Monthly Archives: April 2020


Emirates steps up COVID-19 safety measures for passengers and staff

Emirates and Dubai International Airport (DXB) are stepping up precautionary measures at the airport and on-board to help protect the health and safety of its employees and customers. The new measures follow the introduction of rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers at DXB. All cabin crew, boarding agents, and ground staff in direct contact with passengers

2020-04-27T15:19:53+03:0027 April 2020|Airlines, Aviation, News|

Boeing to Continue Production Next Week

About 27,000 Boeing employees will return to work next week under health and safety guidelines. After suspending operations last month due to the coronavirus outbreak, Boeing announced it will resume building aircraft at their Washington state facility next week. About 27,000 Boeing employees will return to work next week to resume production of the commercial

2020-04-21T11:42:07+03:0021 April 2020|Airlines, Aviation, News|

Delta extends inflight social distancing measures

Delta Air Lines is taking steps to support social distancing during travel as the industry continues to evolve in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline is helping passengers and employees practice social distancing on the ground and in the air in keeping with current health-expert recommendations. To promote safe flying, the following temporary

2020-04-19T16:55:51+03:0015 April 2020|Airlines, Aviation, News|

easyJet prepares to leave the middle seats free when flights continue.

easyJet’s CEO, Johan Lundgren, says the airline will leave middle seats empty once the current lockdown is lifted and commercial flights resume. The low-cost carrier grounded its fleet at the end of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lundgren’s comments, initially reported by the BBC, come as other airlines around the world, including Delta, adopt

2020-04-19T16:48:43+03:0012 April 2020|Airlines, Aviation, News|

Emirates conducts rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers at Dubai International Airport

Emirates, in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has become the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers. Passengers on a flight to Tunisia on 15 April were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. The quick blood test was conducted by the DHA and results were available within 10 minutes.

2020-04-19T16:29:59+03:0010 April 2020|Airlines, Aviation, News|