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Saturday, May 03, 2008

Drivers Do It! Pilots Do It? Will it save $$$ and Whales if Ship Captains Do It?


Drivers have long known that slowing down on the highway means getting more miles to the gallon. Now airlines are trying it, too — adding a few minutes to flights to save millions on fuel.

Southwest Airlines started flying slower about two months ago, and projects it will save $42 million US in fuel this year by extending each flight by one to three minutes. More at cbc ...

Photo from New England Aquarium Press Release

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