Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint. Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint.
Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint.

What determines flight paths? Fares, airspace and jet streams

  • Getting from A to B doesn’t start with plotting the most direct path between two places
  • Countries with large territories and strategic locations can use their airspace to earn revenue and strong-arm negotiations

Topic |   Aviation
Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint. Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint.
Security and political issues determine flight paths and ticket prices far more than considerations about an airline’s carbon footprint.
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