What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part II: Mistresses, Wives and the Mile High Club

(Editor’s note: part one of this series can be read here.) The flustered aircraft salesman walks past the front desk of the FBO pulling at his tie, a permanent blush to his cheeks; for some reason, he can’t look me in t...
by Erika Armstrong
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Up close with the shiny aluminum of an American Airlines 777. (Photo by Matt Molnar)

Brace Yourselves For American Airlines’ Imminent Rebranding

American Airlines is expected to unveil a new brand image later this month. And this doesn’t happen very often, so people might get upset.
by Dan Frommer
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Does Cabin Air Make Us Sick?

In reality, the air inside the airplane cabin is a lot more clean than many people think.
by Patrick Smith
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Getting You There Safely: Working With the Weather

From dispatchers to meteorologists to air traffic controllers, pilots up front could not do it without their daily expertise, knowledge and professionalism.
by Justin Schlechter
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Let’s Scare the Passengers

If it wasn’t for company policy requiring me to go and find some smooth air, I’d just tighten my seat belt, put my arms up in the air and yell, “yeehaw!”
by Erika Armstrong
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