NASA Creates App Aimed At Shortening Commercial Flights, Saving Fuel

from Consumerist
There’s an app for just about everything. And that now includes one created by NASA and aimed at helping commercial airlines shorten flight times and conserve fuel. NASA announced on Tuesday that Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will be the first commercial carriers to use the new Traffic Aware Planner (TAP) application to make “traffic aware strategic aircrew requests (TASARs)” …