3 Links I Love: Airplanes are COVID-Safe, Goodbye Alitalia, WestJet Stays West

3 Links I Love: Airplanes are COVID-Safe, Goodbye Alitalia, WestJet Stays West

This week’s featured link

TRANSCOM/AMC Commercial Aircraft Cabin Aerosol Dispersion TestsUS 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 … Read the post

3 Links I Love: The Tale of the Mighty Seat Belt, Norwegian Hunts for Business Travelers, Lufthansa’s Two-Color Confusion

3 Links I Love: The Tale of the Mighty Seat Belt, Norwegian Hunts for Business Travelers, Lufthansa’s Two-Color Confusion

Decoding the Design of In-Flight Seat BeltsAtlas Obscura
It takes skill to make an airplane seat belt into an interesting story, but Atlas Obscura did a great job of doing just that. Try to ignore Amy Fraher’s conspiracy-theory quotes and and just focus on what matters. An airplane … Read the post

FAA Extension is Not an “Amazing Win” For Consumers, But It’s Something

FAA Extension is Not an “Amazing Win” For Consumers, But It’s Something

I couldn’t help but scratch my head when I saw the headline. “Newly passed air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’.” Yes, the House, Senate, and President all miraculously agreed on a bill to do something. And that “something” extended FAA funding into next year. This … Read the post

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