The World Meteorological Organization released its new digitized International Cloud Atlas, the global reference for observing and identifying clouds. It includes new classifications, including volutus, a roll cloud and asperitas, a dramatic undulated cloud.
We are separated by thousands of miles of ocean, several time zones and 25 years of the ATC journey. Chris is at the threshold of his ATC career, and he has agreed to share his story via an interview. Here are my questions and his responses.
All aviation professionals owe gratitude to entrepreneurs that dreamt. On the occasion of World Entrepreneurship Day, 16th April, I am sharing a few of my favourite quotes to inspire the next generation of aviation entrepreneurs.
The Dominican Republic’s aviation authority is locked in a dispute with their air traffic controllers. Letters were traded between IDAC and IFATCA. I blogged about the power of synergy from IFATCA’s involvement, now Eddian Mendez weighs in with a piece on “Just Culture”.
Together with IATA and the aviation community, I am inviting you to celebrate 100 years of commercial flight. Looking back, much has been achieved since the first passenger was carried commercially on an aircraft on January 1, 1914.
Shortly after World War II, a small airline from New Zealand known as Tasman Empire Airways Limited, which was abbreviated TEAL, began to fly tourists from the harbor in Auckland to the small outlying Pacific Islands. Gliding along on a number of luxury Solent flying boats, tourists were treated to an experience like no other at the time. The glamorous nature of these flights was not lost on the native people from the islands of the South Pacific.