The Environmental Protection Agency just enshrined the nation’s first-ever air pollution regulations on the aviation industry. But don’t get too excited, because they do basically nothing.
Just 1% of the global population was responsible for half of the world’s commercial flight emissions in 2018, a new study found. Those elite “frequent fliers” travelled about 56,000 kilometres that year.
In a bid to reassure the public that Boeing has fixed the problems with its disastrous 737 Max line of passenger jets, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson will personally take get behind the controls for a test flight next week, according to Bloomberg.