Op-ed: Lessons to take from drones shutting down Gatwick airport

Holiday travel havoc is almost expected. Canceled flights and stranded passengers are as much a part of the holidays as homemade pumpkin pie and gift returns. John Candy practically made a movie career off of it. 2017 saw the busiest airport in the world, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson, shut down days before Christmas. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise when Christmas 2018 saw its own travel meltdown.

What was surprising, however, was the cause this time around. While computers and weather are the usual culprits, this past holiday season saw a new potential menace: drones …

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