By John I. Duval, P.E.
The future is bright for the U.S. aviation industry as more people choose to travel each year by air. The high watermark in the industry so far is the year 2015, when more than 894 million passengers traveled by air in the United States.
At the current growth rate, one billion U.S. passengers will travel by air in 2025. Time-pressed consumers are becoming increasingly reliant on air travel, attracted by lower costs and a steadily improving safety record. (more…)