Thursday, July 10, 2008

U.S Airways To Shut Off In-Flight Movies

It a fuel savings estimated at $10 million a year, US Airways says it will stop showing in-flight movies on its domestic flights. According to Bloomberg news, the video systems add about 500 pounds to a plane, increasing overall fuel consumption. The movie systems will be turned off November 1st, but will remain operating for Hawai'i and trans-Atlantic flights.