Planes told to glide into Almeria airport in fuel saving measure

AENA, the airports authority, has designated Almeria airport as a test site for its new “glide-in” fuel savings measures. The idea is to change flight routes, passing them through previously military held airspace, to allow planes to cut their engines for the last 180 kilometers of their routes into the airports. By flying a more direct route into the airport, instead of having to stick to tight flight paths, airplanes can apparently just cut engines Continue reading Planes told to glide into Almeria airport in fuel saving measure