Aviation 2019: Good Things to Remember

Aviation 2019: Good Things to Remember

The year of 2019 has brought the aviation industry a number of tough challenges, indeed. Issues related to aviation safety, decreasing trust in the most reliable aircraft manufacturers and regulatory authorities, a large number of aviation companies going bankrupt, etc....
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Boeing 737 MAX Hit with Another Safety Issue: Wiring System

Boeing 737 MAX Hit with Another Safety Issue: Wiring System

Great hopes of the Boeing Company to return its troubled 737 MAX back to service in the 1Q20 may be destroyed again. After the rigorous check in December, a new problem was identified, this time with wiring. Software has been...
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Which Airlines Are the Safest for Travelling in 2020?

Which Airlines Are the Safest for Travelling in 2020?

Airline safety is one of those things you hope you’ll never have to worry about when you travel. But even the most nervous of fliers should take heart when flying Australia’s flag carrier, Qantas – as it has just been...
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Will There Ever Be A Bigger Passenger Plane Than The Airbus A380?

Will There Ever Be A Bigger Passenger Plane Than The Airbus A380?

The A380 was built to serve multiple different airline needs. Some airports have little or no free landing slots and have aircraft arriving 24 hours a day. Lastly, the A380 is perfectly designed for airlines operating a vast hub to hub...
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Wiring Issue Could Push Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Back Even Further

Wiring Issue Could Push Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Back Even Further

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported Sunday it is working with Boeing on a wiring issue that has the potential to cause a short circuit on 737 MAX flights. FAA officials called the wiring issue “potentially catastrophic”, but said protections...
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JetBlue to Become First Major US Airline to Offset Carbon Emissions

JetBlue to Become First Major US Airline to Offset Carbon Emissions

JetBlue continues its commitment to sustainability by announcing Monday the airline plans to offset carbon dioxide emissions from fuel for all domestic flights beginning in July 2020. The commitment to offsetting carbon emissions makes JetBlue the first major ...
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British Airways launches carbon offsetting scheme on domestic flights

British Airways launches carbon offsetting scheme on domestic flights

As the new year arrives, British Airways has begun offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK. Customers flying within the UK on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by...
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Boeing 737 MAX Engine Manufacturer To Shift Toward A320neo Engines

Boeing 737 MAX Engine Manufacturer To Shift Toward A320neo Engines

With Boeing suspending production of their 737 MAX this month and its immediate future uncertain, the joint venture between General Electric and Safran that manufactures the engines that power the 737 MAX is turning to Airbus to fill the void....
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The Top20 Safest Airlines 2020 by AirlineRatings.com

The Top20 Safest Airlines 2020 by AirlineRatings.com

AirlineRatings.com, the airline safety and product rating website, has announced its Top Twenty Safest Airlines 2020 from the 405 different airlines it monitors. The Top 20 are the who’s who of airlines and, in numerical order, are: Qantas, Air New Zealan...
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Boeing Has Bounced Back Before – Why Won’t It Now?

Boeing Has Bounced Back Before – Why Won’t It Now?

While we can all agree that 2019 was not the best year for Boeing, you might be surprised to know it was far from the worst year in the planemaker history. It’s certainly interesting to see how Boeing bounces back from...
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