Monday , 27 May 2024
Home Global Economy Planes on the ground: US airlines fear chaos from the 5G launch
Global Economy

Planes on the ground: US airlines fear chaos from the 5G launch

Major US airlines are warning of an impending crisis with catastrophic consequences for aviation. In the middle of the week, the major mobile operators want to put their new 5G networks into operation. The US Air Traffic Control Authority (FAA) warns that radio-sensitive aircraft instruments could be disrupted. The 5G launch could render part of the aircraft fleet unusable and cause “chaos” among the airlines.

According to the airlines, immediate action is required to avoid significant operational disruptions for passengers, air cargo, industry or the delivery of medical goods. If the 5G network goes live as planned, more than 1,100 flights and 100,000 passengers could be affected by cancellations, diversions or delays.

The mobile network operators have already postponed the 5G launch several times, and they have also set up buffer zones around 50 airports. They argue 5G has been successfully rolled out in about 40 other countries without any problems.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles

Global Economy

Spotlight on 2023: S&P 500 and the Significance of the 4400 Level

In our past exploration of the financial landscape of 2023, we delved...

Global Economy

AI and Data Analytics Drive Efficiency in Money Laundering Detection

BIS Innovation Hub Turns to Tech for Money Laundering Detection The BIS...

Global Economy

Russell 2000 Gains Momentum as Tech Stocks Outperform Value

Tech stocks have dominated the equity markets in recent months, surpassing value...

Global Economy

Crypto Exchange Bybit Announces Exit from Canadian Market Amid Regulatory Changes

Regulatory Shifts Prompt Bybit's Strategic Withdrawal from Canadian Crypto Market