Self-Cleaning Toilets Sound Great, But Why Not the Entire Airplane?

Self-Cleaning Toilets Sound Great, But Why Not the Entire Airplane?

Has everyone heard about Boeing’s so-called self-cleaning lavatory prototype? Sounds great, but there’s some false advertising here. (It doesn’t actually clean itself. It sanitizes, which is totally different.) But it’s still a good idea, and the inevitable question is… why not do this on the entire airplane? The answer … Read the post

Across the Aisle from Delta’s SVP of Operations on Why Privatizing Air Traffic Control Would Be Bad

Across the Aisle from Delta’s SVP of Operations on Why Privatizing Air Traffic Control Would Be Bad

If you haven’t heard, it’s time for Congress to once again try to reauthorize the FAA. I say “try” because in general, Congress is really bad at this. Usually it just passes temporary extensions which keeps the lights on but does nothing to push the FAA forward. On occasion, it … Read the post

Let’s Avoid Ebola Paranoia and Stop All These Airplane Quarantines with Some Handy Tips

Let’s Avoid Ebola Paranoia and Stop All These Airplane Quarantines with Some Handy Tips

Had I said to you a month ago that your flight was quarantined because of an Ebola scare, you would have laughed out loud (unless, of course, you’re from Western Africa). But today, that’s the reality. We’re seeing a level of paranoia that is completely unwarranted, and I’m afraid it’s … Read the post

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