Civil Aviation

Flight attendant’s story: lost job while stuck in exotic island

A flight attendant Gabriela lost her job while being stuck on an exotic island due to the massive pandemic-related lockd...

UK Aviation Minister: “I want nothing more than to see planes back in the sky”

A life-long aviation enthusiast, Robert Courts MP says he is an aviation minister who is yet to travel on a plane in an...

Pilot’s story: from flying high to digging deep

Pilots essentially have a path to follow, but what do you do if this path no longer exists? Apply lessons from flight tr...

Former Norwegian Boeing 787 Captain: We still had hope

The news that Norwegian would end its long-haul operations rocked a fair share of people. Philippe Duforest, a now-forme...

Pilot’s story: after 1st month in the cockpit ‒ to furniture sales

Maxim De Leeuw could not even imagine that only a month after his first flight at the airline his career would hold on f...

China imposes travel rules with 14-day pre-departure quarantine

China has imposed tightened travel rules for inbound travelers coming from high risk countries....

From MiG-19 with lift fans to J-18: China’s VTOL fighter jet problem

For decades now, China tried to acquire aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). Should we expect a Chi...

Could China’s aircraft carriers dethrone the US Navy?

China’s Navy operates two aircraft carriers and plans to build at least two more. Could it dethrone the US Navy on...

Does COMAC C919 need to compete with Airbus A320neo or Boeing 737 MAX?

While the COMAC C919 is constantly pitted against the Airbus A320neo and the Boeing 737 MAX, does it truly need to compe...

Could China launch fighter jets from its theme park aircraft carriers?

China has two operational aircraft carriers, while two more ex-Soviet ones are transformed into theme parks. Could they...

Naila’s journey: from Emirates flight attendant to Starbucks barista

Unlike her colleagues, Naila never dreamed of working as a flight attendant until fate led her to walk the aisle of a wi...

Qatar Airways encourages former pilots to apply for return

Qatar Airways reportedly encouraged its former pilots to apply for rejoining the airline as it expected to increase serv...

Do you know what this aircraft part is called? [Quiz]

Aircraft are complicated machines with many weird components, all of them with even weirder names. How well do you know...

Top 10 Largest Passenger Aircraft In The World

If you've ever wondered which passenger aircraft are the largest in the world, this is the Top 10 list that will ans...

FAA warns of decompression risk in Boeing 737 NG and MAX

FAA will require corrective action after receiving reports of cracks on the forward entry door of the Boeing 737 NG and...

Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2020

As more and more superpowers of the world move to fifth-generation fighter jets, we look at the top 10 most advanced Fig...

Captain Marianne’s advice for pilots: get ready for real race

Airbus Captain Marianne Cerutti shares advice to fellow pilots on how to remain ready to return to flying....