A recent report on the number of new certified aircraft mechanics in the United States has reignited concerns of a looming labour shortage. Industry leaders say a more proactive approach to recruitment is needed.
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, the aviation industry was facing a looming labour shortage, particularly among mechanics and technicians. Following the industry’s worst year ever, where does the situation stand now?
The aviation industry’s climate commitments received symbolic backing at the COP26 conference but to achieve net-zero aviation, industry experts warn against betting too big on sustainable aviation fuels.
If there was one piece of conventional wisdom during the early chaotic months of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was that the grounding of air traffic would spur a massive uptick in aircraft retirements and force airlines to permanently park some models much sooner than originally planned.
Every pilot needs a good headset that can help them concentrate on flying while keeping them comfortable. But with so many options out there, how do you choose? In this short guide, we walk you through the most important factors to consider.