Did Harrison Ford receive special treatment because of his celebrity, or is getting off without punishment SOP in aviation safety?
NYCA uses The Weather Channel’s winter storm naming system, much to the chagrin of Twitter users. Phil Derner explains why that is.
What do you do in a pinch when you have no de-icing trucks at your airport? Find a resourceful Captain…
Flight simulator games on mobile devices offer graphics and gameplay that used to only be attainable on a PC. Phil reviews a few of the more popular flight sims available for phone or tablet.
Politics have been playing a big part in the airline industry the last several years. But is political participation for the better or worse?
NYCA’s Phil Derner discusses Allegiant 426′s “low fuel” situation while trying to land at Fargo, North Dakota, while the airport was closed.
We always hear how safe air travel is, referenced with various brief stats and phrases, but where do they come from? Here’s the air travel safety breakdown.
What can be changed in order to prevent another Germanwings 9525 from happening? Is there a foolproof solution? We learn from these past events…
Why do we travel to space? What if there was a reason greater than technological advancements and finding a home on other planets? Dare we say…
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.
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.