Why African Airlines Fail. Corruption Is NOT The Main Problem.

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Why African Airlines Fail. Corruption Is NOT The Main Problem. I also used to think that corruption was the main problem… They rise and they fall. Like a drunken mistress they rise again, dust off the dirt, re-brand and helplessly stagger, falling even harder than the first time. It is a common trend within our […]

4 Questions To Ask Yourself After An Unsuccessful Airline Job Interview

After the unsuccessful airline job interview

If you are like me and you have been rejected a million times by airlines, then you need to read the following. Have you been recently hit by that common sentence of doom “we regret to inform you that….”? First things first – you need to cheer up. What is currently looking like a failure can […]

Malaysia Flight 17 And The ‘Silence’ of God

Malaysian Flight 17

It can only be a serious level of insanity act when a grown man pulls the trigger and shoots down a commercial airliner. Boy, what happened to this world? What wrong had the passengers and crew on Flight 17 done to deserve such a cruel punishment? It’s a crazy world full of cruelty. Conflicts are […]

Fly Dubai Accident – Reflections About Death

Fly Dubai

I never thought about death until…. I never in my wildest dreams thought that one day I would find myself writing about death. Occasionally, of course, I do write about aviation accidents and the many lives that they claim, but I only do that from an academic perspective. I’m one of those people who does […]

Experience

“You will be wounded many times in your life. You’ll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God’s way of saying, ‘Excuse me, you’re moving in the wrong direction.’ It’s just an experience, just an experience.” – Oprah

Reconnecting With The Kid in Me

Part 1 of 3 It was about 23 years ago in the dusty streets of a ghetto suburb called Dombotombo when I fell in love with flying.As a very young child there was nothing visibly unique about me that set me apart from any of the other kids in the neighborhood, except this burning desire […]

Failure is not the problem

Picture this:A 25 year old guy is high above the English countryside,flying an ancient type of airplane that has an open cockpit. His goggles keep blurring as the freezing wind mixes with a mist from the exhaust smoke.His nostrils are filled with a terrible odour of engine fumes.He is shivering, possibly from the cold but […]