Airline Safety and Security Podcasts
and Videos from AirSafe.com

This podcast series features discussions of critical and timely issues related to aviation safety and aviation security. Topics for discussion include fear of flying, major plane crashes, ongoing accident investigations, and air travel risk. In the column to the left are links to the feeds to the podcast episodes, as well as links to the feed to the blog that has descriptions, transcripts, and other background information from the shows. Below are links to the most recent show descriptions:


Creating a Podcast the AirSafe.com Way


If you create or manage a web site, blog, Facebook page, or other online resource, if you are in the business of increasing traffic, enhancing search engine results, or serving a specific audience, one way to do so is by using podcasts. Whether it is the classic audio only podcast distributed on your web site, or a video podcast that you distribute on a video sharing site like YouTube, if you want the podcast to be successful, you have to be able to create many episodes over a long period of time.

In 2011, AirSafe.com produced the ebook ,The AirSafe.com Podcasting Manual, that laid out a systematic production process that makes it easier for an individual or an organization to sustain a podcast over the long run.

What's in the book?

Below is the table of contents of the book:

CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Podcasting
CHAPTER 2: The Grand Plan for Your Podcast
CHAPTER 3: What's Your Mission?
CHAPTER 4: Who’s on Your Team?
CHAPTER 5: Leadership
CHAPTER 6: Money and Other Resources
CHAPTER 7: Communications
CHAPTER 8: Planning, Production, and Distribution Systems
CHAPTER 9: Legal Issues
CHAPTER 10: The Podcast
CHAPTER 11: The First Airsafe.com Podcast
CHAPTER 12: The Video Version of the Podcast
CHAPTER 13: Example of a Podcast Plan for a School
APPENDIX 1: Downloading and Using Audacity
APPENDIX 2: Example Podcast Episode Script

If this looks interesting, check it out one of the free download options. Feel free to buy it on Amazon as well.

Download The AirSafe.com Podcasting Manual
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Additional Podcast Links


  • Show #61:  Secrets of AirSafe.com:
    Dealing with Legal and Social Realities


    Date: 18 August 2008;  Length: 6:44

    Dr. Todd Curtis discusses how the laws of the U.S., particularly those dealing with free speech and copyright protection, have allowed AirSafe.com and other sites to flourish, and also how the availability of a variety of free services have allowed all who are online to be much more creative when it comes to producing and consuming online content.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript



    Free Online Resources in the Book "Parenting and the Internet"

  • Show #60:  Dr. Todd Curtis on the Discovery Channel

    Date: 11 August 2008;  Length: 8:30

    This show features a segment from the the Discovery Channel series "Survive This!" That segment featured the 21 September 2005 landing gear event involving a jetBlue A320 near Los Angeles. During the clip, Dr. Todd Curtis explains some of the factors that led to a dramatic, but safe end of the flight.

    The series "Survive This!" ran for one year during the 2007 season.


    Audio: MP3

    VideoYouTube

    Transcript


  • Show #59:  Interview with Amanda Ripley, Author of "The Unthinkable"

    Date: 4 August 2008;  Length: 29:47

    This show features an interview with Time Magazine senior writer Amanda Ripley, Author of the book "The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes And Why."

    Amanda has traveled the world, writing about and studying a number of disasters, including the attacks of 9/11, and the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. She currently covers both risk and homeland security issues for Time Magazine.

    She has written for a number of other publications, including Congressional Quarterly, New York Times Magazine, Time Out, and Washington Monthly.


    Audio: MP3


  • Show #58:  Investigation Update for the Qantas 747 Decompression Event of 25 July 2008

    Date: 28 July 2008;  Length: 19:32

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis reviews the initial information about a Qantas rapid decompression event over the Pacific Ocean which led to a diversion to Manila. Dr. Curtis also discusses possible causes of the event, as well as selected previous episodes where an airliner had a decompression event coupled with a loss of part of the fuselage.


