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Airline Tickets and Tax Deductibles

Are Airline Tickets Tax Deductible? As a flight dispatch training center, we know the ins and outs of the aviation industry. As a result, we pick up on a few tips and tricks to save money and make life a little easier. Being an airline dispatcher school, we love sharing knowledge! Learn if airline tickets […]

Flying During the Holidays

How to Fly Cheap During the Holidays  Holidays are synonymous with family and food. An issue many families encounter is attempting to combine the two as many families are spread out across counties, states, or even countries at times. As a result, flying during the holidays sometimes becomes a necessity. While some may welcome a […]

How Many Planes Are in the Air At Any One Time?

Air Travel by the Numbers Air travel is becoming increasingly important as our world becomes more and more connected. A look at air travel over time shows a steady increase in air travel, omitting of course effects from COVID. It is estimated that around 800 flights depart in one day from New York City’s JFK […]

Jobs With the Highest Aviation Salary

Top 5 Salaries in the Field of Aviation The field of aviation is a growing industry with an exciting future. When people think of professions in the aviation industry, most will probably think of pilots, baggage handlers, and flight attendants. However, most of the employees in the aviation industry are not seen when you travel. […]

How Do Airplanes Fly?

What is that impossible noise overhead? You recognize it instantly as a jet plane, speeding off to a destination unknown, and think nothing more about it as you go on about your day. The miracle of flight is often taken for granted. How do they get those big, metal, cylinder birds off the ground, anyway? […]

Are Airplane Pilots Going on Strike?

It has been a turbulent year and a half for the airline industry. First, there were implementations of travel restrictions in mid-2020 that led to low domestic and international travel. More recently, there is news of pilot shortages as flight demand begins to ramp up. In recent weeks, we have begun to see rumors emerging […]

Should You Fly Right Now? A Look at Air Travel During the Delta Variant

It has been an interesting year and a half for air travel, to say the least. As the oldest airline dispatcher school in the country, we are constantly monitoring changes in the airline industry. Just as COVID restrictions had begun to lift and air travel began to once again increase, the Delta variant has begun […]

Potential Changes to the Airline Industry in the Post-COVID World

The COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to shape most industries. The airline industry has, of course, not escaped unscathed. The airline industry has had to adapt and change several components of their business that could remain with us even after the pandemic has passed. As an industry-leading airline dispatcher school, we wanted to take […]

Where and How Do Airplanes Store Their Fuel?

Airplanes are complex machinery that few fully understand. Airplanes require extremely powerful engines fueled with large quantities of gasoline to power such large, heavy objects. But where and how is fuel stored in airplanes? 

Is There an Airline Pilot Shortage?

The coronavirus pandemic has had a drastic effect on nearly every industry, and the airline industry is no different. As travel bans were enacted and airlines lost the ability to serve certain routes, many felt unsafe traveling for months. As restrictions are lifted, and travel demand increases for flights, is it true that there is […]

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