Opinion: Qantas – Is It Really the Spirit of Australia?

Airlines have one thing in common: they are far from perfect. But when a flag carrier makes headlines for one fault after another, does it deserve that esteemed position? Over the past few weeks, Qantas has found itself in that very situation. From poor customer service, unfair treatment of flight…

Opinion: A Look into Qatar Airways’ Adoption of Avios

Last year,  I wrote about how Qatar Airways has a lot of potential with its loyalty program. The carrier had made a number of positive changes to its loyalty program during a time when a lot of airlines were cutting back on benefits and subsequently devaluing their programs. Earlier this…

Opinion: Automating Away Basic Airmanship

Throughout aviation history, the steady advance of technological progress in the cockpit has greatly simplified the job of piloting aircraft. While statistically there’s no disputing the parallel between innovation and improved safety, I fear that this generation of aviators may be among the last to grace the skies with stick-in-hand…

意见:美国应该重新考虑如何处理不守规矩的乘客…

作为一个国家,美国需要认真重新评估如何应对全国航班上不断上升的违规乘客案件。2021,美国联邦航空管理局(FAA)报告了5981起商用飞机上违规行为的惊人案例。尽管这一数字很高,但仍有350项执法行动…

意见:这是大型喷气式飞机的终结吗?

20世纪60年代,一直到21世纪初,航空公司都在沿着记忆之路飞往航空市场,出于各种原因,航空公司需要更大的飞机运力来运送尽可能多的乘客,这些原因今天仍然存在——从淘汰竞争到…

观点:航空货运正在蓬勃发展

就在一个多世纪前的1910年11月7日,首次货运航班在俄亥俄州代顿和俄亥俄州哥伦布之间进行,一架相对较小的飞机上包裹着200磅的丝绸。快进到现代,我们有更大的飞机用于货运业务,有许多…

观点:危机幽灵笼罩假日旅行

美国航空公司比往常更需要为今年即将到来的假期做好准备。在去年基本上是一个平静的假期之后,裂缝已经破裂,飞行员们正成群结队地飞回天空迎接假期。人们渴望看到…

观点:看阿联酋航空公司的Skywards忠诚度计划

之前我们讨论了卡塔尔航空公司的忠诚度计划及其在美国的计划。在继续评估中东航空公司忠诚度计划这一主题的过程中,航空业极客们最近有机会挑选阿联酋航空公司Skywards分部副总裁Nejib Ben Khedher博士的大脑,以真正了解…

Opinion: As Borders Open, the Travel Industry Must Create A…

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a deserved domestic focus on dealing with the immediate Covid-19 outbreaks within individual countries. This resulted in the implementation of travel restrictions and the closing of borders to non-essential international travel. Recently Reuters reported that the U.S. will reopen its borders…