According to the FAA, more than 1 billion people will fly the not-so-friendly skies by the year 2015. That’s just 8 years from now.
If you think things are nutty now, just wait.
Apparently, the FAA is using an air traffic control system so old that only 6 people still know how to program in the language.
On the scarier side, there have been 339 incidents so far this year where planes got too close to each other or other objects on the ground. Imagine what happens at 30,000 feet.
Or, don’t. It’s a little too scary. Check out the entire story at www.BusinessWeek.com.
Sept. 3, 2007.