I remember that for work, we took Virgin Atlantic from London to Los Angeles to avoid BA, KLM and the likes. They only had the thick leather seats ? in business class while Virgin already had the flat beds you see everywhere now. We were born too early...BA is one of the worst airlines in the world
At a quick glance it looks like more than half the routes with over 30k flights a year are also connected by land, in the same country, and without any huge mountain range or other natural barrier. High speed trains everywhere!If you consider from a CO2 perspective taking a flight is similar to driving a car for a year: Can you imagine what a high speed train ? could mean between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur?
By keeping the Boeing 737 MAX on the ground, Emirates (Dubai) is forced to make maximum use of its other planes. This is why the Airbus A380, the largest aircraft in the world, is used on a flight of barely forty minutes between Dubai and Oman.High speed trains everywhe