Electrifying Flight: Ampaire – Pioneering Electric Aviation

From canvas to composites, the airplane as we know it has been redefined throughout the history of flight. Yet, despite the Wright Flyer having long faded into obsolescence, the principles of flight remain. Those principles - control, lift and propulsion - comprise a three-legged stool on which all aircraft must…

Interview: Marianas Southern Airways, America’s Newest Airline

Those that have read my stories and interviews know that I love out-of-the-way or unique airlines, especially the smaller ones that still fly propeller-driven aircraft. So, I was very excited to hear that there would be another airline and brand that I could fly and use a relatively new aircraft…

Interview: Airservices Australia on Training and Maintaining Its Air Traffic…

There's a saying that air traffic controllers exist for one very important reason: pilots also need heroes. True or not (the reader shall decide), ATC is undeniably a necessity. The very purpose of air traffic control - ATC - is to organize the traffic of the skies in a safe,…

Flying South: Australian Flights to Antarctica

For a land literally meaning 'southern', Australia isn't all that far south. Gaining its name from the mythical Terra Australis, it was the last southern frontier in a world nearly complete in its exploration, or so it seemed. Officially, it was in 1820 when another land beyond was discovered -…

Interview: United Aviate Academy CEO On Solving Challenges Facing Airlines…

The aviation industry has been plagued by several massive schedule disruptions in the past year, as airlines have been caught unprepared for a resurgence in travel demand across the world. After scaling back following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, airlines have said staffing shortages — not having enough pilots…

Interview: Oneworld CEO on Pandemic Response and Environmental Sustainability

The Oneworld alliance currently has fourteen member airlines serving a network of over 1000 destinations in more than 170 territories. Following an event in Nigeria to celebrate Royal Air Maroc’s second anniversary of membership in the alliance, Airline Geeks asked Oneworld chief executive officer Rob Gurney for comments on the response…

Interview: Mokulele Airlines, The Local’s Airline

Those that have read my stories and interviews know that I love out of the way or unique airlines, especially the smaller ones that still fly the propeller-driven aircraft. So, I was overjoyed to hear that I would be heading out to the Hawaiian Islands to do something that has…

Part 2: DFW’s EVP of Global Strategy and Development Discusses…

The role of airports is greatly underestimated, as the airline industry goes forward after a pandemic that caused devasting effects. During the World Routes 2021 event in Milan, however, airports made clear that they want to be an active player in the recovery, and Dallas-Fort Worth was not an exception.…

Part 1: DFW’s EVP of Global Strategy and Development Discusses…

Going forward after a pandemic that devastated the airline industry, the role of airports are greatly underestimated. During the World Routes 2021 event in Milan, however, airports made clear that they want to be an active player in the recovery, and Dallas-Fort Worth was not an exception. AirlineGeeks had the…