Latest Karen Kahn Stories

2010-08-10 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ExpertFlyer.com, the premier air travel information tool offering complete and efficient ways to access the ever changing details of worldwide air travel information, recently talked with Captain Karen Kahn, one of the airline industry's most senior female pilots, as part of its One-on-One blog series. Captain Kahn shares her unique perspective from the cockpit, shares some of her strategies for keeping on schedule and passengers informed. She is also...

2010-08-04 05:25:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For veteran pilot, motivational speaker and author Karen Kahn (www.captainkarenkahn.com), it's not a matter of 'if' but 'when' turbulence will strikes, be it at 30,000 feet or in everyday life. The turbulence of today's economy is creating havoc for many, similar to thunderstorm in flight. Unemployment, unexpected illness, foreclosure - all have shattered an increasing number of lives across America. Preparedness is the key, advises Captain...

2008-09-30 09:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- With unemployment reaching 6.1 percent, the highest national level in five years, Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to secure a new or better job. Fortunately, Captain Karen Kahn, a pioneering commercial airline pilot, career counselor and author of "Flight Guide for Success: Tips & Tactics for the Aspiring Airline Pilot," says landing one's dream job is still attainable, even in a downturn economy. Kahn optimizes what it...

2008-05-31 00:00:00

For most Americans, rising fuel costs have almost exclusively focused our attention on the airline industry only in terms of decreased service and higher prices. It's easy to forget how quickly the airplane progressed from an eccentric fantasy of aviation pioneers to the ubiquitous mode of public transportation it's become today. All of this growth, however, has fueled its own crises: a projected pilot shortage. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), it's estimated...

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