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How to Make Aviation Interesting

Author: Amanda Hosking


plane taking off                                                                                                                                       Source: foleyfbo.com

The aviation industry is vast with aircraft providing travel all around the world. Individuals travel for business and pleasure and have a variety of airlines to choose from. Aviation has a rich history and aircraft are always in demand to be built and developed. There will be many people who will be interested in reading about this industry and the latest news.

However, aviation is not the most attention-grabbing topic and it can be difficult to decide what to write about that will be of interest to readers. We find dividing content between categories works well and can help you come up with new ideas for stories. Here are some categories that you could use.

Latest News

Keep readers up to date with blog posts detailing the latest aviation news. This category can be extremely varied as you can report on aviation news from all over the world. Creating captivating headlines and clear images to attract people’s attention.

woman on plane                                                                                                                                    Source: dailymail.co.uk


Airlines will always be doing something new and exciting and will often be in the headlines. Report on the news you find and consider other articles you could produce on airlines such as the UK’s top 10 airlines, the cheapest airline of 2016 and issues with leg room on flights. There are so many articles that can be produced here.

plane in sky                                                                                                                                       Source: jbaynews.com


Find out the latest news e.g. emergency landings at airports, new terminals, flight delays and create content based on this news. You can also work on other creative articles including: behind the scenes at the airport and the world’s smallest airports.

airport                                                                                                                             Source: birminghammail.co.uk

Working in Aviation

You could report on the variety of different jobs available in aviation and what they entail. An idea would be to approach workers and ask them if they would be willing to tell you about their job and daily duties. You never know they may have some noteworthy stories!

air traffic control                                                                                                                                Source: theguardian.com


Aircraft Development

There are always new advances in aircraft development and design. Find out about the current developments and produce interesting articles about the work they are doing. Try to source imagery of the work being done such as a plane being constructed. This will be intriguing for readers.

aircraft development                                                                                                                                 Source: dailymail.co.uk

History of Aviation

Aviation has a long and fascinating history. Look at aviation over the decades and find some exciting and stimulating stories to write about. E.g. the first ever plane, planes used in combat, Concord planes. This is a great category as the history is so rich meaning there is plenty of content to produce.

old plane                                                                                                                                       Source: Wikipedia

Aviation in the Military

Again, this is a strong subject with aviation being used in the military for a long time. You can report on military aviation history and recent events. This is a very interesting category which should attract many views.

military aircraft                                                                                                                                        Source: Pinterest

These are just a few category ideas to start you off. You will most likely come up with a lot more categories yourself once you get going. Good luck!