Flight attendants are often seen by passengers as little more than sky waitresses. However their duties go far beyond serving you a drink and some pretzels. Today, we take a look at why the triumphs and tragedies of flight attendants shouldn’t be overlooked in airliner accidents.
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In today’s world of high-speed technology, so many take advantage of air travel, but forget its long history. Taking a step back and adding a little perspective can make airplane geeks out of anyone.
The emergence of regional jets in the 1990s was a major game-changer among the business models of legacy carriers that are still evolving today. Are they saving an otherwise hurting industry, or more of a hindrance?
Not enough people think about their health and the rare chance of aircraft emergencies when getting dressed for a flight. NYCA’s Phil Derner goes over his four rules for a safe attire.
While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose where to land your plane safely.
Many people have a preconceived notion that taking photos of airliners is illegal, harmful, or dangerous. They couldn’t be any more wrong.
The Information Age has redefined how people get their information when breaking news happens. No longer is your choice simply between cable networks and broadcast networks, now there are specialty websites and Twitter accounts to consider as well. This is especially true when it comes to aviation events such as the recent Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 or Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702 incidents. Because when it comes to picking your source for aviation news, we know you have a choice.
Taking care of your brand by taking care of your customers is something that not every airline understands these days. Why is it so important, and which airlines fail and which succeed?
In what may be a $750,000 mistake for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, one of their airport rescue trucks at JFK became several damaged while driving around the airport’s taxiways.