We live in an era of unprecedented speed and mobility. Urban geographer and anthropologist Manuel Castells has famously characterized our time as being shaped by the “space of flows,” in which multiple communication systems enable powerful and often instantaneous connectivity.  Nowhere is the space of flows more manifest than in the extensive and overlapping networks of global air transportation. In the past half century, in the United States and around the world, air travel has progressed from an elite prerogative to a popular option.
How to "green" up the airline industry – is it even vaiabel to think about? A provocative an dtimely essay
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