Monthly Archives: April 2016

Demand for air travel is the highest in 5 years

Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of IATA said of the results, “Last year’s very strong performance, against a weaker economic backdrop, confirms the strong demand for aviation connectivity. But even as the appetite for air travel increased, consumers benefitted from lower fares compared to 2014.” Find out more.

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Demand for "aviation connectivity" at a five year high. Good news! Not suprisingly, the Asia-Pacific market is leading the surge.

By |April 21st, 2016||

All-Female Flight Crew Inspires New Generation of Women Pilots

United's all-female crew stands out amidst the low percentage of women who are certificated to fly airplanes in the US. With a monumental pilot shortage looming, there has never been a better time to look skyward.

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I finished USAF pilot training in 1990 as one of 25 female ROTC cadets accepted into the program that year. Now, in 2016, women

still make up only 4% of certificated pilots. Whether it's mindset, bias, training or social pressure, it's time to take to the skies, ladies!

By |April 13th, 2016||