· Vistara's first 787-9 aircraft operates its maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route →
The airline said its flight UK705, operated using Dreamliner plane, departed from Delhi at 7.05 am on Thursday and arrived at Kolkata at 8.55 am.
· EasyJet plans to cut up to 30% of staff because of Covid-19 crisis →
Airline will start consultation process with workers as it expects to fly fewer planes
· Britain's easyJet to axe up to 30per cent of staff →
The novel coronavirus has brought airlines across the world to their knees, grounding planes and forcing them to make tens of thousands of job cuts as they prepare for a travel market which could take three years to recover.
· Britain’s EasyJet to axe up to 30 per cent of its workforce →
The novel coronavirus has brought airlines across the world to their knees, grounding planes and forcing them to make tens of thousands of job cuts as they prepare for a travel market which will take three years to recover.
The New York Times
· Ai Weiwei Designs Masks With a Message →
A study from Emory University found that during flu season, the safest place to sit on a plane is by a window, as people sitting in window seats had less contact with potentially sick people.
· Noble gesture! Delhi farmer turns good Samaritan for 10 Bihar migrants, pays Rs 68,000 for flight tickets to get them home →
Migrants said they cannot believe that they are going to their villages in Samastipur not walking or cycling or scrambling for a seat on a bus or train, but on a plane.
· Thursday briefing: Test and trace begins →
No planes in the sky, empty hotels, deserted attractions: with the world at a standstill, the tourism industry has been one of the industries worst hit.
The Japan Times
· Boeing restarts 737 Max factory, taking a step toward jet’s comeback →
Output of the Max resumed at a low rate as employees focused on improving quality and streamlining the way the plane is built, Boeing said in a statement.
· Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder →
The French team and technical representatives of Airbus and engine maker Safran had to be flown in on an Airbus A330-900 test plane.