Tag: Flight

WestJet Airlines says no to drugs as Canada prepares to decriminalize cannabis

Last month, the Canadian Armed Forces announced its strict but reasonable policy surrounding the use of cannabis by service personnel. With Canada’s decriminalization of cannabis nearly upon us, a lot of companies and organizations that deal with dangerous tasks or complicated hardware are following suit. Earlier this week, one of Canada’s most popular air carriers, […]

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Tons of hidden diamonds, Jupiter’s new moons, America’s last Blockbuster and more

1. Some Recently Discovered Moons of Jupiter are Weirder Than Others Scott Sheppard’s astronomy division at the Carnegie Institution for Science hunts for objects in very distant parts of our Solar System. Sometimes, however, they’re able to scour areas closer—depending on the orbit of planets intersecting with their work. When the latter scenario arose with […]

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Link About It: Designer Oscar Viñals Imagines the Future of Flight

Designer Oscar Viñals Imagines the Future of Flight on 18 July 2018 A wildly ambitious visual and technical exploration, Barcelona-based designer Oscar Viñals (whose background is graphic design for competitive motor racing teams) has proposed a series of concept aircraft for the future. Perhaps surprisingly, his lack of formal education in aerospace engineering grants unfettered […]

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Airline seat size rule request dismissed again by FAA

The FAA has refused to force airlines to offer more legroom, rejecting calls for legal minimums and dismissing concerns that cramped seating in cabins could present an evacuation risk. The Federal Aviation Administration had been forced to reconsider regulatory requirements for airplane seating, after a judge ruled in favor of a consumer group in a […]

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Calabasas Teen Helps Deaf, Blind Man On Cross-Country Flight

CALABASAS (CBSLA) — A teen from Calabasas stepped up to help a man on her flight who’s blind and deaf. As CBSLA’s Jo Kwon reports, she’s been studying sign language for less than a year but the young woman’s skills were good enough to help the man communicate and keep him company. Clara Daly and her mom […]

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