Aviation Articles

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,

Boeing Predicts a High Demand for Aviation Employees

Published: 02-03-2015
Aviation employment is expected to soar worldwide in the next 20 years.

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?

Airline Pilot Salaries: Which Airlines Have the Highest Pay?

Published: 12-03-2014
We analyzed the airline payscales submitted to APC to create this breakdown of what the Legacy, Major and Regional airlines pay their pilots on average, as well as at the low and high ends.

Why is the Divorce Rate so High for Pilots?

Published: 09-25-2014
Finally! The day that you’ve been dreaming about has finally arrived. You put on your brand new uniform and grab your suitcase. You kiss the wife and kids goodbye and head to the airport for your first flight. You are so excited to be part of the crew that the five legs on day one go by quickly. At

Unraveling the Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Published: 03-20-2014
So, what may have happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? We asked APC members to comment on some of the popular theories, including the more crazy ones, which have been circulating in the media.


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