• Safety Reminders to Keep in Mind When Hiring a Private Charter Company

    By Peachtree Aviation - Wednesday February 12, 2014
    Thinking of moving on up and ready to hire a private charter plane for the grand vacation of your life? That’s wonderful! Before you sign on the dotted line however, do keep these safety tips in mind as you decide which private jet charter to use...
  • That Rude TSO Took My Loaded Weapon

    By Art Kosatka - Wednesday February 12, 2014
    When one sees stories that talk about Congress and TSA in the same sentence, you can usually be pretty sure what’s coming next.  This time, you’d only be half right.  Yes, a U.S. Congressman is seeking more legislative controls on how screeners do...
  • The Elements of Collective Ambition

    - Wednesday February 12, 2014
    Some companies come through hard times stronger than ever. How do they do it? They do not focus only on one goal (for example: profits or engagement). Instead, they form a shared sense of purpose. As referenced in last week’s article, a recent three...
  • Deicing Planes With Delta

    By Steve Smith - Tuesday February 11, 2014
    As far as I see it we can squarely put the blame on Canada for three items that have lately been in  the news too much: Justin Bieber. Mayor Rob Ford. The Polar Vortex. Just two days ago, I woke up on Sunday to one of those picturesque...
  • Even As A Joke, Biden Comment On LGA Inappropriate

    By John Goglia - Tuesday February 11, 2014
    As many of you have probably read, Vice President Biden commented that if he blindfolded someone and took him to LaGuardia Airport, he would think he was “in some third world country.” Well, we all know that LaGuardia, like many of our nation’s...
  • 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition

    By Ronald Donner - Thursday February 6, 2014
    In 47 days the 2014 Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) will kick off at AviationPros LIVE in Las Vegas. This two-day friendly competition brings together teams of certificated Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and...
  • Do Airports Need FIDS Anymore?

    By Mike Benjamin - Wednesday February 5, 2014
    The technological evolution of the traveling public is in full swing. With millions of travelers now relying on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices for information, airports are moving quickly to build infrastructure that supports these...
  • Collective Ambition

    By ServiceElements, Christine Hill - Wednesday February 5, 2014
    A three year study of companies that have defied conventional logic was recently reported in Harvard Business Review. This study provided results on a model that was deemed Collective Ambition. The companies that were studied do not pursue a single...
  • Eastern Redux?

    By Ralph Hood - Wednesday February 5, 2014
    The two biggest surprises in the last week or so: The Super Bowl rout and Eastern Airlines may ride again. Eastern—it is reported—may fly again, run/operated by a group that has no connection to the previous Eastern, but does own certain rights...
  • Additive Manufacturing: A Giant Leap for the Aviation Industry?

    By Zilvinas Sadauskas - Wednesday January 29, 2014
    Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D-printing, has captured the aviation industry's imagination, but even as the first parts make their way to the actual aircraft, the technological possibilities are only just beginning to be realized. As...