Articles tagged “drones”

Tourism

Singapore Deploys Drones to Monitor Social Distancing: Will Other Tourist Destinations Follow?

Drones have been both a bane and a gift to the travel industry. A problem for airports and airlines, for sure, but a treasure to travel marketers filming from above. This looks like another way in which they will be applauded by tourism officials.

Singapore Deploys Drones to Monitor Social Distancing: Will Other Tourist Destinations Follow?

Airlines

U.S. Airports Urge Regulators to Take Drone Disruptions Seriously

U.S. airports are concerned they can't fight back against drones that invade their airspace. They'd like to see federal regulations to protect airports against drone incursions. But it's not happening as quickly as they would like.

U.S. Airports Urge Regulators to Take Drone Disruptions Seriously

Airlines

Drone Reports Halted Flights at Newark Airport

Drone disruptions of airline operations? Start of a trend? Probably.

Drone Reports Halted Flights at Newark Airport

Airlines

Heathrow Is Looking to Add 25,000 Flights a Year

UK airports are seeing lots of new investment. Expansion is good, but will Brexit end up being a spoiler for Heathrow and Gatwick?

Heathrow Is Looking to Add 25,000 Flights a Year

Airlines

Aviation Industry Weighs Implications of Gatwick Drone Incident as Suspects Released

Regardless of the ultimate findings of what actually happened at Gatwick regarding the drone incident, the event is a wakeup call to the aviation industry.

Aviation Industry Weighs Implications of Gatwick Drone Incident as Suspects Released

Airlines

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

This is only the beginning of the airport drone menace.

Gatwick Reopens After 2 Are Arrested for Drone Flights

Airlines

The Drone Problem Is Not Going Away for Airports

This is bizarre. Big airports in major markets don't just shut down. London Gatwick needs to get a handle on its issue — and soon.

The Drone Problem Is Not Going Away for Airports

Airlines

Drone Scare Disrupts London Gatwick During Holiday Rush

As we've remarked over the years, it's only a matter of time until a doofus with a drone knocks an airliner out of the sky and kills dozens or hundreds of people. In fact, it almost happened recently in Mexico.

Drone Scare Disrupts London Gatwick During Holiday Rush

Tourism

Tourist Towns Look to Tech for Shark Attack Solutions

We welcome new technologies that promise to make it safer to swim in the ocean. But destinations need to clamp down on activity organizers that bait sharks, too.

Tourist Towns Look to Tech for Shark Attack Solutions

Online Travel

Flying Taxi Startup Aims to Make Drone-Like Helicopters Popular

German startup Volocopter seeks to raise more money to build drone-like helicopters for ferrying passengers. We tend to be skeptical of toys for the rich like this — even if this editor wants to fly one.

Flying Taxi Startup Aims to Make Drone-Like Helicopters Popular