This week’s featured link
TRANSCOM/AMC Commercial Aircraft Cabin Aerosol Dispersion Tests – US Transportation Command and DARPA
You probably saw news coverage of this study, but here is the study itself. In short, transmission on airplanes is incredibly unlikely with mask-wearing, but it’s worth a read to get more details if you speak doctory-science language. I may write this up further next week once I acquire a translator.
Two for the road
Farewell Alitalia Airline: Hello Italia Trasporto Aereo SpA (ITA) – eTurboNews
Oh no, Alitalia is dead! Oh wait, no it’s not. It may or may not be coming back with a new name. I’m not entirely convinced the name will actually change, but that would sure be a huge waste of money to rebrand everything… so there’s a good chance it’ll happen. The name doesn’t matter to me. We all know who you are…
WestJet pulls back from Atlantic Canada – WestJet News
Canada has sealed itself off from its most important partner, the US, so you’d think that might give some hope to boosting domestic travel. Apparently that’s not the case if you’re in Atlantic Canada. WestJet is pulling out of several cities out there and reducing service to St John’s and Halifax.