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    Harsh Patil

    I'm extremely passionate about aviation, and as the founder of this blog, I'd like to use this platform to further my desire to work in the industry.

    What is the highest altitude a passenger aircraft can reach?

    Most commercial jets operate at similar maximum altitudes. Maximum levels are defined for each aircraft type based on performance and safety considerations. What are...

    Autopilot: What is it?

    Modern commercial aircraft almost always have some form of autopilot onboard. Up-to-date systems are usually computer-controlled and highly sophisticated. Still, the underlying processes involved...

    Why do aircraft need paint-jobs?

    Every aircraft needs several paint refreshes, or new liveries, during its active life. This is important for protection, performance, and airline branding. How does...

    Mumbai Airport closed down due to a cyclone

    Mumbai city's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), which had earlier decided to keep all operations shut till 4 pm on Monday, given the...

    May The Fourth Be With You

    Today is May the fourth, or for many fans, Star Wars day  (I am also one of them). For those who may be wondering why...

    India Will Fight Back : With You & Me

    In light of the current situation of COVID-19 in India and the scarcity of oxygen all over the country, India is going to need...

    How do Toilets work in Airplanes

    Aircraft toilets don’t work the same as those on the ground. Storing so much water would need extensive and heavy water tanks, and imagine...

    Why does Tokyo, Japan have 2 airports?

    Suppose you've ever searched for flights to Tokyo. In that case, you may have noticed an interesting fact: the city boasts two major airports....

    The final A380 ever produced has left the manufacturing factory

    The final Emirates A380 has left Airbus' Toulouse facility for Hamburg. It will receive a painting, its interiors and enter final testing. This will...

    How Food is made for in-flight caterings

    Like it or hate it, all of us had plenty of meals onboard an aircraft. While the quality varies massively between airlines and cabin...

    What are Connecting flights: everything to know about them

    Connecting flights need passengers to leave the plane and board a different aircraft to reach their final destination.  ...

    ANA is allowing its employees to take up to 2 years of unpaid leave

    As tourist traffic to Japan continues to sit at historical lows, All Nippon Airways struggles to cut costs and bunker down for an extended...

    What is KLM Asia?

    Founded in 1995 to allow KLM to fly to Taiwan, KLM Asia is an Amsterdam-based KLM Royal Dutch Airlines subsidiary. The removal of the...

    How did airports make money in 2020?

    The drop in global passenger demand and travel restrictions continued to rock the aviation industry. Like airlines, airports had been seeing revenue fall over...

    why are airport slots so expensive

    Airport slots are essential for operating an airline and can be highly valuable. For many airlines, slots are vital assets, both from an operational...

    A major snowstorm could wreak havoc on the east coast

    If you live on the East Coast of the United States or were planning to visit this week, you might want to change your...