In this episode:
Fifty years of the DC-10’s first flight
- More flights to nowhere? Yes, that’s a (big) thing now.
- ExpressJet, once one of the largest regional aircraft operators in the U.S. shutting down in September 2020
Delta leads the way in onboard COVID 19 safety procedures. Again
United – possibly – aggravates its passengers with a controversial new program
- Virgin Atlantic shift focus away from the struggling North Atlantic to more Visiting friends and relatives destinations. The carrier also gets closer to financial relief.
- Thai International’s aircraft acquisition comes under scrutiny. Fifteen years later.
- India’s Vistara tries a unique approach with its new onboard safety video
- EasyJet approaches possible mass pilot layoffs in an innovative manner
Aircraft and Engines
- Boeing’s troubled 737 Max moves steadily towards worldwide re-certification
- More negative press for Boeing as it immediately grounds 8 newly-delivered 787s
- Is Rolls Royce really becoming a British calamity?
- Cleared to land at the much-delayed new BER airport? Yes, er, maybe.