Within the newest developments, the Biden administration is lastly ending its pre-departure COVID testing requirement for U.S.-bound worldwide passengers; San Jose will get new trans-Atlantic service subsequent week and United plans a brand new SFO-Australia route; low-cost European carriers Norse Atlantic and Iceland’s Play start flying to the U.S.; Hawaiian Airways provides an Oakland route subsequent week; two low-cost U.S. airways and one Asian service plan Las Vegas flights; JetBlue eyes an growth of Mint service to a different LAX route; research finds 2022 airfare will increase at San Francisco aren’t as dangerous as most different U.S. markets; Spirit Airways … Read MoreRead More
Russia’s civil aviation authority bans UK flights; oil and gas prices retreat – as it happened
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Yesterday we woke up to the bleak news that Russia had invaded Ukraine. Today we are expecting a Russian tank attack on its capital, Kyiv, which could become the hardest day in the war, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister said.
Russian troops are advancing on Kyiv and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy pleaded with the international community to do more, saying the sanctions announced so far are not enough. An estimated 100,000 people have fled as explosions and gunfire rocked major
FedEx seeks US FAA approval to put in anti-missile know-how on cargo flights: Report
FedEx Company which is a transport and logistic firm, has requested the US’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for authorization to put in an anti-missile know-how on cargo flights to defend them towards heat-seeking missiles. In line with a submitting on Friday, FAA said that FedEx had requested permission so as to add the missile-defense system. The company indicated, “FedEx missile-defense system directs infrared laser vitality towards an incoming missile, in an effort to interrupt the missile’s monitoring of the plane’s warmth,” CNN reported.
The choice was made in response to a risk concerning the surveillance of the plane’s warmth. A
Omicron threatens enterprise journey; Alaska Airways cuts a whole lot of January flights
Within the newest air journey developments, sparse on-site attendance at this yr’s CES convention in Las Vegas sparked considerations that the revival of enterprise journey in 2022 could also be delayed because of the COVID omicron variant; as heavy U.S. flight cancellations continued all this week, Alaska Airways is slashing January schedules for a COVID reset; main telecom corporations conform to delay launch of latest 5G expertise attributable to aviation security considerations; Hong Kong bans U.S. flights and France toughens entry guidelines for the unvaccinated, however the U.Ok. and Eire take away their pre-flight check requirement and Israel reopens to … Read MoreRead More