Air Travel Returning To Pre-Pandemic Levels
The TSA just reported the third busiest day for air travel in 2 years with TSA checkpoint volume from March 15, 2022, up nearly 100% from 2020 – huge numbers for an industry that struggled to stay afloat during the pandemic. For airlines, the uptrend is providing a much needed boost to revenue and generating a stronger demand for flight
Frontier Airlines Set to Merge with Spirit : What This Means for Pilots
Frontier Airlines is set to merge with Spirit, creating the largest ultra-low-cost carrier in the US. Details are still coming in about the proposed deal, but what does it mean for pilots? With both carriers already offering discounted fares, the deal will allow them to provide travelers with better ticket prices, more flight options, and a higher quality of service.
Buying Guide 2022: Student Pilot Aviation Headsets
One of the most important pieces of equipment a student pilot needs is an aviation headset. You can’t fly without one. Not only is the cockpit extremely noisy, but students need to hear their instructor, and also communicate with Air Traffic Control themselves as they progress through training. Therefore, a suitable aviation headset is critical, with at a minimum headphones,
Dubai Airshow Closes with over 500 new Aircraft Orders
The Dubai Airshow took place this week, as the first major international airshow after the past 20 months were impacted by COVID-19, and saw over 500 new aircraft orders for airlines from Airbus and Boeing, showing an optimistic outlook for the entire industry. AeroGuard was in attendance and exhibiting at the event, as we have at other events in the
A Look at Sustainable Aviation; Fuel Alternatives For Greener Aviation.
What is Sustainable Aviation? Flight training, and flying as a whole, uses a large amount of fuel to keep planes safely in the air, however at AeroGuard, we understand the importance of being good corporate citizens, as well as keeping training practices on the forefront of technological advances. In this post, we take a look at the possible advances and
Regional Airlines call for change regarding 1,500-hour rule.
With the travel industry in a post-pandemic boom, many airlines are facing the immediate pressure of a pilot shortage and are pressuring the FAA to change their 1,500-hour rule as a result. During a Regional Airlines Association Leadership Conference on Tuesday September 28th, regional airline officials criticized the 1,500-rule, and argued that pilots can be trained faster with more comprehensive
Hundreds of American Airlines Flights Cancelled Due to Pilot Shortage
This past weekend, American Airlines were forced to cancel several hundred flights, primarily due to a shortage of pilots. Approximately 100 flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday were all cancelled, along with hundreds of additional delayed flights – all due to the same cause. In a statement made to AirlineGeeks, an ‘incredibly quick ramp up of customer demand’ was blamed
News Reports of ‘Airline Hiring Binge’ as Post-Pandemic Travel Recovers
As the domestic U.S. travel industry continues to recover quickly following the COVID-19 pandemic, many news outlets are reporting a large hiring spree by the airlines, including CNN and Business Insider. All three of the largest U.S. carriers – American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Airlines – have all announced that they are currently hiring, or plan to be by
Mother’s Day Sets Post-Pandemic TSA Passenger Records
This past weekend, which included Mother’s Day in the U.S., saw TSA passenger numbers the likes of which haven’t been seen since early 2019 – prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. With over 1.7 million passengers, this represented over 70% of normal seasonal passenger volume. This continues, and even surpasses, the steady return of passenger volume and further suggests a large
Fully Vaccinated People May Travel says CDC
CDC officials have stated that fully vaccinated people can once again travel safely as new evidence continues to grow showing the effectiveness of the vaccines in real world application to protect against COVID infections and the spread of the virus. This news comes as vaccinations in the U.S. have rapidly increased to close to 3 million people a day and