Category Archives: Industry News

What Can We Expect From the Aviation Industry This 2021?

2020 has been undeniably hard for the whole aviation industry; airlines took a big hit they weren't prepared for. But now, as we step into the new year, we're bringing all the lessons and experiences we've had. Here are the things we can expect in 2021.

Sustainability Initiatives

The pandemic crisis grounded thousands of planes, particularly the older, less efficient aircraft. In a way, it has been good for the environment. It resulted in the removal of tons of carbon emissions in the skies. Covid may have accelerated the progress of sustainable aviation. Companies are now investing billions of dollars into more sustainable...

How Will COVID Make Aviation a Better Industry?

The effects of Covid-19 on commercial and general aviation, and the efforts made by the AOPA. As Covid-19 continues to ravage many different industries around the world, aviators and aircraft enthusiasts are left with the question: How is the aviation industry holding up? What are the effects of Covid-19 in general aviation? With the pandemic still far from its end, tourism has yet to recover. This situation greatly impacted the amount of all kinds of travel negatively, especially commercial flights. According to the data provided by the International Civil Aviation Organization, it is estimated that there was about a 51%...

New Aviation Initiative Encourages Young Women to Fly

Women play a fundamental pillar in the growth and development of the aviation industry, which has grown significantly in recent decades. And that is why a team of women passionate about aviation founded The Women in Aviation Asia Project (WiAA). This is a platform devised with the aim of inviting, inspiring, and encouraging young women to be part of the industry, which offers a channel for women who have made a mark in aviation to share their experience and knowledge, and also provides resources and tools for young women interested in pursuing educational opportunities and careers in aviation and space.

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Why Did Small Plane Aviation Thrive in the COVID Economy?

COVID-19 disrupted life as we've known it. In a snap, everything had changed. People are staying in; travels are canceled; schools are closed. It sent the world and the economy to a big giant pause. But there is one particular industry that beat the worst of it – the small plane aviation industry. When lockdowns were imposed, non-essential travels were banned. Many airlines decommissioned their planes because maintaining the fleet became too expensive without commercial flights to fund it. Even household name airlines were affected by this pandemic. But the same is not true for the small plane industry. In fact,...

Helio Aircraft are About to Make a Comeback

Helio airplanes have an excellent track record of reliability and performance, having seen action in some of the harshest environments all around the world. Helios are widely known for their short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities, which means they don't need much in the way of runway for taking off and landing. The Helio brand has been around for years. The company started as The Koppen-Bollinger Aircraft Corporation in 1948, before being renamed as the Helio Aircraft Corporation in the 1950s. Despite its popularity as a steady workhorse, Helio ceased production of the Courier and Stallion aircraft in 1974. Although a few Couriers...

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