Airports

Airports

Airport BINGO

Airport BINGO! (Or, How to Entertain Kids at the Airport) The holiday travel season is upon us. Flying across the country to visit loved ones is a wonderful experience. A long layover in an airport, however, can […]

Odds & Ends

UPS Passenger Flights - AeroSavvy
Odds & Ends

UPS 727 Passenger Flights

Readers often ask if it’s possible to fly on a UPS aircraft as a passenger. Ocean freighters sell cabins to adventurous travelers, so it’s a reasonable question. Due to limited space and FAA regulations, the […]

Communication

Communication

Top 10 Coolest Airline Call Signs!

  When pilots and air traffic controllers communicate on the radio, the airline’s call sign is always used along with the flight number; ex: “Delta 135.”  This helps assure our communications are clear. Airlines began using […]

Communication

How Pilots Communicate In Other Countries

Clear communication between pilots and air traffic controllers is absolutely necessary for safety. What happens when a flight crew flies to a country that speaks a different language? Just imagine: an Air China flight crew that speaks […]