A Delta 757-200 over the runway at LAX (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Opinion: The Problem of Aviation in Media

Often times the mainstream media is criticized when it comes to coverage of the aviation industry. More often than not, coverage is incomplete, inaccurate, or sensationalized. The aviation industry is often too complex and time consuming for mainstream media to properly report in their news cycle. However, what can be worse than inaccurate or incomplete media coverage is the lack of coverage. Two weeks ago Atlas Air flight 3591 crashed while on descent for landing at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental…