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Hadi Ahmad Lifelong aviation enthusiast raised in Central Illinois. 777 is the best plane BTW.
Champaign, Illinois
STORIES May 25, 2024 The Deadliest Hijacking Before 9/11: Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 Aircraft hijackings have thankfully become increasingly rare following the tragic events of September 11th. However, rather unfortunately, various hijacking events had taken place in the decades leading up to the new millennium. One of those events was Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, an infamous flight that turned out to be the deadliest hijacking incident before 9/11. Read More →
ROUTES May 23, 2024 The Most Turbulent Flights in the World Turbulence is a common phenomenon experienced on flights all across the world. However, factors such as weather that greatly influence turbulence are more prevalent in certain areas than others. This begs the question: are certain flights more prone to turbulence than others? The short answer is yes and many factors lead up to this. As such, today we will examine these factors and which air routes are the world's most turbulent. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 21, 2024 The Most Fatal Cause of Aviation Accidents You might think that the most dangerous or fatal cause behind aviation accidents would be weather or mechanical-related events. However, this is not the case. Today, we will discuss the concept of spatial disorientation, the most fatal cause of aviation accidents. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 18, 2024 The Three Most Dangerous Airliners In History Aviation safety has improved drastically over the years. Manufacturers and regulators have learned from past events to make and certify aircraft that are safer for everyone. However, let's take a step back in time and analyze three of the most dangerous airliners that took to the skies. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 18, 2024 The Alaska Airlines Milk Run: A Lifeline for Remote Alaska Explore how Alaska Airlines' 'Milk Run' service connects the remote Last Frontier, addressing transport challenges and linking communities by air. Read More →
NEWS May 15, 2024 Onboard Emirates' New Airbus A350 Emirates is entering a new era as its first Airbus A350 prepares to enter service in September of this year. As the time draws near for Emirates' new A350, let's explore what the plane offers. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 13, 2024 Why Does an Airport's Name Matter? If you want to market a product well, various factors must be considered such as the product name. This principle applies to airports as well. There are multiple factors behind why entities choose to name airports the way they do, most notably, the decision of what to name an airport. Read More →
NEWS May 10, 2024 Spirit Airlines Hit With Engine Issues Amid Revenue Struggles Spirit Airlines, America's largest ultra-low-cost airline, is struggling with various aspects of its operation. The carrier is expecting less revenue in the second quarter of 2024, an issue that stems from a multitude of issues. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 06, 2024 Cartel Bombing: The Story of Avianca Flight 203 Drug cartels are notorious for their operations all across the world, primarily in Latin America. These cartels hold massive influence, so much so that they can bring down a commercial airliner if they want to. Sure enough, today we will investigate one such incident: the tragic tale of Avianca Flight 203. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 04, 2024 How Turbulence Might Get Worse in The Future Turbulence. Chances are that if you have ever taken a flight, you have faced turbulence in some way, shape, or form. Whatever your view on turbulence is will impact how you take the following news: turbulence is expected to get more common and intense. Read More →