May 10, 2021

Airlines Celebrate Updated CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Travelers

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated guidance Friday, which states that fully vaccinated people can “travel safely within the United States.” The April 2 guidance said fully vaccinated individuals are “less likely to get and spread COVID-19” and specified that such individuals can “travel safely…

American Airlines Flies Passengers on Boeing 737 Max for First Time Since March 2019

This week, the Boeing 737 Max returned to the commercial airways with a three-hour American Airlines flight between Miami and New York City. Tuesday’s flight marked the first time that a Boeing 737 Max transported commercial passengers since the plane was grounded in 2019 following two fatal crashes. According to a report by Business Insider,…

Coronavirus live news: senator Chuck Grassley tests positive; airlines offer Covid testing

10.35am EST10:35 Matthew Weaver Portugal has set up a taskforce to come up with vaccination strategy and hopes to start distributing shots as early as January, Reuters reports citing the health minister Marta Temido. Temido said experts were working to decide which groups should get the vaccine first as well as distribution logistics from transport…

US airlines saw 965% rise in passenger complaints amid coronavirus

It’s no secret that the aviation industry has taken a serious beating due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s blight on air travel demand. Especially amid the first months of the global health crisis, commercial airlines suffered not just financially, but also from a public-relations perspective, as confusion and frustration over canceled flights, and struggles over vouchers versus refunds,…

Corporate Combat: Georgia Conservatives Aim to Derail Delta Airlines State Subsidy After Airline Cuts NRA Ties

Georgia conservatives are attempting to derail a jet fuel tax break that the state government was set to hand out to Delta Airlines after the company cut ties with the NRA in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Atlanta-based Delta was set to get a $40 million per year tax break on jet […]

Report: Russian Warhead Took Down Malaysian Airlines Flight

After a thorough investigation, the Dutch Safety Board has concluded that a Russian-made surface-to-air missile took down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The board’s chairman, Tjibbe Joustra, explained their findings at a press conference Tuesday: Giving what was the most detailed description of the jet’s final moments to date, Joustra said the explosion killed the plane’s […]

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