Author Archives: Eric Morris

How to Beat Jet Lag

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Are you packed and ready for your upcoming flight? Whether it’s for business or pleasure, your top priorities are making sure you’ve checked in within 24 hours of departure, all travel essentials have been packed, and double-checking you have your passport handy. However, with the excitement for your trip and checking off your to-do list, […]

United Airlines Is Planning to Fly Larger Jets to Lower Costs

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Investment analysts at United Airlines are paid to worry about the company’s budget, especially if the current rumor of an economic downturn happens sooner than expected. However, after the company’s quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, the higher-ups have come up with a simple strategy to cut down on costs. Executives have confirmed that United Airlines […]

Statue Erected of First Black Fighter Pilot at the Museum of Aviation

Eugene Bullard

On October 9th, the Museum of Aviation unveiled a bronze statue commemorating the first black fighter pilot in history. The statue of Eugene J. Bullard was unveiled at the base near Warner Robins, Georgia before a crowd which included his descendants, French officials, Air Force officers, and some of the surviving members of the Tuskegee […]

What to Do If Your Flight is Cancelled

You’ve planned to take a vacation months in advance and you book tickets for a great price. In the months leading up to your vacation, you eagerly and carefully put together your itinerary. However, when the big day finally arrives, you experience a sinking feeling in your stomach as you learn your flight has been […]

Flying Solo: Airlines Eliminating Co-Pilots

Back in the day, a flight engineer would accompany both pilots in the cockpit to ensure the function of aircraft systems and diagnose issues. Eventually, in the early 1980s, the flight engineer position was eliminated due to advancements in integrated circuits and computing power. Nowadays, we only see two pilots in the cockpit, however, there […]

Europe to Regulate Boeing 737 Max Safety Tests

There have been plans put in place for Europe to regulate Boeing 737 Max safety tests on its own. Having been on the ground for almost six months since the second tragic crash due to a malfunctioning flight-control system, there’s no exact date set to get the Boeing 737 Max airborne again. The European Aviation […]

The History of the Airplane

In 2019, it would be hard to think of a world without aircraft. We, as a people across the globe, rely on this method of transportation for a lot: shipping, travel, and the military. However, there was a time when airplanes didn’t exist, and people depended on boats and horses to get them from Point […]

Why It’s Not Ideal to Sleep on Airplane Floor

No matter how much you see friends and family traveling on social media, they most likely get tuckered out during the journey. It’s a no-brainer that traveling requires a lot of energy, especially if you’re going on a long-haul flight. A lot goes into traveling like making sure you arrive at the gate on time, […]

American and Southwest Airlines Plan to Upgrade Corporate Travel

Recently, American and Southwest Airlines unveiled plans to upgrade corporate travel to lock in profitable business travelers, which was announced on Monday at the Global Business Travel Association 2019 Convention in Chicago. The announcement comes just two years after Southwest laid down the foundation to accommodate the increase in the number of corporate travelers.

Singapore Air’s Critical Fight Against Emirates in India

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Uh-oh! It seems there’s a rift in the airline industry recently as Singapore Air’s critical fight against Emirates in India centers around a squabble over Indian international travelers – one of the world’s fastest-growing aviation markets. [1] On Wednesday, Vistara – Singapore Airline’s Indian conglomerate – made its first international flight from New Delhi to […]

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