    Audio: Investigation Update 27 July 2008


  • Show #57:  Secrets of AirSafe.com: Key Technology Trends and How They Are Used

    Date: 27 July 2008;  Length: 11:33

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis discusses key online technological innovations, including search engines, blogs, and subscription services, that have influenced how AirSafe.com changed over time to accommodate the needs of the audience.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript


  • Show #56:  In-Flight Emergency Involving a Qantas
    747-400 Near Manila on 25 July 2008


    Date: 26 July 2008;  Length: 2:18

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis reviews the initial information about a Qantas rapid decompression event over the Pacific Ocean which led to a diversion to Manila. Dr. Curtis also discusses possible causes of the event, as well as selected previous episodes where an airliner had a decompression event coupled with a loss of part of the fuselage.


    Audio: Initial Report 25 July 2008

    VideoWMV |  iPod/MP4 |  YouTube |  Video

    Transcript


  • Show #55:  Secrets of AirSafe.com: A How-to Guide on Becoming
    an Internationally Recognized Expert


    Date: 21 July 2008;  Length: 9:19

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis talks about how he has been able to get interviewed by major national and international news media organizations, and he describes how he used his experiences, credentials, and published works to attract the attention of producers and editors at newspapers, magazines, and television.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript


  • Show #54:  Secrets of AirSafe.com: How Visitors Use the Site

    Date: 14 July 2008;  Length: 9:07

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis shares his observations of how visitors use the site, and how these traffic pattern continues to influence the content of the site.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript


  • Show #53:  Secrets of AirSafe.com: Online Resources and Content Guidelines

    Date: 7 July 2008;  Length: 6:36

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curtis discussed some of the key Internet resources that have made it possible to build and maintain an audience, and how those resources have changed over the years. In addition, he'll also talk about the criteria and guidelines that determine what kind of information shows up in the site.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript


  • Show #52:  Introducing the Secrets of AirSafe.com

    Date: 30 June 2008;  Length: 5:02

    AirSafe.com creator Dr. Todd Curits reflects on the 12 years that AirSafe.com has been in operation, and introduces the "secrets" of AirSafe.com, which are the tools, insights, and lessons learned that have been key to the development of the site and its audience.


    Audio: MP3

    Transcript


  • Show #51a:  Crash of Patagonia Airlines Cessna Caravan in Chile on 7 June 2008

    Date: 26 June 2008;  Length: 2:05

    This show features an Al-Jazeera broadcast of the recovery of the surviving passengers four days after the crash. The only death was to the pilot, who died two days after the crash.
    Audio: MP3


  • Show #51:  The Roots of Fear of Flying
    with Capt. Tom Bunn and Lisa Hauptner

    Date: 7 June 2008  Length: 52:13

    This show features two pioneers in the treatment of fear of flying, Captain Tom Bunn and Lisa Hauptner of SOAR fear of flying organization.

    These two experts, who are both trained therapists, reveal a number of surprising facts about fear of flying, including the roots of fear of flying and the fact that the fear is often only indirectly related to flying.
    Audio: MP3

    Related Resources:
    Fear of Flying Basics
    Fear of Flying Warning Signs
    The Soar Fear of Flying Program


  • Show #50: The Crash of a TACA A320 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Date: 31 May 2008  Length: 2:13

    In this show, Dr. Todd Curtis summarizes the information available in the hours after a TACA airlines A320 crashed in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on 30 May 2008.
    Audio: MP3

    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

    Related Resources:
    Fatal and Significant Events for TACA Airlines
    Fatal Airbus A320 Events


    Detailed show notes, including a transcript


  • Show #49: Fear of Flying - A Basic Overview
    Date: 23 May 2008  Length: 7:33
    Fear of flying is a complex psychological issue, one that has been made more complex by the security concerns of the last few years. There are many books, videos, and other resources that deal with the fear of flying, so deciding what may work for you may be a difficult process. The podcast provides a basic definition of what fear of flying is, and points out that a fear of flying may be caused by a number of factors that have no direct connection with an aircraft flight.
    Audio: MP3



    Related Resources
    Fear of Flying Overview
    Signs You May Have a Fear of Flying
    Selected Fear of Flying Resources
    Detailed show notes, including a transcript and timeline


  • Show #48: Crash of British Airways 777 at Heathrow on 17 January 2008 - Update 4
    Date: 20 May 2008  Length: 5:00
    This is the fourth update from AirSafe.com on the ongoing investigation into the accident at London's Heathrow Airport involving a British Airways 777. This update is based on information released by the AAIB on 11 May 2008, and focuses on analyses of the fuel control system. You can listen to the podcast at the following links:
    Audio: MP3
    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

