When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck and dramatically dampened commercial aviation traffic volume, some people wondered if the industry would ever bounce back. But many airport authorities and airline leaders recognized those impacts were a short-term pause in the industry’s long-term upward trajectory. Those who could move forward large capital improvement projects sought to do so.
On October 28, 2021, a gear was set in motion, and it is still turning. That day Mark Zuckerberg gave an hour-and-a-half presentation about his great project for the future: a virtual environment that he referred to as the “metaverse,” which he sees as “the natural evolution of the Internet.” To emphasize the gravity of … Read more