Pilotless Planes Worth $35 Billion, But Most Passengers Wouldn’t Fly

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Commercial flights without pilots could save the aviation industry billions every year—but few passengers seem to be willing to fly that way, a new survey indicates.

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is planning to test cargo planes that can fly by remote control, using technology similar to those of autonomous-driving cars, starting next year. Pilotless commercial flights may follow, but a study by financial services company UBS found reluctance on the part of potential passengers to board one.

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