    Related Resources
    Accident investigation details
    Detailed show notes, including a transcript and timeline


  • Show #47: Interview on the Radio America Show 'The Gregg Knapp Experience' - 14 April 2008
    Date: 14 April 2008  Length: 9:35
    This interview from the Radio America show The Gregg Knapp Experience focused on issues that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed in their hearings that started on April 3rd, 2008. Topics covered included the threats that were alleged to have been directed at whistleblowers in the FAA who wanted to report problems with the oversight process.
    Audio: MP3


  • Show #46: Interview on the BBC Show 'The World Today' - 7 April 2008
    Date: 7 April 2008  Length: 5:12
    This interview from the BBC show The World Today focused on issues that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed in their hearings that started on April 3rd, 2008. Topics covered included the role of whistleblowers in the FAA and whether the FAA is doing their job of protecting those who fly.
    Audio: MP3

  • Show #45: Interview on the Don Shelby Show on WCCO Radio in Minneapolis - 7 April 2008
    Date: 3 April 2008  Length: 10:11
    This interview from the Don Shelby Show on WCCO radio in Minneapolis focused on issues that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed in their hearings that started on April 3rd, 2008. Topics covered included the risks passengers may face as a result of recent maintenance problems, and issues around airline maintenance that us outsourced to companies outside of the U.S.
    Audio: MP3


  • Show #44: Interview on the Ankarlo Morning Show on KTAR Radio in Phoenix - 3 April 2008
    Date: 3 April 2008  Length: 11:44
    This discussion with KTAR host Darrell Ankarlo focused on issues that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee would likely discuss in their hearings that started on April 3rd, 2008. The key issue of concern in the hearing was the relationship between the FAA and the airlines, specifically whether the recent problems with the FAA's oversight of Southwest Airlines were a symptom of a broader problem within the agency.
    Audio: MP3

  • Show #43: A Discussion of Concerns After a String of Airline Safety Events - 1 April 2008
    Date: 1 April 2008  Length: 47:56 A roundtable discussion on National Public Radion station WAMU from 1 April 2008 featuring Dr. Curtis, the Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Daily Jim Matthews, and the vice president for operations and safety of the Air Transport Association Basil Barimo.
    Audio: MP3

  • Show #42: The FAA Inspection Process and Southwest Airlines - 28 March 2008
    Date: 28 March 2008  Length: 9:05
    In this Conversation, Dr. Todd Curtis discusses a proposed $10.2 million dollar fine against Southwest Airlines and how problems with FAA safety inspection process allowed the airline to continue to fly airplanes that were not in compliance with a mandatory safety inspection. Dr. Curtis also discusses the role the FAA played in allowing Southwest to fly out of compliance aircraft, and how subsequent actions by the FAA may ensure that all airline operators may be following the rules but may also inconvenience passengers and undermines their confidence in the FAA.
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

  • Show #41: Interview with Airline Pilot Patrick Smith, Author of the Book 'Ask the Pilot' - 5 March 2008
    Date: 5 March 2008  Length: 35:06
    In this Conversation, Patrick Smith and Dr. Todd Curtis discuss several issues, including popular misconceptions about airline safety, the role of the Internet in shaping the public's perception of airline safety, as well as how the TSA should be changed in order to enhance airline security.
    Audio: MP3

  • Show #40: Crash of British Airways 777 at Heathrow on 17 January 2008 - Update 3
    Date: 20 February 2008  Length: 8:47
    This is the third update from AirSafe.com on the ongoing investigation into the accident at London's Heathrow Airport involving a British Airways 777. This update is based on information released by the AAIB on 18 February 2008, and focuses on analyses of the fuel system, the engines, and their associated control systems. You can listen to or watch the podcast at the following links:
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

    Related Resources
    Accident investigation details
    Detailed show notes, including a transcript and timeline

  • Show #39: Things You Should Not Bring On Board - 13 February 2008
    Date: 13 February 2008  Length: 6:27
    In this show, Dr. Todd Curtis provides passengers with an overivew what is allowed and not allowed either in carry on or checked baggage, and he also provides insights into how to avoid the most common airport security hassles.
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube
    Related Resources: Baggage, security, and complaint resources

