By Joshlin Sheridan, Marketing —
You might have heard of the Twilight Zone episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.” This classic 1963 episode features a man who repeatedly thinks that he sees a monster on the wings of a plane. No one believes him but *spoilers* the ending of the episode reveals damage to the airplane’s wing which suggests the man wasn’t so crazy in his suspicions after all.
While there are certainly no gremlins looming on the wings of planes in 2018, internal corruption within airline companies is causing alarm for many.
Recent Examples of Airline Corruption
Examples of corruption within airlines are found all over the world. Recently the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, had a corruption scandal that caused them to clear out their board of executives. In the United States, the company Boeing was once fined $615m for using corruption to win contracts with the military. Most recently, though, India has been at the forefront of fighting corruption within airline companies, and particularly with Air India. Air India has allegedly had cases of crew members updating tickets for people they know and of pilots falsifying fuel emergencies to land earlier. The airline company has been making changes to reduce these problems and others, including banning a parliament member accused of assaulting a crew member from flying and not delaying flights for politicians.
Hiring the Right Employees
While these changes show steps being taken to cut down on corruption, there is still a long way to go. Hiring the right employees for the airline companies can help prevent internal corruption. EyeDetect® is a new ey lie detection technology that can streamline the hiring process by perceiving deception through eye behaviors. This lie detector test accuracy rate is 86% and takes 30 minutes to administer. By having employees take tests asking about their honest and dishonest behaviors, airlines can make sure everyone carries out their responsibilities with integrity. Learn more about EyeDetect here