Does the airline industry use today's technology to its fullest? Wolfgang Mayrhuber (see photo) definitely believes it does not. Lufthansa's recently retired chairman and CEO is a thoughtful engineer who passionately advocates harnessing technology to drive efficiencies, and he wants to see next-gen aircraft employed in an optimal way. Compare next-gen aircraft to birds: “If birds get resistance, they slow down, and if they have a tailwind, they fly faster,” said Mayrhuber at Aviation ...

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