  • An interview with Kate Hanni, who is one of the founders of the Coalition for Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights, an organization of over 20,000 members dedicated to helping create legislation to protect ensure the quality of service that airlines offer passengers.
    Date: 5 February 2008
    Length: 27:52
    Audio: MP3


    Related Resources: Airline complaint resources

  • Interview with Mike Blanchard of Calgary Today CHQR AM 770 on 16 January 2008, Plus Remembering the Challenger Disaster 22 Years Later
    Date: 28 January 2008
    Length: 13:49
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show34_turbulence2_shuttle.mp3

    Description:The first part of the podcast is a discussion of the suspected turbulence event on 10 January 2008 involving an Air Canada A319 with a focus on the possible role that it may have been caused by wake turbulence from another aircraft. The second part of the podcast commemorates the 22nd anniversary of the last flight of the space shuttle Challegner by replaying audio clips from the launch and from President Reagan's address to the nation.

  • Show #37: Crash of British Airways 777 at Heathrow on 17 January 2008 - Update 2
    Date: 25 January 2008  Length: 6:38
    This second update includes information from the AAIB's interim report of 23 January 2008.
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

    Related Resources
    Accident investigation details
    Detailed show notes, including a transcript and timeline

  • Show #36: Crash of British Airways 777 at Heathrow on 17 January 2008 - Update 1
    Date: 23 January 2008  Length: 8:51
    This update includes additional insights and data prvoided by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch from their first briefing after the start of the investigation.
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube

    Related Resources
    Accident investigation details
    Detailed show notes, including a transcript and timeline

  • Crash of a British Airways 777 at London's Heathrow Airport on 17 January 2008
    Date: 17 January 2008  Length: 0:58
    This brief update provides basic information known about the crash in the initial hours of the investigation, including the fact that none of the 16 crew members or 136 passengers were killed.
    Audio: MP3


    Related Resources: Fatal British Airways Events

  • Aircraft Incident Involving Senator Barack Obama on 12 January 2008
    Date: 12 January 2008  Length: 5:21
    A review of a minor mishap involving an aircraft carrying Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama, and th policy issues that this event brings up.
    Audio: MP3


    VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube
    Related Resources:
    Details of event involving Senator Obama
    Aircraft events involving major US political figures

  • Turbulence Event on an Air Canada A319 Flight on 10 January 2008
    Date: 12 January 2008  Length: 5:19
    Audio: MP3 | VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube
    Related Resources: Turbulence Risks

  • Accident Updates for Events in Venezuela and Iran
    Date: 3 January 2008  Length: 9:58
    Audio: MP3 | VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube
    Related Resources: List of fatal events for Iran Air

  • AirSafe.com Year in Review: Fatal Airline Events of 2007: A review of the eight fatal airline events of 2007, and a look at fatal event trends over the last decade.
    Date: 3 January 2008  Length: 9:58
    Audio: MP3 VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube
    Related ResourcesFatal Events for 2007

  • Evacuation Issues and the Air France A340 Accident in Toronto, Canada of August 2005
    Date: 25 December 2007  Length: 13:29
    A review of the findings of the investigation into this accident, and also a review of relevant research on passenger evacuation and survivability.
    Audio: MP3 VideoiPod/MP4 | YouTube pt1 | YouTube pt.2 | WMV

  • Aircraft Crash Positions Date: 10 December 2007  Length: 7:17
    A review of the six basic types of aircraft crash positions that passengers and cabin crew may face in flight.
    Audio: MP3  VideoiPod/MP4 | YouTube | WMV

  • Overview of the 30 November 2007 Fatal Event Involving Atlasjet of Turkey
    Date: 30 November 2007  Length: 2:46
    Audio: MP3  VideoiPod/MP4 | YouTube | WMV

  • Interview on the Don Shelby Show on WCCO Radio on November 26, 2007 concerning a crash of a Cirrus SR22 aircraft
    Date: 28 November 2007  Length: 13:26
    AudioMP3

  • The AirSafe.com Foundation's Involvement with the One Laptop Per Child project.
    Date: 24 November 2007
    Length: 5:52
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show25.mp3

  • Minnesota Public Radio interview on November 15, 2007 concerning a GAO report about airport security vulnerabilities.
    Date: 9 November 2007 Length:  28:43
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show24.mp3

