Why iPad will never replace newspapers in India

26 May 2011

Heather Timmons in the New York Times:

“New Delhi: When Bob Haygooni paid a midflight visit to a cockpit at his new employer, Air India, he was shocked. The pilots, he said, had completely covered the windows with newspaper to keep out the sun.

“‘All you had in the cockpit was this yellowish glow, as the light permeated the newspaper,’ Haygooni recalled, saying it was a visibility hazard he had never seen before in 30 years of flying.

“But ‘this was a normal thing at Air India,’ said Haygooni, a former United Airlines pilot who flew for the Indian airline for 16 months.”

Read the full article: Criticism of Air India grows

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