Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances?

International airline alliances can save connecting passengers money on airfare. But those flying nonstop may not be so fortunate.

Heather Ashbach-UC Irvine | July 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture airplanes business consumers money

Airplane first-aid kits don’t have what kids need

"...right now, if you are a parent traveling with a child, we recommend you carry on the medications you think your child might need."

Sarah Avery-Duke | July 25, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine airplanes allergies childrens-health flu nausea

Air simulations pave way for quieter supersonic flight

Supersonic flight isn't new, but getting around some of its issues have stymied scientists. New research may start to change that.

Cory Nealon-Buffalo | March 18, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology airplanes flight sound

‘Smart skin’ warns of strain in bridges and airplanes

The sensor film will be able to tell engineers exactly where stress or strain is affecting structures like bridges, airplane bodies, or pipelines.

Mike Williams-Rice | Nov. 16, 2018 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: featured science-and-technology airplanes infrastructure nanotechnology sensors

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