  • Voice of America Interview with Dr. Todd Curtis About African Airline Safety and Security
    Date: 9 November 2007
    Length: 7:20
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show23.mp3

  • Interview the BBC on October 30, 2007 Concerning Problems with Abandoned Airliners in Nigeria.
    Date: 3 November 2007
    Length: 5:53
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show22.mp3

  • WCCO Radio Interview About Airport Security Issues and the TSA
    Date: 2 November 2007
    Length: 28:13
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show21.mp3
    Description: This January 21, 2007 interview with Jearlyn Steele of the "Steele Talking" show covered a variety of aviation safety and security topics with an emphasis on TSA issues.

  • MSNBC Interview with Dr. Todd Curtis About Airborne Disease Risks
    Date: 29 October 2007
    Length: 5:17
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show19.mp3
    Description: After a man with a suspected case of infectious tuberculosis had traveled on several flights over about a two week period, there was concern about possible risks to other passengers. This podcast features a May 31, 2007 MSNBC interview of both Dr. Todd Curtis that discussed the risks faced by other passengers and the options that airlines have for dealing with those risks.

  • NASA Refuses to Release Research Results
    Date: 22 October 2007
    Length: 8:21
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show20.mp3
    Description: On 22 October 2007, Associated Press reports revealed that NASA had ordered that the data from a multi-year survey of 24,000 pilots not be released because of the possible negative impact on the public's perception of aviation safety. This podcast features a BBC interview of both Dr. Todd Curtis and Congressman Brad Miller of North Carolina.

  • CNN Interview with Dr. Todd Curtis
    Date: 5 September 2007
    Length: 7:50
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show18.mp3
    Description: Dr. Todd Curtis provides insight and background into his August 29, 2007 interview on the CNN program American Morning. The interview focused on actions taken by airlines and civil aviation authorities in the aftermath of a a fire that destroyed a China Airlines 737-800 aircraft after a landing in Okinawa, Japan.

  • The Year in Review - 2006
    Date: 2 January 2007
    Length: 7:50
    Audio: MP3  VideoiPod/MP4 | WMV | YouTube Description: AirSafe.com reviews the nine most significant airline safety and security events of 2006, including five airliner crashes that killed every passenger.
    Related Resources:Fatal Events for 2006

  • Show #16 - An Update to Things You Should Not Bring On Board
    Date: 26 September 2006
    Length: 12:17
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show16.mp3
    Description: This conversation provides an update to rules concerning gels and liquids that a passenger can take on board, as well as a basic overview of what items and materials are banned from aircraft.
    Related Resources:
    Things You Should Not Bring on Board
    Baggage Basics for Checked and Carry-on Items
    Fatal U.S. and Canadian Bombing Events

  • Show #15 - British Authorities Foil Plot to Sabotage U.S. Airliners
    Date: 11 August 2006
    Length: 3:49
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show15.mp3
    Description: A review the details of a plot uncovered by British authorities that prevented the possible destruction of up to 10 U.S. airliners. Also provides suggestions on how passengers can do their part to help prevent future threats to aircraft.
    Related Resources:
    Things You Should Not Bring on Board
    Baggage Basics for Checked and Carry-on Items
    Fatal U.S. and Canadian Bombing Events

  • Show #14 - Highlights of Recent Complaints
    Date: 28 June 2006
    Length: 22:11
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show14.mp3
    Description: A review of recent noteworthy complaints submitted to AirSafe.com, with a focus on delays, issues with unaccompanied children, lost luggage, and the fact that in most cases the airline is not required to provide any compensation. This conversation also discusses discusses ways to reduce or eliminate the risks of some of these problems.
    Related Resources:
    Compensation for Flight Delay and Overbookings
    How to Complain about Your Airline Service
    Baggage Basics for Checked and Carry-on Items
    Airline Rules for Unaccompanied Children

  • Show #13 - Baggage Basics for Checked and Carry-on Items
    Date: 23 May 2006
    Length: 10:48
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show13.mp3
    Description: Provides advice for reducing the risk of having your baggage lost, stolen, damaged, or delayed. This conversation also discusses specific strategies for reducing your risk of laptop computer theft. Additional resources include links to overhead storage bin risks, information about prohibited items, and a guide on how to file a complaint.
    Related Resources:
    Baggage Basics for Checked and Carry-on Items
    Carry-on Baggage Advice

