What airlines hide: 16 secrets

Some of these facts will be useful to travelers, others will unpleasantly surprise. In any case, it is worth knowing this before going on an air travel, writes LifeHacker. Dimmed lights on the plane are needed to prepare for evacuation When the plane lands at night, dim lights are turned on to prepare passengers for ...

VIP flight: how airlines bring first-class luxury to an absurdity and worsen economy conditions

Many do not understand why airlines are adding another ridiculous service to their offerings - now they take passengers to the gate in limousines and offer cabins with beds, separate showers and butler services. But these airline perks are not for everyone. They are available ...

Airlines send flight attendants to self-defense courses: how it threatens violators of order in planes

Amid a sharp rise in incidents involving unruly passengers, airlines have begun training flight attendants in aggressive self-defense techniques specifically designed for close combat. More details were told by the Business Insider edition. Flight attendants are trained in techniques to quickly disarm passengers and how to use it easily ...

Airline introduces health passports to travel to the US: how it works

American Airlines has unveiled the Verifly Health Passport for U.S. travel. Passengers traveling on all international routes can take advantage of the app, which makes it easy to check Covid-19 tests and other medical records, starting January 23. Business Traveler writes about it. The announcement followed ...

When the world will open its borders to air travelers: expert forecast

The full opening of borders around the world can only happen by mid-2021. Such terms were predicted by the Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Alexander de Junyac, writes “Lenta.ru”. As the expert noted, the resumption of flights will be facilitated by the emergence of a vaccine against coronavirus and widespread ...

Airlines plan to keep passengers on board without COVID-19 vaccination

The head of the Australian airline Qantas Airlines, Alan Joyce, believes that in the future, a COVID-19 vaccination certificate will become mandatory for everyone who wants to travel. The BBC reported on the innovations. “We are considering changes in our rules for servicing air passengers. Therefore, for example, international passengers ...

Tickets for the "nowhere" flight were disassembled in 10 minutes: what kind of trip is this?

Australian airline Qantas has organized a seven-hour scenic flight to nowhere that starts and ends at the same airport due to interstate travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets for this flight were sold out in 10 minutes. Fox writes about this ...

When global air travel recovers from COVID-19 crisis: IATA forecast

According to the forecast, international passenger traffic in 2020 will fall by 55% compared to 2019. CNN writes about what provokes such tendencies and what measures need to be taken to improve the situation. Global air travel will not recover from the COVID-19 crisis to ...

Coronavirus ruins airlines: many will not reach summer without help

An unprecedented crisis in aviation is evolving rapidly, and the industry no longer believes that airlines will survive the coronavirus outbreak without the help of the authorities and taxpayer money. Writes about this BBC. First Asia, followed by Europe and the United States, slammed the air gates in the hope of stopping the epidemic. ...

Excursions, dancing, massage: 8 of the most unexpected airline services

To make the journey comfortable and memorable, some airlines arrange city tours for travelers waiting for a connecting flight, and massage tired passengers on board. And this is far from the most surprising, according to RBC. There are thousands of flights around the world every day. IN…

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