The movement is sweeping across the world and is becoming an eyesore for the aviation industry Continue reading What is the Flight Shaming Movement? How can airlines tackle it?
If you like the story, feel free to like and share with fellow aviation enthusiasts. You can also subscribe to our blog by using the ‘Follow’ button in the footer. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. The survey acts as the voice of the … Continue reading Personal control via Smartphone, Baggage Tracking, Less Waiting Time and Onboard WiFi emerge as top Passenger Priorities
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, the longest period since the global financial crisis in 2008. Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers … Continue reading US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed high expectations for the outcomes of the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), beginning today in Montreal. The industry’s agenda also includes: The safe integration of drones into airspace management Establishing a globally consistent approach to passengers with disabilities, Implementing an international legal framework to manage the issue of unruly passengers Implementing modern and convenient … Continue reading Supporting Carbon Neutral Growth Tops Full Agenda at ICAO Assembly
A pilot’s job is as difficult as it is exciting. Not only are they responsible for helping the passengers reach the destination on time, but also for their safety. As commonsensical as it may sound, passenger safety is always the first priority for any pilot. Aborting a takeoff is commonplace. Takeoffs may need to be aborted because of any reason, ranging from tailwind pattern changes … Continue reading The 50-70 rule has helped pilots save countless lives. What is the rule about?
This trip report covers Emirates Airlines flight EK517 from New Delhi, India (DEL) to Dubai, UAE (DXB). Flight EK517 has scheduled timings of departure at 4:15 pm from DEL and a 6:35 pm arrival at DXB. This is the most premium aircraft operating on this route, the other ones being from Indian carriers like IndiGo Airlines, SpiceJet, state carrier Air India, Air India Express and recently, … Continue reading Trip Report: Emirates | Boeing 777-300ER | Economy | DEL to DXB