Airlines

How MROs have risen to the challenges posed by the pandemic

MROs have faced daunting challenges during the pandemic. Here, AeroTime investigates how the MRO industry has risen to t...

A look into the largest jet engine ever made: who will beat the giant?

Among the variety of turbofans, the GE9X holds the title of the world’s largest engine. However, it could soon be...

Predictive aircraft maintenance: established practice or future focus?

Predictive maintenance is known to reduce costs and help airlines manage maintenance planning. But is the practice alrea...

How many MRO professionals will the industry require post-pandemic?

Prior to COVID-19, the aviation industry faced a global shortage of skilled MRO personnel. But has the pandemic changed...

The alphabet of aircraft maintenance: how do airlines ensure jet safety?

To ensure passenger safety, airlines must complete several aircraft inspections. Here, AeroTime investigates the differe...

Husband and wife aircraft mechanics create successful aviation brand

Mark and Lisa Krzywinski, lost their jobs as aircraft mechanics during COVID-19. But the spouses went on to establish a...

Chris’s story: from pilot to cookie company entrepreneur

After being placed on furlough by an airline, Chris’s pilot career was paused. However, he has since gone on to es...

Pilot Joanne Jordan shares hidden opportunities in an “indefinite delay”

Pilot Joanne Jordan compares the pandemic to an “indefinite delay” but also a time to pursue new opportuniti...

Pilot Greta: what is it like to be a freshly licensed aviator amid pandemic?

The pilot Greta Adlyte shares her bumpy COVID-19 experience in brief....

Maria’s story: from dentist to flight attendant and back again

Certified dentist and flight attendant Maria Pandolfi, 27, shares how she manages to combine both professions as she nav...

Cristina’s story: from commercial to freelance flight attendant

Although Cristina Tung’s aviation career spans an impressive two decades, flying was not part of her original...

Recruitment Specialist Dace: “When everything stopped, I wasn’t panicking.”

From cabin crew to coaching and recruitment. For Dace Straupmane, the path to aviation was quite accidental. ...

Flight attendant Romina in maternity leave limbo: “The virus had a huge impact”

Stewardess Romina had been flying for a decade. But during the pandemic, her employer closed its base in Rome, leaving h...

Flying High: AeroTime reviews HBO’s The Flight Attendant

HBO’s new comedy-drama The Flight Attendant is a binge-worthy series packed with fast-action and pithy lines....

Short-haul or long-haul: what’s the difference if you’re a flight attendant?

In the world of aviation, cabin crew members usually work on either long-haul or short-haul flights. How do they differ?...

From Boeing 737 to tactical freighter: commercial pilot turns military aviator

Mindaugas Zidonis was a commercial aviation pilot who made a sharp turn in his career and became a military aviator. &nb...

FlyZero: How an easyJet pilot is helping aviation’s effort to cut emissions

 Behind the scenes, aerospace manufacturers, airlines, engineers, pilots, academics, and governments are working on...

Pilots, aviators, flyers: looking back at Pilots’ Week

Looking back at International Pilots’ Day: the best pilot interviews, features, and stories on AeroTime....

It’s a different view from the cockpit, says Sebastian Roca

A story of resolve and tenacity, Captain Sebastian Roca describes how an open-minded approach to being a pilot leads to...

How a “unique experiment” led to private jet flying in a Covid world

Life could have turned out very differently for pilot Janek Sarapu, who is a private jet captain in Estonia. ...

AeroTime Behind the Scenes | Afghanistan’s first all-female flight

Josh Cahill speaks to AeroTime about flying on Afghanistan’s first all-female flight and the Taliban threat that f...

A look into the largest jet engine ever made: who will beat the giant?

Among the variety of turbofans, the GE9X holds the title of the world’s largest engine. However, it could soon be...

Close call at CDG: Dreamliner almost lands on A320 due to ATC mistake

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner narrowly escaped landing on a taxiing easyJet A320 in CDG airport due to ATC con...

Why Colombia still loves Douglas DC-3s?

There are dozens of WWII-vintage Douglas DC-3s flying in Colombia. Why? And how?...

Russia unveils Sukhoi Checkmate, new light fighter jet

Russia has unveiled the Sukhoi Checkmate, a new fifth-generation fighter jet intended to supplement the Su-57 and conque...

Sukhoi Superjet attracts 58 orders, still no luck outside Russia

Four Russian airlines have placed orders and options for the Sukhoi Superjet during MAKS 2021, for a total of 58 aircraf...

China’s problem with Boeing 737 MAX: when will it fly?

Chinese aviation body, being one of the last major regulators not to lift the ban, is yet to grant the recertification o...

Glitch kills Nauka’s engine, scientists fight to save it

Computer glitch disrupts operations of Nauka, ISS’ new module, as scientists scramble to save the multi-billion pr...

Korean Air studies launching space rockets from Boeing 747

Korean Air is exploring the feasibility of using large commercial aircraft to launch a rocket that can send small satell...

Blue Origin successfully carries out maiden space tourism flight

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket carries out its maiden space tourism flight with its founder, Amazon’s boss...