Types of Aircrafts you mostly see at Indian Airports: Part 1

Types of Aircrafts you mostly see at Indian Airports: Part 1

If you are an aviation enthusiast and you ever wondered “which aircraft is this or something like I have seen it at many airports but am a little confused as to which aircraft this is” then we have a solution for you. With this article we will try to know about the popular aircrafts spotted […]

What Are Airline Alliances ?

What Are Airline Alliances ?

If you are a moderately frequent flyer, then you must have heard the onboard announcement as: Thank you for flying Air X, a member of the Y Alliance.(Thank you for flying Air India, a member of the Star Alliance). If we try to describe airline alliances in just one line it will be “Airline alliances in […]

Turn Around Time (TAT)

Turn Around Time (TAT)

How airlines get their flight ready for the next sector so soon after each landing? The entire process being the turnaround process of an aircraft. Lets see what it means and how airlines manage everything in just 30-40 minutes and what are some tricks that help airlines cut minutes off the turnaround time. Click on […]

The Patna Aircraft Crash – Interview with Dr. Ganesh Krishna Chaukiyal

The Patna Aircraft Crash – Interview with Dr. Ganesh Krishna Chaukiyal

Alliance Air Flight 7412 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by Alliance Air, from Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport. On the day of 17 July 2000, while on approach to its first stopover in Patna, the Boeing 737 operating the route nose-dived and crashed into a residential […]

Travel with your Pets on Board !!

Travel with your Pets on Board !!

Even today thousands of people across the world, who own pets especially dogs and cats wonder if they can travel with their furry friends! Well, traveling with your pets is very much possible. Today more and more airlines are making arrangements for passengers to travel with their pets especially dogs and cats on board. But, […]

🚨Lights on an Aircraft💡

🚨Lights on an Aircraft💡

Every time you see an aircraft fly through the sky at night you observe lights of different colors flickering in the sky. It is obvious that those flickering lights are the lights fitted on the exterior of the aircraft that have a significance of its own. These lights are engineered with 3 basic purpose in […]

All kinds of “Weights” for an Aircraft: Basics of Load and Trim

All kinds of “Weights” for an Aircraft: Basics of Load and Trim

Learning Objective: To understand: Why every gram being loaded on the aircraft is weighed with scrutiny? Why do pilots sometimes dump fuel ? In an aircraft, the centre of gravity (CG) is the point about which the aircraft would balance when it is suspend by that point. As the location of the centre of gravity […]

Fuel Hedging – ‘boon’ or ‘bane’ !

Fuel Hedging – ‘boon’ or  ‘bane’ !

What is Fuel Hedging ? Fuel Hedging a Financial Risk Management Tool (contractual in nature between Airlines and Oil companies) for some giant fuel consuming industries, such as airlines industry, to save their business from or to take the advantage by striking the correct deal with the oil companies against the abrupt rise or fall […]

Blockchain in Aviation !

Blockchain in Aviation !

What does blockchain means ? It can be termed as a decentralized, distributed ledger which allows data/information to be shared and recorded by a committee/network. One major characteristic of blockchain is that members on the network have a fully transparent view of the information found therein. There should be a consensus reached among the members of […]