Recent Articles

Below is a comprehensive list of articles on various topics including transportation safety, regulatory policy and workforce productivity.


Trump, Trade, and the Open Skies (Sep 2017 – Foreign Affairs)

The Crumbling Case Against Gulf Subsidies (Aug 2017 – Forbes)

Canada’s new air safety changes great for pilots: But what about passengers? (Jul 2017 – Globe and Mail)

Whatever Happened To Evidence-Based Policy Making? (Jul 2017 – Forbes)

Trump's Air Traffic Privatization Scheme Could Trigger Tech Improvements (Jun 2017 – Scientific American)

The biggest Trump-era trade dispute may be over airlines. Here’s what’s happening (Jun 2017 – Washington Post)

How employment laws affect your airfare (Jun 2017 – Forbes)

Is Trump’s Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control a Good Idea? (Jun 2017 - The Atlantic)

Trump wants to privatize air traffic control: here’s what that means (Jun 2017 – Washington Post)

US Airlines Should Stop Complaining and Start Competing (May 2017 - Forbes)

WestJet – ‘LessJet’ – crams more people on flights: It’s what Canadians want (Apr 2017 – Globe and Mail)

Is your pilot drunk? Unions are making it hard to know for sure (Apr 2017 – Financial Post)

The Solution to United’s Misfortunes Is Not What You’ve Been Told (Apr 2017 - Forbes)

Unions Are Hurting Public Safety (Apr 2017 – Forbes)

A Path to Legal Status but Not Citizenship (Mar 2017 – National Review)

Regulations Should Help Americans: This One Doesn’t (Mar 2017 – Forbes)

Why you should be skeptical about pilot fatigue claims (Mar 2017 – Forbes)

The No. 1 victim of the travel ban? America’s schools (Feb 2017 - The Hill)

Pot. Kettle. Black: The US and Norwegian Air (Jan 2017 - Forbes)

The safety case for privatization isn’t a slam dunk (Jan 2017 – Aviation Week)

Blame unions for our drunk pilot problem (Jan 2017 – Globe and Mail)

What Trump will mean for Air Travel (Dec 2016 – Scientific American)

Government airline subsidies . . . So what? (Nov 2016 – Forbes)

Burning planes, carry-on obsessed passengers and fines (Nov 2016 – Aviation Week)

This technology could reshape the aviation industry (Nov 2016 – New Statesman)

Elon Musk says perfect driverless safety is impossible. He’s Right (Sep 2016 – Orlando Sentinel)

Air Traffic Control without Towers (Sep 2016 – Scientific American)

Canada’s cockpit intoxication laws require a course correction (Aug 2016 – Globe and Mail)

Europe’s approach to drone regulation requires a rethink (Aug 2016 – Politico Europe)

If to err is human, should technology help us shed some humanity? (Jul 2016 – NPR)

America’s air traffic control problem is not what you think (Jun 2016 – The Hill)

Safety is a hard sell: Here’s why (Apr 2016 – Aviation Week)

Blame science for snoozing on the flight deck (Mar 2016 – Aviation Week)

In defense of cost-effective safety (Mar 2016 – Aviation Week)

Fantastic tech is making pilot fatigue even more perplexing (Mar 2016 – Wired)

Here’s why budget airlines aren’t less safe (Mar 2016 – Baltimore Sun)

The economics of staying alert (Feb 2016 – Aviation Week)

What about America’s Legal Migrants? (Nov 2015 – The Hill)

Tackling America’s perceived air traffic controller shortage (Nov 2015 - Aviation Week)

Improving safety means changing technological design (Oct 2015 – Christian Science Monitor)

Rethinking safety in the age of technology (Oct 2015 – Aviation Week)

The $93,000 Question (Aug 2015 – The Hill)

Be careful what you wish for (Jul 2015 – Aviation Week)

The Fatigue Conundrum (May 2015 – American Scientist)

The rule of two (or three): right sentiment, inadequate response (Apr 2015 – Aviation Week)

Customer experience is the next competitive battleground (Mar 2015 – Aviation Week)

Addressing workforce shortages mean less talk and more technology (Feb 2015 – Aviation Week)

Why less legroom may mean less safe (Jan 2015 – Aviation Week)

Flying into the unknown with remote towers (Dec 2014 – Aviation Week)

The time to strike is upon us but it won’t last long (Nov 2014 – Aviation Week)

Putting public safety ahead of three-day weekends takes courage (Oct 2014 - Aviation Week)

How our love of cheap airfares may be hurting the aviation industry (Sep 2014 - Aviation Week)

Keeping time (Jan 2014 – Air Traffic Management)

Why addressing pilot fatigue is a messy affair (Dec 2013 – Aviation Week)