Above & Beyond
For aviation, the future is not just bright—it’s brilliant!
The Height of Luxury
Science leads the way to a better passenger experience.
Data Points: Flights Fantastic Climb
The passenger traffic from 2013 to 2014 grew in every region
Technology will make planes lighter, cheaper and more sustainable
Gates of Paradise
Tech-enhanced terminals and passenger-focused designs are reinventing today’s hubs of aviation.
Big Data Takes Off
Crunching the numbers to give passengers more comfortable and cost-efficient flights.
The Big Screen
High-tech security on the ground keeps passengers safe in the air.
Tomorrow’s Air Travel
Experts expound on the airline industry 100 years from now.
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It is our pleasure to bring you dynamic coverage of some of the most exciting innovation trends in transportation in this first-in-series supplement on aviation, produced by Scientific American’s Custom Media division. In collaboration with select partners and sponsors, we are thrilled to showcase the technological and engineering feats fueling the next generation of flying machines and creating
a whole new passenger experience.
Jeremy Abbate, Publishing Director
Mike May, Editorial Director