FRIDAY MAY 17, 2024
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INFORMATIONAL Mar 27, 2024 Why Pilots Never Eat the Same Meal Imagine you are onboard a long-haul flight, and dinner has just been served. There are usually a variety of options to choose from; chances are, one of the pilots may have also had a similar meal. The key word is "one," as there is a common myth that the pilots of a flight never eat the same meal. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 27, 2024 How Airbus Uses Animals to Develop More Advanced Aircraft Biomimicry is the study of how engineering can be based on biological structures. Although a novice in the study, this new science can provide answers to the future of airline sustainability. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 Who Are the Air Marshals and What Do They Do? The US Federal Air Marshal Service is a historic group of highly trained officers designated to keeping air travel safe. Although tough to get into, the job is met with prestige and intrigue. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 Why Do Aircraft Have Round Windows? Windows on planes used to be square until damages were reported to result from metal fatigue at changing air pressures. But is this true? Although rumored as a myth, industry changes suggest some truth to this matter. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 The World's Top 5 Longest Flights to Australia and New Zealand Multiple airlines offer ultra-long-haul flights to Australia and New Zealand to accommodate high demand among international travelers. Eight of the world's 20 longest nonstop routes by distance involve four destinations: Auckland (AKL), Melbourne (MEL), Perth (PER), and Sydney (SYD). These are the world's longest flights serving Australia and New Zealand. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 26, 2024 The Unusual Things Airlines Transport Besides Passengers Aviation has facilitated the transport of various commodities aside from passengers and the usual cargo. When the time comes to transport some large loads, aviation is there to help. Airlines often transport unusual items for various reasons. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 25, 2024 The Tiny Hole in Your Window: Keeping Cabin Pressure in Check The window seat is typically voted the most desirable when flying on an aircraft. For those who have had the privilege of sitting in a window aisle, you may have noticed the tiny hole in the window. These tiny holes have a critical function in the structural stability and safety of the aircraft. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 23, 2024 The Paris Olympics: How Airlines Support Sports Tourism in 2024 Sports tourism is one of the fastest-growing areas of the travel industry, with an increasing number of travelers making trips based entirely on attending sports events. 2024 will be a strong year for sports tourism due to high-profile events like the Summer Olympics in Paris. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 23, 2024 Home for the Holidays? Tips for Scoring Affordable Flights During Peak Season Flights during peak seasons such as spring break and other holidays become more expensive. Despite climbing ticket prices during these times, trying to find relatively affordable flights is still possible. Research is key; the more you do, the more likely you are to save money on airfares. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 23, 2024 How an Airport's Elevation Impacts Aircraft Performance Passengers likely do not think about certain factors affecting an aircraft's performance as the plane takes off. Elevation is one such factor, with an airport's elevation playing a significant role in how easily an aircraft can get off the ground. Read More →