In this article, I will explore some of the reasons why leaders fail to lead properly and the impact of their failure on their teams and organizations. Other than giving my own viewpoint and addressing leadership in a wider context, I will share some of my own experiences in support of my sentiments on the… Continue reading WHY LEADERS FAIL?
For a big part of my aviation career – around 22 years – I was based in Scotland. In this period, I witnessed the industry going through major changes and noteworthy conversions. And despite its [relatively] small proportion in the realm of air-transport, the Scottish division’s role was extensive. In fact, I believe firmly that… Continue reading SCOTTISH AVIATION IN THE 1990S
In terms of occupation, the aviation industry is a perfect ‘pool’ full of options for most people. The sector offers an abundance of employment opportunities, careers and work openings for young, mature and established professionals alike. As keen enthusiast of aviation, I want to offer readers a degree of optimism and hopefulness through this article.… Continue reading METAMORPHOSIS OF EMPLOYMENT IN AVIATION
DEMOCRACY: ‘An organization or situation in which everyone is treated equally and has equal rights.’ It is extremely sad to witness our world steadily moving away and getting more detached from this conviction nowadays. In its history, humanity has fought against tyrants, overthrown dictators and defeated cruel despots. Only to reach a situation where human… Continue reading THE TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY
Climate-friendly approach by Munich Airport I read with great interest the airport’s press release on “green kerosene”. From next month, aircraft operating from Munich airport will be able to use this climate-friendly fuel. The company announced that Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) will be stored at the airport’s fuel farm. They also believe that the SAF… Continue reading Industry News Stories
In light of all the striking announcements and proposed developments by London’s major airports, now I am even more intrigued regarding the future of aviation in the south of England. For me, the contest between the major players – Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Stanstead and Luton Airports – to attract business and customers is getting… Continue reading Anything you can do, I can do better
Substantial aerodrome development projects and airside infrastructure works have always captivated my attention. I find the complexity, challenge and scale of such ventures to be very intriguing. Unlike other engineering arrangements of a similar proportion – for instance constructing a multi-storey car park or building a road bridge – to transform airfield characteristics or to… Continue reading A Fascination with Aerodrome Projects