Editorial
Op-Ed

Happy Mother’s Day from Captain Gorter

Being a pilot and a mother is a blessing. To see my two young ladies grow up to be responsible young adults is magic. 

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Chronicles Editorial

Remembering the DC-10: A Pilot’s Perspective

Airline pilots live and die by their “number,” or seniority number, that is.

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Op-Ed

Aviation Is Not the Poster Child of CO2 Emissions

Transport accounts for roughly one-fifth of worldwide carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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Airlines Editorial

A Brief History of Ryanair’s Inaugural Flight

Spotted at almost every airport across Europe and known by many all over the world, Ryanair (FR), the region’s largest airline by fleet size, destination count, employee number, and passenger numbers, had a somewhat humble start back in the day with just one aircraft and multiple plans gone awry.

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Op-Ed

Aviation Would Never Be the Same

Anyone born before 1995, knows exactly what you mean when you say “9/11 or September 11.”

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Op-Ed

Southwest Flight 1380: Anatomy of an Inflight Emergency

Southwest Airlines (WN) Flight 1380 was a Boeing 737-7H4 that experienced an uncontained engine failure in 2018.

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Op-Ed Safety

Preparedness, United 328, and the Trust We Hold Sacred

What does an incident like that of United 328 mean to airline pilots, and how does it relate to the customers who trust us with their lives?

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Editorial

Airways’ Top 10 Photos of 2020

2020 was a year like no other for aviation. The industry went through mass furloughs, layoffs, aircraft storage and retirement, and passenger numbers are at record lows.

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Op-Ed

Op-Ed: Musings on the 737 MAX

Repeal and Replace? Consumer activist and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader lost a grand niece in the Ethiopian Airlines, so naturally he is close to the issue. He came out with a rather extreme claim that the 737MAX as it stands needs to be treated as a faulty product and, in his words “recalled.” Centring […]

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Airlines Op-Ed

Op-Ed from former WOW Boardmember and Spirit CEO Ben Baldanza

Article Written by Ben Baldanza I served on the Board of Directors of WOW Air from early 2016 until August 2018. During that time, I learned what a dedicated, smart and energetic guy Skuli Mogensen is, and how interesting the WOW business model was. Iceland’s interesting geography gave WOW a real advantage that initially worked well. […]

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