There has been much discussion in the commercial aviation community about a global pilot shortage. This month we are exploring the current state of airline transport pilot (ATP) availability, attrition and growth, causes for the shortage and potential solutions as the community moves forward. The IATA
As 2019 comes to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect on all that has transpired. So for the final publication of the year, we will take a look at COMAC’s growth and accomplishments over the past twelve months. And there is no better place
November is a big month for the ARJ21, as it marks the successful completion of the aircraft’s maiden flight, as well as the first delivery to launch customer Chengdu Airlines. With this in mind, the eleventh month of the year seems like an appropriate time to
Today, everyone loves to talk about disruptors. Entrepreneurs strive to develop the latest technology or service that will disrupt an industry. So, when considering an industry as massive and complicated as commercial aviation, who has successfully disrupted the market? Before we explore who the civil aviation
When the sun is out and the temperatures soar people take to the sky, road, rails and waters for a summer getaway! Which means it’s time to cash in on that accrued vacation and hit the beach, desert, a happening city, or maybe even a new
Commercial aerospace is an industry that operates in extreme margins. Though you may feel like you’re paying an arm and a leg for your next flight, remember that airlines are paying too; each flight is associated with a variety of costs, from landing fees to personnel.
In our March blog, The Evolution of Air Cargo, we examined the development and growth of the air cargo industry as a whole. This month, we are examining how e-commerce is fueling the demand for air cargo and the influence China is having on both industries.
On November 10, 1910, seven years after the Wright brothers recorded the first flight, air was broken on the use of an aircraft to ship cargo. Max Morehouse, founder and president of the Morehouse-Martens Company in Columbus, Ohio decided to commission the use of an aircraft
In the United States, the winter holidays (the time period between December 15 and January 4) include some of the most heavily traveled days of the year. Which means, as temperatures drop and ticket prices rise, nearly everyone reading this blog is bracing for the winter
From the U.S. to the UAE, Australia to England, China to Germany, and everywhere in between, airshows are an essential artery to the beating heart of the aviation industry. It all began in the summer of 1909, near the city of Rheims when France held the