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INFORMATIONAL Sep 16, 2022 Sicko Mode: Inside Drake's Private Boeing 767 Drake lives quite the luxurious lifestyle, and his plane certainly matches. Take a tour inside the plane and out. Read More →
STORIES Sep 05, 2022 Hiring in Aviation is Back on the Rise The impacts of COVID-19 on the aviation industry cannot be understated. A previous report from 2020 noted how despite being one of the largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus still cut around 15,000 jobs during the pandemic. The company claimed to not expect air traffic to recover to pre-pandemic levels before 2023, and potentially as late as 2025. Now in 2022, an in-depth analysis shows a slow return to normalcy, and hiring in aviation is expected to climb as the pandemic wanes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 25, 2022 The Anatomy of an Aerospace Engine Read More →
NEWS Aug 12, 2022 Air Canada Announces Acquisition of Two Freighter Aircraft Buoyed by a 42% growth in cargo revenues, Air Canada is stepping up its game in the freight market by expanding its fleet with two new Boeing 767-300F freighters expected to be delivered later this year. This announcement was released during a presentation about the company's Q2-2022 financial results, a move that emphasizes the importance of its expanding freight business. Read More →
NEWS Aug 11, 2022 Boeing Resumes 787 Deliveries After One Year Lull After resolving a plethora of quality control issues, the FAA cleared the resumption of Boeing 787 deliveries. As a result, American Airlines received the first Boeing 787 delivery since 2021 on Wednesday, marking a new era. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 11, 2022 How Does an Aircraft APU Work? Modern airplanes are outfitted with auxiliary power units (APUs) to meet the aircraft's large energy requirements while the engines are not running. This self-contained unit represents a constant-speed gas turbine engine located in the airplane's tail cone which is isolated in a titanium fireproof compartment from the rest of the aircraft. But how does it work? Read More →
NEWS Aug 11, 2022 PLAY Airlines Offering Free Trips to See Iceland’s Erupting Volcano A volcanic eruption in the Fagradalsfjall volcanic system in the Reykjanes Peninsula, beginning on August 3rd, has been a new center of attraction for tourists. In such a situation, PLAY airlines, based in Reykjavik, Iceland, has grabbed all the chances to attract new customers by offering compelling offers. Taking a step forward, the airline has organized a giveaway in which they are offering free tickets to Iceland, where people can enjoy the spectacular view of the active erupting volcano. Read More →
NEWS Aug 09, 2022 Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft? American Airlines Invests in ZeroAvia Alternative-fuel sources or new technology, such as hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts, are one of several ways to reduce the aviation sector's climate impact. Aiming to achieve lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, American Airlines announced its investment in ZeroAvia, a developer of hydrogen-electric powertrain technology that aims to “drive emissions-free flying." Read More →
ROUTES Jun 08, 2022 United Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service to Brisbane On the morning of June 9, United Airlines announced a new international service from San Francisco, California (SFO) to Brisbane, Australia (BNE). Launching on October 28, the route will be operated thrice weekly on the airline's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The 257-seat aircraft will have 48 Polaris Business Class seats, 21 Premium Plus seats, 39 Economy Plus seats, and 149 basic economy seats. Read More →
NEWS May 20, 2021 Singapore-Hong Kong Travel Bubble Delayed Once Again May 26th, 2021 was supposed to be the beginning of the Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble. However, the bubble is now going to be delayed for the second time due to the recent spike in Singapore's COVID-19. Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said on Monday 17th May 2021 that Singapore is unable to meet the criteria to commence with the initiative. Read More →