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    NATA Compliance Services - 2015 Best of Reno Award

    Posted by Bailey Wong on Tue, Oct 20, 2015



    2015 Best of Reno Award

    NATA Compliance Services is humbled to be selected for the 2015 Best of Reno Award and is thrilled to be located in a city that recognizes our hard work and dedication within the Aviation Industry.

    We strive hard to provide the best services to our clients and it's truly an honor to be identified as a business that positively impacts the Reno area and around the globe.

    Click here to see what the Reno Award Program is all about!

     

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    Happy National Aviation Day!

    Posted by Bailey Wong on Wed, Aug 19, 2015



    National Aviation Day was established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in honor of the Wright brothers. However, the date specifically represents Orville Wright's birthday, August 19, 1871. The Wright brothers' success was due to many factors, but their innovative thinking and innate passion for aviation really set them above the rest.

    Since their first successful flight in 1903, the aviation industry has grown tremendously and continues to excel and advance. 

    The Team at NATACS wants to know:

    Who do you think are some less recognized, but just as influential people in the aviation industry as the Wright brothers? 

    Have a happy and safe National Aviation Day!

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    Too many emails from us? We can fix that!

    Posted by Bailey Wong on Mon, Aug 17, 2015




    Keep up on the latest news without being over-informed

    In the age of technology, emails are a quick way to get a whole lot of information out to a whole lot of people. Personally, I think we've all received one too many emails from companies we used that one time, possibly five years ago. 

    Our team at NATA Compliance Services is here to help you with your email problem! We don't want to blast your inbox with obnoxious emails, especially if it has nothing to do with your interests. Read More

    Preparing Your Staff For The Holiday Season

    Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Nov 27, 2014



    With another holiday season just around the corner, many travelers are making plans to see friends and family. Serving and protecting these holiday travelers is the job of everyone in the airline industry. Because the holidays are one of the busiest times of the year to fly, now is the time to think about ways to prepare your staff for the crowds, the delays, and the stressed-out, impatient, angry passengers. A little planning can help reduce angry passengers and improve the morale of staff.

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    Tips For Airline Fliers Worried About Ebola

    Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Oct 16, 2014



    The recent Ebola outbreak has grown to infect people outside the Western African regions where it originated with more than 68 scares here in the United States since the beginning of August. While none of these scares turned out to be real, airline travelers may find they are experiencing increased anxiety about flying as reports continue to surface.

    “On the airplane, we are constantly touching stuff that hundreds of other people are touching...” says Brenda Powell, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic. Since Ebola and other communicable diseases can survive outside of bodies for some time, taking simple precautions beyond washing hands can go a long way towards keeping passengers healthy, whether they are worried about Ebola or any other infectious diseases.

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    Lighter and Faster: How Airlines Are Saving Fuel Today

    Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Jul 17, 2014



    Fuel is the number one expense for airlines, so it’s no surprise that they continuously seek new ways to reduce their fuel use. While air carriers can’t immediately replace their existing fleets with new, fuel efficient aircraft, they can make subtle changes that make them cheaper to operate.

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    The Future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Drones

    Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Jun 26, 2014



    There is a lot of news about companies like Amazon and Domino’s Pizza using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, to expand their operations. Until commercial use is permitted, however, these ideas will remain just attention-grabbing headlines. Yet pressure has been mounting this past spring for the FAA to develop a process for authorizing and regulating UAS, which can’t come fast enough for those who are skirting the law and making money on UAS.

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    The Real Cost of Bad Weather to the Air Transportation Industry

    Posted by Brenda Stoltz on Thu, Feb 06, 2014



    It looks like winter is continuing to roar into 2014, with snow and ice shutting down schools and businesses in places it hasn’t snowed in more than a generation, like southern Mississippi. Naturally, this greatly affects air transportation industries.

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    The Flight of Icarus

    Posted by Brandon Bernard on Sun, Apr 07, 2013



    The Greek legend of Icarus is a tale of caution. Daedalus was a talented Athenian craftsman who built the Labyrinth for King Minos of Crete to imprison the Minotaur. However, the king imprisoned Daedalus and his son, Icarus, in the Labyrinth as punishment for giving the king’s daughter a ball of string that allowed Theseus to defeat the Minotaur and get out of the Labyrinth. Daedalus designed two pairs of wings, one for him and another set for Icarus. These wings were made of wax and feathers. Daedalus told his son before their first test flight that he should follow him, instructing him to avoid the sea and beware of getting too close to the sun. In a classic example of hubris and failed ambition, Icarus became so excited about the ability to fly that he began to soar higher and higher. With wings made of wax, Icarus soon found that he was only flapping his arms for the wax had all melted away and no feathers remained. He crashed and drowned in the sea that would be named after him, the Icarian Sea. Flying too close to the sun has now become synonymous with hubris and is something to be avoided.

    Until now!


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