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  1. How Airlines Take Covid Precautions For Flight Attendants

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    If you have flown in the last 40 years or so, you know the drill. The flight attendant dangles a yellow plastic buttercup and demonstrates how to use it. You are instructed to make sure you put one on yourself before you put one on the child or other dependent person next to you. The message is pretty clear: you cannot take care of other people if you do not take care of yourself first. The irony of this command, repeated on countless occasions ...
  2. How Pilots Stay Healthy

    Pilots are often imagined to lead glamorous lives filled with every luxury available. We often see pilots strolling leisurely through the airports looking relaxed in their neatly pressed uniforms. But it takes a lot of training and practice to become a pilot. Even when a pilot has made it to the major airlines, they are required to continue their education and are tested on the specifics of each new aircraft. Commercial pilots have a tremendous amount of responsibility since they can be transporting ...
  3. Airline Security Means Safeguarding Everything About You

    As you might imagine, security is a prime concern of every airline around the world. This is not just a matter of keeping people safe but also a response to the world watching to see how well airlines manage security. From the very beginning of commercial flights 100 years ago, safety was the priority. Airlines and the government worked closely together to demonstrate to the American public that flying—clearly the fastest form of transportation—was also safe enough to be considered worry-free. ...
  4. Seven Tips for Getting a Pilots License

    Since young, some pilots have known that all they ever wanted to do was get in an airplane and soar high above the clouds. It seems they were born to fly. For others, the reasons are more varied. Some were inspired by a great trip and desire to become an airline pilot in order to see the rest of the world. Since the average airline pilot's salary is quite high, it makes the profession extremely desirable. Whatever the motivation, learning to fly is an expensive pursuit. Many private pilots who ...
  5. 5 Ways Airlines Are Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Every industry has felt some impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, but one of the most affected industries was air travel. Much of consumer air traffic was halted for several months of the pandemic, and the amount of travelers is still low compared to prep-pandemic numbers. Here are five ways airlines are coping during the pandemic.

    1. Adapting To Social Distancing

    Airplanes and airports aren't places where social distancing is easy to implement, but airlines have been ...
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