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Breathing Easier

December 19, 2011 – 11:56 am Comments Off
Breathing Easier

Airline travel truly is one of the safest, most efficient and fun forms of transportation. Even with today’s airport security screenings, no other form of public transportation can get us to our destination faster. 

Holiday Travel Tips the Airlines Won’t Give You

December 9, 2011 – 10:16 am Comments Off
Holiday Travel Tips the Airlines Won’t Give You

This is the time of year when you’ll hear tons of stories about getting the best airfare or traveling with gifts. What you really need to know, however, is how to prepare for travel dur­ing …

An Improved Flying Experience?

September 6, 2011 – 11:23 am Comments Off
An Improved Flying Experience?

If you’ve ever flown, you know the drill: take your shoes off; put your laptop in the bin. And while passen gers understand this is ultimately for everyone’s protection, what they don’t agree with are some of the other, more deceiving …

Aging Airliner Safety: Much Ado About Nothing?

June 5, 2011 – 12:15 pm Comments Off
Aging Airliner Safety: Much Ado About Nothing?

Shortly after taking off on April 1, 2011, after leveling at its cruise altitude of 34,000 feet, Southwest Airlines Flight 812 experienced the failure of an aluminum joint in the top of the aircraft. The …

How Safe Is Airline Travel?

June 12, 2010 – 4:13 pm Comments Off

Summer vacation is something most people look forward to every year. The kids are out of school, the weather is great, and we want to get to our vacation destinations as quickly as possible so the fun and relaxation can begin. Unless the destination is within easy driving distance, we will fly there.

The Little Things We Don’t Know: A quick look at the transportation industry from an accident investigator

May 25, 2010 – 11:20 am Comments Off

Aircraft operators, passengers and users of our transportation system are a very trusting group of folks. They take to the skies, roadways, railways and sea in machines that have been meticulously maintained and tested by people that have gained their confidence through displays of dedication, skill and integrity. All of these so called “people movers” have been designed, manufactured and tested to conform to some type of standards established by specialists. These are unique people who take their given profession and responsibilities so seriously that sometimes it controls their lives.