Posts Tagged ‘airlines’


Waking Up to the Issues of Pilot Fatigue: Part One

NYCAviation explores significant changes in 2014 in how the FAA and airlines address -- and conquer -- the problem of pilot fatigue.
by John Steffen


Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

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 pilo...
by Eric Auxier


The Unintended Consequences of the “1500 Hour Rule”

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.
by Brad Tate



The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, Part II

Yesterday, we published an article called The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, and we got some great feedback from our readers. We now present to you The Lesser Known Airlines of JFK, Part II. Copa Airlines Panama City based Copa ...
by Jason Rabinowitz


Lesson in Safety: How Airlines Deal with Thunderstorms

The summer months mean thunderstorms across the US. How do airlines cope with these disruptive weather forces? An airline dispatcher gives us an inside look.
by Phil Derner Jr.