AvTalk Aviation Podcast

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  • AvTalk Episode 87: 100 kilograms of silica

    On this episode of AvTalk, we look at the signs of recovery around the world as aircraft are reactivated and passenger numbers rise. And we chat with Gabriel Leigh about how airlines and aircraft storage professionals safely store and reactivate aircraft.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 86: What’s next: a roundtable discussion

    On this episode of AvTalk, we see what the initial data tells us about the crash of Pakistan International Airlines flight 8303. And we sit down for a roundtable discussion about the state of the industry and where aviation is headed as the normally busy summer travel season begins.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 85: We’ll see

    On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss the extremely rare incident where a Southwest Airlines 737 struck and killed someone on the runway while landing in Austin. We also see which airlines are continuing to shrink their fleets. And we take a look at the traffic numbers to see where flights are starting to creep …   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 84: Completing the trifecta

    On this episode of AvTalk, more airlines say goodbye to sizable portions of their fleets while one airline will press an A380 into cargo service. And pilot Jon Weiswasser joins us to talk about his trifecta—landing at Newark, La Guardia, and JFK during the same flight in a Vans RV-8.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 83: Have we hit the bottom?

    On this episode of AvTalk, we look at some COVID-19 related aviation innovation, Seth Miller returns to help us understand how airlines are navigating the CARES Act, and we talk with Karan Singh from the Lufthansa Group to learn more about managing hundreds of repatriation flights.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 82: Setting all the wrong records

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of AvTalk, we see how far air traffic fell in March and what we’re likely...
  • AvTalk Episode 81: ATC 0

    On this episode of AvTalk, we review which airlines and countries have now canceled all flights. And journalist Ethan Klapper joins us to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on some air traffic control facilities around the United States.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 80: Grinding to a halt

    On this special episode of AvTalk, Jason and Ian take stock of how the aviation industry has reacted to plummeting demand and ever changing government restrictions as the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll.   Read More
  • AvTalk Episode 79: It’s nothing short of a crisis

    On this episode of AvTalk, we welcome back The Air Current editor-in-chief John Ostrower for a wide-ranging conversation as we try to understand the effects of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 on the aviation industry. We also look at the state of the 737 MAX and the prospects for the aircraft’s return to service one year …   Read More

AvTalk Aviation podcast frequently asked questions

What makes Flightradar24's AvTalk podcast the best Aviation podcast available?

AvTalk combines news, expert analysis, and engaging conversations with industry insiders to keep you up to date on the fast pace of aviation.

How often does a new episode of the podcast come out?

AvTalk’s regular episodes are released every other Friday with special episodes in between when necessary.

What topics do you cover on the podcast?

AvTalk generally focuses on topics in commercial aviation, from the latest news to industry trends to the long-term future of aviation.

Are there any interviews with people in the aviation industry?

From ground crew to airline CEOs, the podcast regularly features guests with an interesting story to tell.

Where can I listen to AvTalk?

You can listen to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also listen and download episodes directly on our blog.

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