Corpus ID: 107207050

Burning Issues. Questions About the Future of Air Travel Continue to Smolder

@inproceedings{Michaels2011BurningIQ,
  title={Burning Issues. Questions About the Future of Air Travel Continue to Smolder},
  author={Daniel W. Michaels},
  year={2011}
}
  • Daniel W. Michaels
  • Published 2011
  • Engineering
  • This article describes how the closure of the entireEuropean airspace in mid-April of 2010 while a cloud of volcanic ash drifted toward the continent offered a painful reminder of two truths about jet travel: modern society can't function without it and the whole system is easily thrown into chaos. The shutdown, which left roughly 10 million people stranded, was only the latest in a long line of predicaments for the industry. In recent years, airlines and passengers have struggled with… CONTINUE READING

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