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ktla.com - Megan Telles - With its trained staff, CA airline hopes to make travel easier for people with autism
With its trained staff, CA airline hopes to make travel easier for people with autism
KTLA

With staff who have all completed specialized training in autism awareness, JSX Airline hopes to make travel easier for those who are on the spectrum and their families. The airline, founded in California, is certified as “Autism…

viewfromthewing.com - Airline CEO Calls British Airways '2 Out Of 10 Low Cost Carrier'
Airline CEO Calls British Airways '2 Out Of 10 Low Cost Carrier'
View from the Wing

In an interview with The Times of London (paywall) Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker calls British Airways a ‘two out of ten low cost carrier.' This isn't mere trash talking by a rival, Al Baker's Qatar Airways owns a 25% stake in British…

mainichi.jp - JAL eyes use of alternative fuels for all domestic flights from 2040 - The Mainichi
JAL eyes use of alternative fuels for all domestic flights from 2040 - The Mainichi
毎日新聞

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan Airlines Co. will replace jet fuel with alternative energy sources for all domestic flights from 2040 under its plan to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. The major Japanese…

runwaygirlnetwork.com - Connect Airlines sets its sights on Canada-US business day-tripping -
Connect Airlines sets its sights on Canada-US business day-tripping -
Runway Girl

Boston-based charter operator Waltzing Matilda Aviation (WMA) in October 2021 plans to launch a scheduled carrier called Connect Airlines, which will link Toronto's downtown Billy Bishop airport with business centers in the Northeast and Midwest…

skift.com - American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
Skift

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered antitrust concerns about the American-JetBlue partnership, the hospitality industry's insurance woes, a labor shortage as travel rebounds, and we reviewed Kayak's first hotel. Throughout the week…

mashable.com - Rachel Kraus - The many private companies in charge of vaccine passports
The many private companies in charge of vaccine passports
Mashable

Your COVID vaccine data might be flowing to private companies without your knowledge. Paper cards are the primary way people receive records of their COVID-19 vaccinations. However, some governments and businesses are looking for ways to digitize…

bloomberg.com - Siddharth Vikram Philip - Vaccinated Countries Wary of Relapse Stunt Air Travel Reopening
Vaccinated Countries Wary of Relapse Stunt Air Travel Reopening
Bloomberg

Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg Countries that have quickly rolled out coronavirus vaccines are only cautiously reopening for international travel, a sign it will take time for a hoped-for rebound in air traffic to develop. U.K. airline…

forbes.com - Bruce Y. Lee - Blocking Airplane Middle Seats Could Reduce Covid-19 Coronavirus Risk By 57%, Study Says
Blocking Airplane Middle Seats Could Reduce Covid-19 Coronavirus Risk By 57%, Study Says
Forbes

Get ready to be packed more tightly together with other strangers on airplanes again, unless, of course, you have your own private jet. Most major U.S airlines have already ceased blocking out middle seats on flights to prevent the spread of the…

liveandletsfly.com - Matthew Klint - Will United Airlines Install More Seatback TVs After All? - Live and Let's Fly
Will United Airlines Install More Seatback TVs After All? - Live and Let's Fly
Live and Let's Fly

Yesterday, Live and Let's Fly reported on a video that strongly suggested, if not outright stated, that United Airlines would install seatback TVs and larger overhead bins on its older narrobowdy aircraft. But United has silently removed all…

forbes.com - Jack Kelly - A War For Talent Is Starting-Spoiler Alert: Workers Will Win
A War For Talent Is Starting-Spoiler Alert: Workers Will Win
Forbes

It's incredulous to see the economy and job market heating up, when only a few months ago, we were mired in misery. In a dramatic comeback, Americans are finding new jobs. Over 7 million jobs have recently been posted online. In March, nearly one…

nbcnews.com - Andrew Evans - My post-Covid family reunion wasn't what I expected. But it was so much of what I needed.
My post-Covid family reunion wasn't what I expected. But it was so much of what I needed.
NBC News

I keep feeling the last, lost year. I felt it in my own strained breath while sprinting the length of Terminal B at Denver International Airport midway through my first post-pandemic trip. I'm not in as good a shape as I used to be before…

newtelegraphng.com - Our Reporters - Ethiopian Airlines marks 75, resumes operations flight to Kano, Enugu
Ethiopian Airlines marks 75, resumes operations flight to Kano, Enugu
New Telegraph

With its first flight to Cairo, Egypt recorded on April 8, 1946 to Cairo, Ethiopian Airlines has kicked off a year – long celebration of its 75th anniversary with the theme: “Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence”; this is even as…

independent.co.uk - Olivia Petter - Meghan Markle watching Prince Philip's funeral from home after being unable to travel due to pregnancy
Meghan Markle watching Prince Philip's funeral from home after being unable to travel due to pregnancy
The Independent

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gulfnews.com - Bindu Rai, Entertainment Editor - Sonu Sood latest Bollywood star to test positive for COVID-19
Sonu Sood latest Bollywood star to test positive for COVID-19
Gulf News

The man who became a household name for helping migrants during the COVID-19 lockdown in India has now been struck down by the virus. Bollywood actor and social activist Sonu Sood is the latest celebrity who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

allears.net - Zoe Settle - It Looks Like We're Not the ONLY Ones With Disney World on the Brain!
It Looks Like We're Not the ONLY Ones With Disney World on the Brain!
AllEars.Net

After over a year into a pandemic, and various iterations of lockdowns, it seems with the rise of COVID-19 vaccinations that Americans are looking to do some traveling beyond the confines of their homes. Recent trends have indicated a significantly…

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