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017 MEM - 747 is alive, EasyJet drone maintenance, FAA pilotless plane, no A380 for United

Episode Summary

Flight 017. The 747 lives for another day. The FAA tests a pilotless plane. The dream of the flying car is near. United gives up on the A380 but also on some passengers. Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks to make a movie about the miracle of the Hudson. Lots of European cities want Emirates. EasyJet goes drone for maintenance. A Ryanair passenger legally changes his name to avoid a ticket fee.

Episode Notes


I. Industry News of the Week

II. Innovation News of the Week

III. App of the Week

IV. Airport of the Week