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Virgin Airlines To Test Biofueled Aircraft

Virgin Airlines To Test Biofueled Aircraft

Virgin Airlines president Richard Branson said in an interview this week that his company hopes to put a biofuel-burning 747 in the air in early 2008. The company has been working with Boeing and GE Aviation in the hopes that it can become the first ever biofueled commercial airline.

October 15, 2007

Airlines and Accessibility

Airlines and Accessibility

Most people take travel for granted. Sure, airplanes and trains can often feel cramped (especially on long trips), hotels rarely feel like home (regardless of commercials claiming otherwise), and delays are an inconvenience. But travel has become easier and faster than ever before. For some people, however, travel can be a trying experience because companies do not take their needs into account. Despite the establishment of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, disabled people often find themselves treated rudely, forgotten, or without access to basic facilities.

September 18, 2007

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