Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines decided to halve the flying time needed by its prospective pilots. This decision, which allows applicants to have 500 hours of experience flying a jet or turboprop aircraft instead of the previous 1,000, came amid staff shortages in the aviation industry. But does this move make flying with Southwest […]
With Millions of Passengers to Protect Every Day, How Does the Federal Aviation Administration Get the Job Done?
For many of us, airline travel is almost as ordinary as driving a car. In fact, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) handles more than 45,000 flights a day and over 16 million flights per year in the United States. How, exactly, does the FAA regulate so many flights and help ensure safety for the more […]
At CES 2021, a conference showcasing the latest technological innovations, companies showcased the latest and greatest in drone technology. At the same time the event was taking place, another conversation was happening about what the future of the industry would look like in the next few years. Juniper Unmanned Director of Strategic Programs Jason San […]