News tagged with air transportation

Paris Air Show spotlights fuel cost fears

(AP) -- Airlines will be seeking a cleaner, cheaper way to fly and planemakers will be angling for billions in new contracts Monday at the Paris Air Show, which stars a solar plane, biofuel jet engines and ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Engineering
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Eyjafjallajokull's Global Fallout

(PhysOrg.com) -- Eyjafjallajokull and its massive cloud of volcanic ash clearly have had an enormous impact on Europe and its airports, disrupting the mobility of millions and costing airlines more than a ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Mathematics
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Lawmakers seek ban on laptops in airliner cockpits

(AP) -- Lawmakers are moving to ban the use of computer laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits to prevent another incident like the Northwest Airlines plane that overshot Minneapolis by 150 miles.

dateNov 03, 2009 in Other
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Doing More with Your Cell Phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- As technology shrinks, and as it becomes possible to unplug and still conduct all of your business from a hand-held device, we demand more convenience. And there are two entities leading the ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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