While the ability to travel for free is a definite perk of being an airline pilot, the ability to ride in the jumpseat is more of a necessary evil. It is small and uncomfortable, but it can also be the difference between a pilot making it to work on time and being stuck in an airport thousands of miles away.
Imagine that you’re the captain of an airliner, cruising at 40,000 feet, when you experience an explosive decompression. What do you do next to get back on the ground?
For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.
In the third article in our series, Karlene Petitt takes a look at the impact of the new pilot fatigue regulations on long haul international pilots.
There is a ton of awesome aviation content available on the internet. But it isn’t just written content, it’s audio podcasts as well! Here are a few of our favorites.
Earlier this week, NYCAviation had the opportunity to ride onboard American Airlines bran new Airbus A321 Transcontinental service. So how did we like the ride inside the new jet? Consider us impressed!
Aditya Palnitkar is an incredibly accomplished young man. Not only is he a world traveller who speaks several languages, he is also an author and businessman.
NYCAviation recently paid a visit to Fort Lauderdale-based fixed base operator National Jets. While we were there, we got a special look into the services they provide and how they differentiate themselves from other FBOs.
The FAA recently raised minimum flight hour requirements for commercial pilots to 1,500 hours. Brad Tate explores whether this stricter hiring requirement truly benefits flight safety.
Inside of a warehouse north of Los Angeles, CA, lies a vast collection of aviation pieces large and small. Here, at a film studio known as Air Hollywood, they bring the aviation scenes in the movies to life. NYCAviation recently paid them a visit and got a look at what exactly goes into making these films take flight.
With the recent trend towards consolidation, airline alliances have become a useful way to connect route networks. Doug Wint analyzes the pros and cons.