Really starting to see the airlines reacting to the needs of disabled passengers. It seems that Europe has taken the lead on reacting to the necessities of ground mobile units to assist disabled passengers. Why Europe? Why is the US lagging in being proactive about taking all necessary measures for ALL passengers?
Jacob Cumings replied to the topic Looking for thoughts on runway deicing liquid vs. solid. in the forum Products 2 years ago
A couple of obvious notes are:
Liquid is typically 50% water by weight.
Dilutes fairly quickly
Have to apply way too often
Slowly permeates ice
melts from the top down
possible accelerates the ASR in concrete surfaces
higher risk to airfield lighting
Events at JFK Airport during and following the winter storm of Thursday, January 4.
The storm triggered what the port authority described as a ‘cascade’ of issues at the New York airport, collectively causing more than 500 cancellations and culminating in flooding at Terminal 4 as the result of a burst water pipe on Sunday.
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