviation. Read More →
NEWS May 09, 2023 Unabated Travel Surge Propels Dubai Airport to Exceed Pre-Covid Passenger Traffic Levels According to CEO Paul Griffiths, the world's busiest international airport is poised to exceed the 2019 passenger traffic level this year and may end with more than 90 million passengers, surpassing the 86.4 million handled in 2019. Read More →