Pilots

Top 10 most common mistakes made by Air Travellers

EDMONTON — Whether it’s booking a flight to the wrong airport or showing up to the airport on the wrong day, travel mistakes are more common than some might think. “One of the most budget-busting, stress-inducing experiences in travel is making a mistake with your booking and not realizing it until it’s too late,” said Neil Bhapkar, chief marketing officer at …


Flight Attendants, Pilots

Pilots and flight attendants confess dark secrets about flying (22 photos)

Even the headphones that come wrapped up aren’t new. I used to work for warehouse that supplied a certain airline with items. The headsets that are given to you are not new, despite being wrapped up. They are taken off the flight, “cleaned”, and then packaged again. 2 Pilots are sleeping most of the time. 1/2 of pilots sleep while …


Day In The Life: What It’s Like To Be A Female Pilot At 40,000 Feet

Michelle Knoll likes to think her “office” has the best view in the world. From her window, she sees the ruins of Rome, or some days, the Northern Lights. Knoll, 44, is a corporate pilot and her Fortune 500 company’s first female captain. For six years, she has privately flown the company’s executives domestically and internationally to hours- or days-long …

Pilot records amazing time lapse clip of a plane landing at Glasgow Airport

Have you ever wondered what it looks like to land a passenger jet through the eyes of a pilot? Pretty daunting stuff, right? Self-confessed ‘aviation geek’ and pilot Jens Wahlbäck has posted a breathtaking video on Instagram which may change your opinion of that. The Go Pro clip shows a time-lapse recording inside the cockpit of Jens landing a plane …

6 Universal Qualities Cabin Crew Recruiters Are Looking For

By iHCC for iheartcabincrew – Each airline is different. Every airline wants to be unique so they may be looking for something a little different in their cabin crew applicants; be it physical appearance or personality type. However, the universal role of cabin crew is the same no matter what airline. So, there are common basic qualities that all airlines look for in their candidates. 6 …