Tag: Coronavirus

Boom or Bust – ‘The Pilot Shortage’ and Cycles in the Fortunes of the Aviation Industry

“Airline Industry to need 200 Thousand Pilots by (insert year approximately 10-15 years ahead of date of the article.)” Those of us in, or interested in, the aviation industry, will have seen such headlines multiple times. Generally in the aviation press, such as Flight International,  or even more so in the glossy Flight Training magazines […]

The Volatility of Commercial Aviation and its Effect on Flight Crew

I was really enjoying writing about my experiences in dealing with a fear of flying, and then subsequently learning to fly etc. (I have another blog post nearly finished), but I have had many conversations recently with fellow pilots who are dealing with life in lock-down as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Aviation is […]