Taking pilots out of the cockpit could save airlines billions. But would anyone buy a ticket? The aviation industry could save $35 billion a year by moving to pilotless planes, according to a new report from UBS. Just one problem: The same report warns that only 17% of travelers are willing to fly without a pilot.
Turkey’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, signed a new cooperation agreement with Lebanon’s Middle East Airlines (MEA) on May 4. During a ceremony at the Rafiq Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon Çağatay Erciyes said the deal would encourage more visitors from Turkey.