Boeing 737 Image supplied by SAS SAS announced today that it has established a wet-leasing agreement for an all-business class version of the Boeing 737-700… Read More »SAS launches new all-business service between Stavanger and Houston for Oil Industry Clients
One of the prevailing themes at this year’s Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona was the future of automated terminal processes through high-grade hardware and advanced software… Read More »Big Brother will travel with you and you will pay his ticket
What a Tuit: False Assumptions Cause Deployment of Emergency Services to Rescue “Fallen Plane” in Spain
The big news today in Spain (where I have enjoyed all the events at the Passenger Terminal Expo on which I will report shortly) focused around the false… Read More »What a Tuit: False Assumptions Cause Deployment of Emergency Services to Rescue “Fallen Plane” in Spain
Finnair Cabin Attendant. Image Finnair. While all the attention today in european aviation was drawn to the carefully choreographed strike by German airport employees (which… Read More »Finnair Blows a Cold Wind on Investors and Employees
Social Media strikes again for aviation, this time with passengers filming a Mid-Air party on SpiceJet Airlines celebrating the Indian spring festival of Holi. Those videos went viral on social media and came to the attention of the Indian Directorate of Civil Aviation.
Lithium-Ion Battery incidents have plagued Boeing’s visionary 787 Dreamliner, much to the dismay of both the aircraft manufacturer and the airlines who fly this plane.… Read More »Securing the Dream: FAA Team Finds Boeing 787 Design Safe to Continue Flying into the Future
I hope you’re ready for something completely different. The quandaries I wrote about last week for Virgin America in Love Field continue to get interesting,… Read More »Red, Why Not Blue? You could find yourselves in Love.
From April 1, passengers travelling on Finnair from to Tokyo and New York are in for a treat. While passengers will be sleeping comfortably, Finnair… Read More »Sit Back and Enjoy Finnair’s Cool New Blue
As the tragic disappearance of Malaysia flight MH370 continues to haunt and perplex us, the world reaches for answers in an information vacuum. There’s been a… Read More »Malaysia MH370: What Questions Should We Ask Ourselves?
A disruptive passenger is defined as “a passenger who fails to respect the rules of conduct at an airport or on board an aircraft or… Read More »The Unruly Passenger Crisis: In the Cabin, Cool Heads Must Prevail
In their Guidance for Turbulence Management report IATA emphasise the importance of seat-belt use by passengers, as well as an effective seat-belt protocol for airlines.… Read More »IATA Emphasises Seat Belts and Self-Preservation for Crew During Turbulence
Ken McEldowney, Director of Consumer Action, today wrote an article for The Hill stating that “Airline regulations should work for, not against, consumers.” No one… Read More »Indications of a Softening Attitude Towards Norwegian’s Bid for US Routes on the Hill
Virgin Atlantic were the first to think that Cabin Safety Videos should be both informative and fun. They set this trend in motion with memorable… Read More »Finally… A New (And Awesome) Safety Video For Pioneers Virgin Atlantic
UPDATED: More Turbulence–Nine Passengers Injured on Cathay Pacific Flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong on 19 Feb. This topic is among several key Cabin… Read More »UPDATE: FAA Respond to Turbulence Injuries
Airbus recently informed the industry that Asian passengers value comfort. While that might be true, it did raise the question: Doesn’t everybody? Yes. And, clearly… Read More »Will PAX Pay for Comfort or Should Comfort be Free?
The Air New Zealand Cabin Safety Video featuring hot Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models fastening their safety belts while supine on beach chairs is finally out.… Read More »Hot Zealand Safety Video Released: The Beauty of Safety. Watch and Win!
Count on David Flynn from Australian Business Traveller Magazine to bring us the hottest stories this winter (or more accurately summer); featuring an “inside look”… Read More »More than a Hobbit for Safety: Air New Zealand Reminds us how to don our Mae West
Today the FAA Announced in its updated notice of Rulemaking Documents that it has updated 14 CFR Part 21 to permit the use of select… Read More »A Much Needed Breath of Fresh Air from the FAA
Great Fun Discussing #PaxEx with @RunwayGirl and @MaxFlight on Episode 007: Seat Safety and Cyber Security | Runway Girl Network
I want to thank the ever graceful and impressively insightful Mary Kirby, Founder and Editor of the Runway Girl Network for inviting me to join her… Read More »Great Fun Discussing #PaxEx with @RunwayGirl and @MaxFlight on Episode 007: Seat Safety and Cyber Security | Runway Girl Network
The Barcelona-based travel service eDreams has just tickled all my look-at-who’s-getting-clever-with-data receptors. With Infographics all the rage, this service goes “old-school” and presents us with… Read More »Super-Chic #AvGeeks eDreams Get All Sciencey with #PaxEx
We all know I intended to write about the American and USAirways airline merger and what it means to our industry, but I can’t. The… Read More »We Interrupt our Regularly Scheduled Post for this Special Safety Announcement