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Inside United Airlines’ Decision to Mandate Coronavirus Vaccines – The New York Times
Here’s a closer look at how the United mandate evolved. I think it’s important to understand all the communication and incentive groundwork that made this happen more smoothly. The other airlines do not have the benefit of time to make it as well-oiled as the United operation with less than two months to go. And hell, Delta hasn’t even said it’ll mandate the vaccine yet.
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Korean Air-Asiana merger may harm competition – regulator – ch-aviation
Hold up, hold up. Are you trying to suggest that when the two largest airlines in a country — largest by far — merge, there will be a reduction in competition? That’s crazy talk! How is this now just becoming an issue?
A Tribute to Aviation Pioneer Edward R Beauvais – Airways
So long to an industry legend. Sure America West went into bankruptcy after about a decade, and yes, Western Pacific failed, but he was still an important figure in the airline industry.