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President Biden Announces New Actions to Protect Americans Against the Delta and Omicron Variants as We Battle COVID-19 this Winter – The White House Briefing Room
Buried in this lengthy release are impacts on air travel. First, travelers coming from other countries will have to get tested within 1 day of travel, not 3 days any longer. The mask mandate on airplanes will now be extended through March 18. If these are the only changes, I can live with it. It’s a border closure that I find ridiculous at this point, and we seem to be avoiding that so far.
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China Issues Directive on Boeing 737 MAX – Airways Mag
One step closer… China remains the most significant country by far to not have allowed the MAX to return to service. This is what happens when politics gets in the way, especially since the airplane has been safely flying for many months now.
Avianca Emerges From Chapter 11 – Avianca News
Congrats to Avianca for beating LATAM and Aeromexico out of the South American bankruptcy party.