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A UPS autonomous drone carries medical supplies. UPS United Parcel Service received federal approval to operate a fleet of drones to deliver packages, the shipping giant said Tuesday. The company plans to use the approval — the first that the FAA has granted to a company to operate a fleet of drones as an airline
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An evacuation slide for the A380 Airbus is tested at UTC Aerospace Systems in Phoenix, Arizona, July 11, 2014. Nancy Wiechec | Reuters The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to test later this year whether American passengers can safely evacuate airplanes in an emergency after airlines spent decades adding smaller seats — and more of
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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies capsule. Source: Hyperloop TT Think of how well-traveled and eco-responsible you would be if you could economically zip between cities at speeds exceeding 700 miles per hour in a comfortable, carbon-neutral way. Without going to the airport. That’s the promise of hyperloop. The ground transportation technology envisions moving people (and, no doubt,
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Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines. Adam Jeffery | CNBC United Airlines is encouraging staff to hold planes for connecting passengers, even if it means the flights depart a few minutes later than scheduled. On-time departure scores “be damned,” CEO Oscar Munoz said at CNBC’s Evolve summit in Chicago on Tuesday. “We don’t care. We
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A picture taken on August 21, 2017 in Dubai International Airport. NurPhoto | Getty Images DUBAI — Dubai International Airport underwent a 15 minute closure due to “suspected drone activity,” local airport authority Dubai Airports said Sunday. “Dubai Airports can confirm that flight arrivals were briefly disrupted at Dubai International (DXB) from 12:36 hrs to
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