- The Decline and Fall of Asia's Airline Empires[Jan. 20, 2017]
- Were Opportinities for Clues from MH370 Debris Missed?[Jan. 18, 2017]
Three nations shelled out around US$160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible - and arguably most important - clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the costs themselves.
- Private Jet Industry Expecting Strong Demand in Trump Era[Jan. 04, 2017]
Ever since the U.S. presidential election, Ed Dahlberg has pretty much had a smile on his face. He brokers the sale of private jets, and already he's seeing interest pick up and used-aircraft prices starting to firm up. The sale of a single-engine turboprop aircraft that he recently handled went for about 5 percent more than anticipated.
- 5 Things That Frequent Flyers Have to Look Forward to in 2017[Dec. 27, 2016]
- 2017 Predictions: Airline Technology's Transformational Year[Dec. 27, 2016]
What we have witnessed in 2016 was a clearing of some of the fog around the world of airlines and the technology that powers them. The airline industry has just come off of a four-year winning streak of profits powered by controlled expenses and lower fuel prices.
- Pilots Are Flying with Untreated Depression to Avoid Damaging Their Careers: Study[Dec. 22, 2016]
- Feel Squished? Airlines Are Shrinking Headroom, Too[Dec. 07, 2016]
- Colombia Plane Crash: Despite Tragedy, 2016 Has Been One of the Safest on Record for Air Travel[Nov. 29, 2016]
Seventy-one people have died after a chartered plane, carrying the squad of a top Brazilian football team, crashed outside the Colombian city of Medellin. Yet, despite this latest tragedy, flying is remarkably safe - and is getting safer.
- Google Trips: The Travel Guide That (Sort of) Reads Your Mind[Nov. 17, 2016]
I gave up on printed guidebooks a few years ago. Those dog-eared books I once lugged around Prague's pubs and the steamy sidewalks of Bangkok now seem like dead weight. I can't help worry that the new ones are out-of-date as soon as they hit the Amazon warehouse. The same goes for the digital counterparts from the stalwart guidebook companies - how can I trust that they'll have info as current as what I can find with a little web searching?
- Stop Declining These Travellers' Orders![Nov. 17, 2016]