Tag Archives: Maldives

What’s the Difference Between a Floatplane and a Seaplane?

A well-known TV business commentator and Aviation Analyst recently asked me “What is the difference between a floatplane and a seaplane.” On a newscast he called a floatplane a seaplane and the know-it-all’s bombarded him with comments telling him he … Continue reading

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A New Seaplane Company is Born

Don’t ask me what inspires someone to start a new airline. The prospects of money, power, fame, glory or financial stability are all legitimate reasons. Men are complex and simple at the same time. In my forty years in the business I have … Continue reading

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A Working Man’s Holiday in the Maldives

Holiday Island South Ari Atoll Maldives As most tourists are when they get to the Maldives, I was swept away to an atoll island shortly after landing at the international airport. And so in lies the business model. The airlines … Continue reading

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A380-800 Airbus Flight from Toronto to Dubai

Finally after seeing the A380-800 in so many airports around the world I got my chance to fly in one. And what an introduction. We left Toronto late in the evening and 13:33 hours, 11,093 kilometers, 3 meals and 4 … Continue reading

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