Clipping from Woman’s World, January, 1927. Bryant Scrapbook. Courtesy of John R. H. Bryant.
Millicent Bryant made her first solo flight at the age of 49 in 1927. The life of this bold, unconventional woman was tragically cut short in a ferry disaster that same year.
Airline health advice has so far mostly focused on staying hydrated and avoiding deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is free hand masks, hand sanitiser and more space between passengers.
Hydrogen is feted as the key to a dynamic green economy. But is it the best choice for decarbonisation in all cases?
A precedent set at the industry's outset has dominated efforts to reform aviation.
In pushing out Virgin Australia's chief executive Paul Scurrah, new owner Bain Capital has signalled more cost-cutting is on the cards.
The Boeing 737 MAX is expected to take to the skies again following a review of the MCAS system which was responsible for two crashes in 2019.
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The Boeing 737 MAX, which has been grounded since 2019 following two fatal crashes, is expected to be cleared to fly again. An aviation law expert proposes a way to improve the certification process.
Qantas leads the way with ultra-long-haul.
The airlines that survive this crisis will have to be strategically creative.
The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.
Reverse-engineering birdflight helped researchers create a powerful new kind of drone.
Inspired by the aerobatic manoeuvres of the swift, a new "flapping wing" aircraft can hover, glide and dive much better than quadcopter-style drones.
In the firing line.
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Past crises show airlines are well placed to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic.
It would be the first concrete runway in Antarctica and have the biggest footprint of any project in the continent's history.
Chicago’s O'Hare and other U.S. airports remain largely empty despite increased mask wearing and other measures to prevent COVID-19 spread.
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Airlines and airports reacted quickly after 9/11 to put new procedures in place that overcame passengers' newfound fears of flying. An aviation historian explains why it may be harder to so today.
Carbon offsetting is better regulated than it once was, but it's no solution to the climate crisis.
The cockpit has long been the dominion of white men.
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The aviation industry was already expecting a severe pilot shortage over the coming years. The pandemic could make it even worse.
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Interviews with Ansett Airlines employees ten years after the airline’s collapse reveals a workforce much more resilient than expected - thanks mostly to how much staff helped each other.
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More than one million weather observations were made by aircraft each day in 2019. Since the pandemic started, these have dropped by 90%.
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Virgin Australia has gone into administration. From the collapse of former airlines we know staff might not only lose a job, but a family.
The aviation industry is a key part of Ghana’s economic agenda.
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The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector.
Chief executive Alan Joyce and crew members at the Qantas centenary in 2019.
We're likely to see fewer airlines, and a greater proportion of them big, if not strong.
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The airline operates almost two in five of the UK's domestic routes.