The History of Austrian Airlines at JFK

1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York--a joint ope ... read more

The Early History of Austrian Airlines

1. Austrian Airlines' Origins Austrian Airlines' genesis can be traced to March 20, 1918, when the Austrian Postal Administration inaugurate ... read more

Austrian Airlines' Return to the Transatlantic Market

Operating a modern, fuel-efficient fleet over an expanding route system and carrying almost 1.5 million passengers in 1986, Austrian once again con ... read more

The History of Royal Jordanian Airlines

1. Early Jordanian Carriers When Jordan attained its independence in 1946, it sought to increase its identity by establishing its own airlin ... read more

Understanding Airline Safety in Today's World

Airline Safety is on the top of everyone's mind after a bad apple got into a Germanwings' flight crew and created a very sad and disturbing event. ... read more

The Third World, Conveniently Close To Manhattan

Vice President Joe Biden was only partly correct when he compared LaGuardia Airport to one he would find in "some third world country." In fact, ma ... read more

How to Evaluate an Airplane Trade-Up Decision

Sometimes it pays to make a change even if you're pretty comfortable with what you have. I purchased my first new car after graduating from college ... read more

Making the Most of Your Aircraft Demonstration Flight

The aircraft demonstration is likely the most pivotal step in the decision to purchase an airplane. When completed effectively, you should be able ... read more

Why People Go To Air Shows

Air show events are some of the exciting shows that travel enthusiasts should attend to learn about the latest trends in the aviation industry. Asi ... read more

EA - Electric Aircraft and Future Materials

Currently most of the electric aircraft prototypes aren't worth their salt. It's not that they don't work, sure they do; they can take-off and land ... read more

Furniture Design and Ergonomics for Air Traffic Control Rooms

Air traffic control (ATC) and airport security are two of the most critical operations at airport facilities. The nerve center of these activities ... read more

Checkride Failures: The Oral Exam

Failing a checkride sucks. I've been there. Once. It was the oral exam for my instrument checkride. I thought I was ready. The Examiner thought oth ... read more

FAA Ramp Check Survival

I've been ramp checked twice. Both times occurred while I was securing the plane after a flight. I was going about my business and ge ... read more

How Do You Know Your FBO Service Provider Is the Best?

When planning for a business travel there are a large number of factors that need to be taken into consideration if you opt for private air charter ... read more

Choosing a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Services Provider

An FBO services provider allows pilots to visit distant airports and access a wide range of services from aircraft preparation and repairs to accom ... read more