“Passenger” in the news
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· Gold rush: Virus has sparked round-the-clock race to fill vaults →
Not only have passenger flights - on which shipments are typically transported - been grounded, but New York City, where many Comex warehouses are located, has also been a hotspot for the virus.
· Plane takes flight over Washington, with no fuel. (It's electric.) →
(This all-electric Cessna test flight couldn't fit any passengers, the Seattle Times reported, because battery equipment filled up the plane.)
· Delta Air Lines: Clear Skies Ahead →
Business travelers account for 12% percent of airline passengers, but they are typically twice as lucrative – accounting for as much as 75% of profits.
· More than 2 million British travellers able to avoid 14-day quarantine after travelling abroad →
The category “road haulage worker and road passenger transport worker” makes no distinction between employees working internationally and those who are simply returning to jobs as truck and bus drivers.
· Bangladesh lifts COVID-19 lockdown, logs record deaths on same day →
In the crowded capital Dhaka, passengers piled into trains and traffic clogged up the streets as workers returned to their jobs after months of restrictions that have battered the economy.
· The Station: Amazon eyes Zoox, Aurora goes back to school and Cabana hits the road →
Beyond environmental benefits, Vaya highlights economic gains for passengers and drivers of shifting to electric in Africa’s taxi markets, where fuel costs compared to personal income is generally high for drivers.
· Unlock 1.0: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu to continue curbs on inter-state travel; Karnataka, Rajasthan, UP lift ban →
The discordant stance taken by the states on the issue is similar to the confusion that prevailed when the Centre allowed resumption of domestic air services on May 25, as the states came out with their own set of rules for passengers.
· Embraer negotiating US$600m bank financing for exports →
The loans will finance production to meet demand for passenger planes and executive jets, they said speaking on condition they were not named.
The China Post
· Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus →
Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international passengers that’s home to Emirates, has been operating at a fraction of its usual pace.
· Trump Is Afraid →
All day long, cars streamed toward the White House, with passengers leaning out the windows and chanting, “Black lives matter!” As one car passed a White House gate at 15th and E Streets, a group of men shouted at the guards: “Fuck you.” On sidewalks littered with soiled masks and empty water bottles, demonstrators pumped their fists in solidarity and demanded respect for African Americans—a community whom Trump says he “loves.”