Seattle landing test could save Alaska 2.1M gallons of fuel

Alaska Airlines is hoping to save 2.1 million gallons of jet fuel annually with an experimental program allowing more efficient landings at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The satellite-guided landing technology could also cut carbon emissions by 22,000 metric tons. "This project could also become a blueprint for expanded use of next-generation technology at more U.S. airports," says a VP at the airline.

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