Articles by tag: Federal Aviation Administration

Southwest Has Halved Its Flying Time Requirement for New Pilots. Does This Make Flying With Southwest Any Less Safe?

Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines decided to halve the flying time needed by its prospective pilots. This decision, which allows applicants to have 500 hours of experience flying a jet or turboprop aircraft instead of the previous 1,000, came amid staff shortages in the aviation industry. But does this move make flying with Southwest […]

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With Millions of Passengers to Protect Every Day, How Does the Federal Aviation Administration Get the Job Done?

For many of us, airline travel is almost as ordinary as driving a car.  In fact, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) handles more than 45,000 flights a day and over 16 million flights per year in the United States.  How, exactly, does the FAA regulate so many flights and help ensure safety for the more […]

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The Drone Industry’s Promising Future as 2021 Dawns

At CES 2021, a conference showcasing the latest technological innovations, companies showcased the latest and greatest in drone technology. At the same time the event was taking place, another conversation was happening about what the future of the industry would look like in the next few years. Juniper Unmanned Director of Strategic Programs Jason San […]

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Efficiency Amplified: Automatic Prior Authorizations for Seamless Care
February 23, 2024

Navigating the labyrinth of healthcare bureaucracy, particularly the prior authorization process, presents a significant challenge for both providers and patients. This process, which is designed to control healthcare costs, often ends up delaying critical care. Could the efficiency of healthcare delivery improve if hospitals with a consistent record of approved claims were granted automatic […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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