7 Ways Air Travel Changed After Air Disasters - Cnn.com

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Since then, the models have become increasingly sophisticated. "A lot of the more advanced weather radar don't just detect bad weather but predict wind shear. If a pilot sees wind shear coming, instead of landing, he can circle around the airport until it disappears." The AF447 Rio-Paris plane flight black boxes are displayed during a press conference on May 12, 2011. 4. Manual training It took two years for search parties to recover the black box from Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the Atlantic Ocean en route to Paris from Rio.

Are Google's Travel Plans Too Ambitious?

Because of this size, investors might think Groupon isn't a serious contender in online travel, but this might not be true. Despite its low revenue in the travel segment, the company appears to be more profitable than both Priceline.com and Expedia. Unfortunately, Groupon only provides gross world news profit data on its travel operations, but setting its metrics next to Priceline.com and Expedia puts the two companies to shame. 11.9% Source: Groupon, Priceline.com, and Expedia.

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