COVID-19 Air Travel

Israir to start flights for passengers with Covid-19 antibodies only

Israir Airlines plans to launch the COVID-19 and antibody-only domestic flights....


Pandemic smacked US passenger traffic to 1985 levels

According to the data released by the United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2020 passenger numbers dropped to a level unseen since 1985....


Paris-Orly airport closes a second terminal

As a result of the drop in air traffic, Orly airport, Paris’ secondary hub, closed one of its terminals....


Cathay Pacific slashes long-haul flights to Australia

In response to the new quarantine regulations for flight crew, Cathay Pacific slashed most of its long-haul flights to Australia....


Delta Air Lines committed to block middle seat through April

In order to maintain social distance between travelers, Delta Air Lines reiterated its commitment to keep blocking the middle seat through April 2021....


Biden’s mandatory mask rule backed by US airlines

President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to mandate masks for air travelers was supported by Airlines for America, a trade association representing major US airlines....


Qantas aims to restart international flights from July 2021

Qantas is aiming to restart flights to international destinations from July 2021....


When will aviation recover in full?

Analysts forecast that the aviation industry will start to recover in 2021, but the road to a full recovery is expected to be long and difficult.  ...


Turmoil over COVID-19 mutation: border closures in Middle East

Outbreak of new coronavirus mutation prompts countries to close their air borders....


British company launches first virtual health passport for air travel

A British cyber technology company launched the world’s first virtual health passport.   ...