  • Show #12 - Flight Delays and Overbookings
    Date: 12 May 2006
    Length: 10:48
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show12.mp3
    Description: This conversation reviews the different kinds of compensation that passengers may receive as a result of flight delays and cancellations, highlighting the differences between U.S. airlines and airlines from the European Union.
    Related Resources:
    Compensation for Flight Delay and Overbookings
    How to Complain about Your Airline Service

  • Show #11 - The Safest Airlines in the World
    Date: 31 March 2006
    Length: 10:53
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show11.mp3
    Description: This conversation reviews the fatal event rates of airlines both large and small, and identifies some of the airlines that have not had a fatal event in the last 20 years. It also discusses the frequency of fatal events and describes how all airlines, even those without fatal events, remain at risk.
    Related Resources:
    AirSafe.com Foundation Press Release on the Safest Airlines
    Airlines without Fatal Events

  • Show #10 - The European Union Bans 96 Airlines
    Date: 24 March 2006
    Length: 5:29
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show10.mp3
    Description: This conversation covers key details concerning the 96 airlines that are banned from operating in the European Union, the effect this will likely have on passengers, and further steps that can be taken by the world's civil aviation authorities to provide more useful information to the average air traveler.
    Related Resources:
    AirSafe.com Foundation Press Release
    Listing of the Banned Airlines

  • Show #9 - Bird Flu Risks for Air Travelers
    Date: 21 March 2006
    Length: 5:43
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show9.mp3
    Description: Reviews some of the key issues that may cause Bird Flu to be a major problem for air travelers. This conversation also reviews the case of the deaths of six passengers in 2003 after in flight exposure to the SARS virus.

  • Show #8 - Airline Rules for Unaccompanied Children
    Date: 20 March 2006
    Length: 12:46
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show8.mp3
    Description: AirSafe.com reviews many of the general rules that airlines have for unaccompanied children and also provides advice for avoiding many potential problems when children travel alone.
    Related Resources:
    Airline Rules for Unaccompanied Children

  • Show #7 - How to Make a Successful Air Travel Complaint
    Date: 17 February 2006
    Length: 12:02
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show7.mp3
    Description:AirSafe.com offers basic advice for making complaints about your air travel experience and how to document a complaint to give you the best chance of getting compensation.

  • Show #6 - Guidelines for Using Personal Audio and Visual Devices
    Date: 27 January 2006
    Length: 10:10
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show6.mp3
    Description: AirSafe.com proposes a set of common sense guidelines that would address issues concerning the use of personal entertainment systems by passengers, with special emphasis on visual displays of sexually oriented material

  • Show #5 - Significant Aviation Safety and Security Events for 2005
    Date: 16 January 2006
    Length: 17:50
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show5.mp3
    Description: AirSafe.com reviews the 17 most significant airline safety and security events of 2005, including six crashes that killed all passengers and crew.

  • Show #4 - TSA Changes for December 2005
    Date: 22 December 2005
    Length: 8:29
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show4.mp3
    Description: AirSafe.com reviews several TSA changes that take effect in December of 2005 means that passengers will face increased risks due to previously banned items being allowed on the aircraft, but decreased risks due to an TSA increased emphasis on explosives detection.

  • Show #3 - Things You Should Not Bring On Board
    Date: 8 November 2005
    Length: 9:57
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show3.mp3
    Description: This conversation provides a basic overview of what items and materials are banned from aircraft and what passengers can do to ensure their safety.

  • Show #2 - Top 10 Airline Safety Questions
    Date: 1 November 2005
    Length: 22:54
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show2.mp3
    Description: This conversation goes into some of the reasoning behind the answers to the top 10 airline safety questions submitted to the AirSafe.com.

  • Show #1 - Airline Blacklists
    Date: 25 October 2005
    Length: 11:41
    Audio: http://www.airsafe.com/podcasts/show1.mp3
    Description: The US, UK, France, and several other countries have publicized lists of countries and airlines that are banned from operating in their respective country. AirSafe.com founder Dr. Todd Curtis explains why these governments have not gone far enough to inform the public.


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