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Commercial aviation in 21st century

Here’s an interesting video about the technological developments that may occur in commercial aviation in the near future.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

1) What performance characteristics do airlines want to see in future (and current) aircraft?
2) What radical design ideas are described in the concept plane?
3) Describe the alternative way of boarding passengers on the plane as described in the video?
4) How could free flights become a reality?
5) How many A380s have been delivered so far, according to the video?
6) What’s going to be the big revolution in aviation manufacturing?

Suggested ICAO level: 5+

Have a great weekend!!

http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/06/04/spc-pkg-soares-21st-century-commercial-aviation.cnn.html