Air Travel In The Future

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From 1914 to the present, air travel has been one of the greatest ideas men has ever thought about. What’s better than traveling around the World in just a few hours? Is there something better than air travel? I’m not sure you can argue with that. However, on the other hand, I can argue with many things about traveling. For instance, could be easier in the future to travel by making it less stressful before boarding to the aircraft because you're running late to the gate? When you fear in the air because you think the airplane is going to crash, or for seating in the aircraft for too long. In this case, currently, these are the reasons why airlines and people must do to improve the future of air travel by creating a better atmosphere around…show more content…
“With 8 million people flying each day, the concept of travel as a rare escape is outdated. Obstacles that prevented people traveling, like high costs, continue to fall away. For those with the means, travel has become a lifestyle. Barriers like language are disappearing with the advent of smart translation apps. Cheap flights are empowering time-short travelers to jet off for weekends. Opportunities to work remotely are unchaining legions of workers from their desks. And the rise in grown-up gap years is making long-term travel an aspiration for all ages.” By 2030, flights might even be a hundred bucks cheaper than they are currently. On the other hand, in my personal case, I tend to get frustrated when I see that a single ticket flight can cost up to $500 in the holiday rush for a trip to Puerto Rico. Although I can agree with the fact that cheap flights are slowly increasing, we still need to do much more when it comes to ticket expenses. Additionally, the first commercial airline flight to the present we have spent trillions of dollars in just fuel expenses. Airbus research suggests that every flight in the world could, on average, be around 13 minutes shorter, which would save millions of tonnes of excess fuel annually. By changing the way airplanes use fuel with a better technology and newer aircrafts, airlines might have a much higher profit, making flight tickets cheaper in the…show more content…
With the temperature rising to almost 120 degrees fahrenheit, the airline said some smaller jets were simply unable to leave airport. Why? Well, hot air is thinner, which makes it harder for planes to generate enough lift to leave the ground. “When you get in excess of 118F or higher, you’re not able to take off or land,” Ross Feinstein, a spokesman for American Airlines, told the New York Times. Researchers warn that these type of conditions are likely to become more common as the planet warms. For this reason, we have to ask ourselves, have airlines already thought about climate change and aircrafts? Would airports have to lengthen their runways? If we take a look back in 2013, 15 passengers were removed from a Swiss Airlines flight to Geneva after the plane was “deemed too heavy to take off from London City Airport, whose single 4,900-foot runway is one of the smallest in the country.” As outlined above, warmer temperatures mean planes have a tougher time taking off or landing and during heat waves, airports with short runways are the first to face these kind of problems. Unless airports like London City lengthen their runways, this sort of thing could become a regular occurrence in the future. On hot days, aircraft experience weight restrictions. At 19 of the world’s busiest airports, researchers at the University of Columbia concluded that “10 to

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