Aviation News

Will Pilots Receive a Major Pay Raise in 2016?

Published: 01-20-2016
Several pilot unions are in negotiations for a new contract. Will 2016 be the year pilots receive a major bump in pay?

A Major Change in Aircraft Tracking Is Coming in 2017

Published: 11-18-2015
Real-time flight tracking will soon be worldwide and satellite-based, a change initiated from the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

British Airways Fire Raises Safety Concerns

Published: 09-16-2015
The recent fire on British Airways flight #2276 in Las Vegas raised serious questions about FAA policy, passenger education and the limitations of controlling human behavior during an emergency. Although the fire resulted in only minor bumps and scrapes for evacuating passengers, many were outraged at

How Will the US Solve Its Pilot Shortage?

Published: 08-14-2015
Pilots are high in demand, but recent projections from Boeing Co. shows that it may lead to a shaky future in aviation.

Is Your Airline Going Green With Biofuel?

Published: 07-15-2015
Airlines are turning to biofuel for financial and environmental benefits.

FAA to Examine Mental Health of Pilots

Published: 06-10-2015
With the recent tragedies in air travel, the FAA is planning to make some major changes.

Profits Skyrocket While Unions Brace for Strike

Published: 05-14-2015
The first quarter of 2015 proved to be a historic one for many airlines. However, the wealth does not seem to be trickling down evenly.

Virgin America Leads a Declining Group in the Latest Airline Quality Rating Report.

Published: 04-15-2015
Virgin America ranks first for the third straight year, but many of its peers are having difficulty off the runway, as many U.S. airlines took a huge nosedive in 2014 after a highly successful 2013.

Aviation Epidemic: What a Shortage of Commercial Pilots Will Do to the Industry

Published: 03-03-2015
The airline industry is expected to face a new set of challenges in the coming years due to a shortage of commercial pilots. There are only a handful of aviation colleges in the U.S. and their graduating classes tend to be very small. At Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation, for example,

Airline Industry to Profit in 2015

Published: 01-07-2015
A new year is upon us -- what does the financial forecast look like for pilots?


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