What’s life as a pilot really like? The things you always wanted to ask a pilot May 11, 2018 - What’s life as a pilot really like? The things you always wanted to ask a pilot | Oaklands Global It’s easy to mythologise pilots; the job seems so glamorous. So unlike anything else. The uniform, the travel, the (dare I say it) power, the years of training, the feeling of having hundreds of lives depending... Read more »
Flight Myths – Busted! March 21, 2018 - Flight myths – busted! From the ‘safest’ places to sit to seatbelt signs being used to control passengers, here’s the lowdown on the most popular flying myths. Flying has always attracted conspiracy theories – probably because there’s always been an element of mystery which surrounds it. After all, rocketing through the air in a metal... Read more »
Love is in the air: How to woo the crew this Valentine’s Day February 8, 2018 - Image credit: Pixabay Love is in the air: How to woo the crew this Valentine’s Day Everyone seems to go a bit loopy around February 14. As our most pointless commercial holiday looms upon us, it might be time to reassess the meaning of romance. The world would be a much nicer place if we... Read more »
Time off from takeoffs: How do pilots book their annual leave? January 29, 2018 - How do airline staff book their holidays? After the recent issues Ryanair has faced over pilot shortages due to holiday allocation, it’s unsurprising that people are curious about how airline staff book their holidays. For most people who work in an office and who can book time off with very little notice, it’s a fascinating... Read more »
What can I fly with this Christmas? December 21, 2017 - What can I fly with this Christmas?   Flying home this Christmas? Wondering what you can and can’t take with you on the plane? Fear not – we’ve got all the answers here. From crackers to cheeses, tinsel to turkey, here’s what you need to know before you leave to catch your festive flight.  ... Read more »
Gearing up in the cockpit Spooks on a plane: The scariest ever aviation stories October 27, 2017 - Spooks on a plane: The scariest ever aviation stories   Despite the fact that flying is still the safest way to travel, there are plenty of nervous fliers out there. That’s fair enough; rough turbulence, go-arounds and steep turns can make even the most laid-back travellers grab at their armrests. It’s not just flying that... Read more »
China and Russia to strengthen aviation cooperation July 26, 2017 - China and Russia have signed documents following a meeting on 21 July, comments the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Developments include increasing the number of routes and frequency of flights between the two countries. The CAAC commented that passenger traffic between the two countries climbed 15% in 2016 to 1.9 million and that China... Read more »
Oaklands Global Welcomes New Chairman February 7, 2017 -   Oaklands Global is delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Edwards as the new Chairman of its board. Former Executive VP of Qatar Airways, Dave brings extensive experience across Commercial & Business Aviation and will be invaluable in helping with our continued development.   PRESS RELEASE:   Dave Edwards’ appointment heralds specialist aviation recruitment... Read more »
Helitech 2016 – Great Success! October 17, 2016 -   The final day of Helitech 2016 was a great success. We had a superb show, meeting lots of new Companies and Industry Professionals. It was particularly great to spend some time with Dart Aerospace, an established Client of Oaklands Global. Steve Ghaleb and the team are doing a great job and the Business is... Read more »
We are exhibiting at MRO Europe 2016 – 19-20 October at Amsterdam RAI October 14, 2016 - Find us at booth 12-927 To arrange a meeting please email info@oaklandsglobal.co.uk. We look forward to seeing you there!